About Dr Orla Nic Suibhne:
BIO: In 2016, Orla was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Irish Research Council. UCD are the academic hosts for the research project, and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is the Enterprise partner. The focus is the Sustainable Energy Community Programme that SEAI are currently championing. Orla completed her PhD at the National University of Ireland in Galway and this was also funded by the Irish Research Council. Her research investigated the implementation of Energy Management Information Systems into large organisations. Orla also coordinated a €3m smart grid project for Údarás na Gaeltachta entitled GREAT (Growing Renewable Energy Applications and Technologies). She is also a H2020 expert evaluator.