Micro-hydropower Energy Recovery System at Blackstairs Group Water Scheme

The micro-hydropower energy recovery system at Blackstairs Group Water Scheme in Ireland is a good example for innovation realised by collaborating with many different groups,  site managers, government agencies, suppliers and researchers from many countries. This video summarizes the project and includes interviews from some of the stakeholders.

Fighting the effects of Climate Change…

Dwr Uisce Group pic 21Nov2019contributing to a save-water charity, and protecting the first Welsh Bible… all at the same time.

Since February 2019 I am a Research Fellow in a European funded research initiative.   As a research team, we aim at building innovation competencies in the water-energy sector and reduce climate change impacts. The programme is a collaboration between Trinity College (Engineering and the Business School), and Bangor University in Wales. The researchers come from all over the World and include geologists, engineers, climatologists, environmentalists and management scientists. My role as a management researcher is to combine theory and practice – to help to develop innovation competencies within the water- energy network Read more

Learning to innovate and addressing the water crisis

wp-1580060000532.jpgWater scarcity affects every continent and was listed in 2019 by the World Economic Forum as one of the largest global risks in terms of potential impact over the next decade. Since February 2019 I am working in an EU funded project, addressing water supply, where engineering, environmental, geography and management researchers from many countries work together with a network of industry and water authorities. Read more