Electricity Research Centre
The Electricity Research Centre (ERC) is an industry-university research collaboration with research driven by the energy industry worldwide and a particular emphasis on the Irish electricity sector. The ERC is based in the Electrical Engineering department at University College Dublin (UCD) with an Energy Economics branch at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) .
Science Foundation Ireland
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) invests in academic researchers and research teams who are most likely to generate new knowledge, leading edge technologies, and competitive enterprises in the fields of science and engineering underpinning three broad areas:
Information and communications technology
Sustainable energy and energy-efficient technologies
SFI makes grants based upon the merit review of distinguished scientists.
SFI also advances co-operative efforts among education, government, and industry that support its fields of emphasis and promotes Ireland’s ensuing achievements around the world.