Electric Power & Energy Systems Webinar with Michael Walsh

Date(s) - 4 Dec 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2222 Coover Hall

This is a webinar event. We will livestream this webinar at 10 a.m. in 2222 Coover Hall.

Speaker: Michael Walsh, Managing Director at Smartwires

Title: Wind and Transmission Development: Interacting with the Public

Abstract: Based on his decades of experience developing wind farms and transmission projects, Michael will describe the challenges of addressing public concerns associated with development of electric power infrastructure and working with groups of people who have social, political, or economic priorities unaligned with those that motivate such projects.

Bio: Based in Dublin, Ireland, Michael is responsible for leading the Smart Wires business in the Europe Region. Prior to joining Smart Wires he was Director of Future Grids at Ireland’s Transmission System Operator, EirGrid, where he was responsible for planning the transmission system on the island of Ireland and bringing new technologies into its grid development strategy. He was a member of ENTSO-E’s System Development Committee which oversees the planning of the European transmission system. Before that he was Chief Executive of the Irish Wind Energy Association and a board member of the European Wind Energy Association. Other previous roles include Manager of Market readiness at ESB National Grid and a lecturer in Electronic Engineering at University College Dublin, Ireland. Michael is a Fellow of Engineers Ireland and a member of the board of the Energy Institute at UCD. He holds a BE, MBA and PhD and has authored many peer reviewed papers and advised a wide variety of international bodies.

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