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Niall McCoy, PhD Researcher


Niall McCoy has progressed through the Dublin Institute of Technology, starting out as an apprentice electrician and working through the education system as a part time student, graduating with an Honours Degree in Electrical Services and Energy Management from Dublin Institute of Technology in 2010.

After working in the Oil & Gas industry for a number of years, Niall joined a small renewable energies company as an electrical engineer. As the industry has grown, so did the opportunities, currently Niall is responsible for wind farm developments across the world in countries such as Canada, US, South Africa, UK & Ireland. To date, Niall has successfully project managed and designed over 1.2GW in installed wind farms.

Niall is currently completing a PhD in the area of Energy Forecasting and Analysis, under the heading “Wind Power Analysis Using Non-Standard Statistical Models”