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Events & Launches

Electric Vehicles and Ireland’s 2030 Targets /
Energy and Environment Division
Electric Vehicles and Ireland’s 2030 Targets
Date: Wednesday December 6th
Time: 07:30 am for 08.15 am
Venue: Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 About the Event:
By 2030 all new cars in Ireland will be “zero emissions capable” – wishful thinking or an attainable goal?
Engineers Ireland breakfast briefing will aim to give a broad overview on electric vehicles in Ireland, the future for electric vehicles and an insight on how Ireland can move towards sustainability in transport, from a infrastructure, policy and a car manufacturers perspective. 7.30 am
Light breakfast

Chairman: John Kane, Energy-Environment Division
8.15 am
Graham Brennan (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland)
This talk will summarise market developments, batteries and technology. 8.30 am
Joe Mooney (ESB E Cars)
Talk on Ireland’s EV Infrastructure and Technology Developments 8.45 am
James McCarthy
Nissan Ireland will give an insight into what is required to grow to the Electric Vehicle business in Ireland. 9.00 am
Open Forum
Panel: Q&A
9.45 am
About the Speakers:
Graham Brennan is Transport Programme Manager at the Sustainable Authority of Ireland. He is currently responsible for managing the Electric Vehicle research programmes in SEAI. He is also a member of the IEA committee on hybrid and electric vehicles.
Joe Mooney is ESB E Cars Infrastructure & Operation Manager. Joe began with the Ecar team in 2011 where he initially worked on the national deployment of an EV infrastructure. He then moved into the area of charging systems specialist, working with CHAdeMO Association.
James McCarthy is Chief Executive of Nissan Ireland. James holds a Bachelor Degree in Civil Law, an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and is a qualified solicitor. Participate on-line:
This event will also be available live on webcast:

Health, Safety & Wellbeing

Understanding our Safety Culture / Group Health, Safety & Wellbeing
A sincere thanks to those of you who took the few minutes to fill in the Safety Survey that is live across G&WM, Innovation and Networks. The survey for G&WM and Innovation closes at the end of Sunday 3rd. Dec
**A final call to those of you who haven’t had a chance to fill out the G&WM and Innovation safety survey yet… please take the few minutes today or over the weekend (particularly for shift operations staff).**
The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete and you can find your link in an email from your Safety Support Manager.
We are really interested in your views on safety, what is working well, and what we can further improve. This will help us gauge where we are now in safety. Thank you for your support

People Leaving

Retirement – Thank You /
Tommy Stafford would like to extend his thanks to everyone who wished him well on his recent retirement.
He really appreciated the large attendance at his retirment function and the phone calls and texts received from those who could not attend on the night.