In late September, US power giant Entergy announced plans to begin exploring the use of hydrogen (H2) in its generation portfolio, as part of a commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050. This includes producing hydrogen using electrolysis powered by both renewable and nuclear generation, and burning hydrogen…
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Patrick works in the Sunshine for Mines program where he works on corporate & market research, system analysis, client engagement and financial modeling. This works is geared towards supporting organizations to allow them to make informed choices about renewable procurement and improve awareness of options available in the market.
Patrick has worked extensively in Irish and European politics, both as a legislative advisor and in advocacy. He has also worked across a number of other sectors in developing actionable research through the use of market data and modeling tools.
MA International Economics and International Relations, The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
MEconSc European Economic and Public Affairs, University College Dublin
BA Politics & History, University College Dublin
Why I Love Working At RMI
“I am excited to be part of a dynamic and forward looking organization that is driving a pragmatic approach to meeting our long term climate and energy needs.”
Originally posted on ACT news. Although hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) have been around since the 1960s, they have recently emerged as a potential solution to decarbonize heavy transport. Nikola Motors just announced it has raised $1 billion in funding for its hydrogen…
Hydrogen is the new kid on the block of low-carbon alternatives, with applications in mobility, industrial processing, and heavy transport. It can also be used to provide electricity and heat, and can be blended with natural gas to help decarbonize existing natural gas grids. But even with these opportunities, across…
Mining companies are facing significant challenges in their efforts to decarbonize, and are looking for more opportunities to incorporate dynamic technologies to aid these efforts. The challenge in many cases is to do this without limiting the efficiency of the extraction and processing systems. Renewable energy solutions can offset many…
It is no secret that the mine of the future must be vastly different than the mine of the past. With increasing fuel prices and social pressures, decreasing ore grades, and more complex energy challenges, mining companies must learn to navigate new terrain if they are to thrive in…
5 Reasons Your Mine Should Invest in On-Site Renewables in 2018: Key Lessons Learned from the First 1 GW Installed
As of 2016, approximately 1 gigawatt of renewable energy capacity has been installed on mine sites globally, and current projections show that number reaching more than 1.4 GW in the next five years. What’s causing this shift in the mining industry? And does your company risk getting left…