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Recent Journal Articles

Ghosh, A., Norton, B. and Duffy, A. (2017) Effect of sky conditions on light transmission through a suspended particle device switchable glazing. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 160, February 2017, Pages 134–140. 

Oliver, R., Duffy, A., Enright, B. and O’Connor, R. (2016) Forecasting peak-day consumption for year-ahead management of natural gas networks, Utilities Policy, Volume 44, February 2017, Pages 1-11, ISSN 0957-1787,

Ghosh, A., Norton, B. and Duffy, A. (2016) Behaviour of a SPD switchable glazing in an outdoor test cell with heat removal under varying weather conditions. Applied energy, Vol. 180, Oct. 2016, pp 695-706. 

Hussain C.M.I, Norton. B. & Duffy. A. (2016) Technological assessment of different solar-biomass systems for hybrid power generation in Europe. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.rser.2016.08.016. 

Oliver, R., Duffy, A. and Kilgallon, I. (2016) Statistical models to infer gas end-use efficiency in individual dwellings using smart metered data, Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 23, May 2016, Pages 1-10, ISSN 2210-6707,

Cleary, B., Duffy, A., Bach, B., Vitina, A., O’Connor, A. and Conlon, M. (2015) Estimating the electricity prices,generation costs and CO2 emissions of large scale wind energy exports from Ireland to Great Britain, Energy Policy, vol. 91, pp. 38–48. 

McLoughlin F., Duffy, A., Conlon, M. “A clustering approach to domestic electricity load profile characterisation using smart metering data”, Applied Energy, Vol. 141 March 2015.

Ahern, C. and Norton, B. (2015). Energy Savings Across EU Domestic Building Stock by Optimizinghydraulic Distribution in Domestic Space Heating Systems (Energy and Buildings 02/2015; 91:199-209).

F. Tedesco, L. Mariam, M. Basu, A. Casavola and M. F. Conlon, “Economic Model Predictive Control based Strategies for Cost-effective Supervision of Community Microgrids Considering Battery Lifetime”, IEEE Trans Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics (JESTPE), Special Issue in Sustainable Energy Systems Integration, vol 3,issue (4),pp. 1967 -1077, 2015.

S.K. Khadem, M. Basu, M.F. Conlon, “Intelligent Islanding and Seamless Reconnection Technique for with UPQC", IEEE Trans Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics (JESTPE), vol. 3, issue 2, pp. 483-492, 2015.

Cleary, B.; Duffy, A.; O Connor, A.; Conlon, M.; Fthenakis, V.,(2015), "Assessing the Economic Benefits of Compressed Air Energy Storage for Mitigating Wind Curtailment," Sustainable Energy, IEEE Transactions on, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1,8 doi: 10.1109/TSTE.2014.2376698.

Claudy, M.C., Garcia, R., O’Driscoll, A., "Consumer resistance to innovation—a behavioral reasoning perspective", Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, August 2014.

Reilly, D., Duffy, A., Conlon, M., Willis, D.. A Methodology for Development of a More Parsimonious Building Energy Asset Rating Method for Energy Demand Reduction Targeting, Energy and Buildings Vol. 65, October 2013,p. 159–166.

Ahern,C., O’Flaherty, M., Griffiths, P., State of the Irish housing stock - Modelling the heat losses of Ireland’s existing detached rural housing stock & estimating the benefit of thermal retrofit measures of this stock, Energy Policy (2013).

Goodbody, C.,Walsh, E., McDonnell, K., Owende,P.: Regional integration of renewable energy systems in Ireland: the role of hybrid energy systems for small communities. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, vol. 44, Issue 1, January 2013, p. 713-720.

McLoughlin, F., Duffy, A., Conlon, M., Evaluation of time series techniques to characterise domestic electricity demand, Energy, Volume 50, 1 February 2013, Pages 120-130.

Sharkey, F., MacEnri, J., Bannon, E., Conlon, M. and Gaughan, K. Resource-induced voltage flicker for wave energy converters – assessment tools. IET Renewable Power Generation, Volume 7, Issue 6.

Sharkey, F., Bannon, E., Conlon, M. and Gaughan, K.Maximising Value of Electrical Networks for Wave Energy Converter Arrays. International Journal of Marine Energy, Volume 1, April 2013, Pages 55-69

Amendola, Giovambattista; Fabrizio, Mauro; and Golden, Murrough, "Free Energies in a General Non-Local Theory of a Material with Memory". Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences, Vol. 24, Issue 6, June 2014.

Famuyibo, A., Duffy, A., Strachan, P.:Achieving a Holistic View of the Life Cycle Performance of Existing Dwellings. Building and Environment, Vol. 70, December, 2013, p.90-101.

Blackledge, J., Coyle, E., Kearney, D., McGuirk, R., Norton, B., Estimation of Wave Energy from Wind Velocity, IAENG Engineering Letters, 2013, p.1-13.

Recent Books/Chapters

Duffy, A., Cleary, B. et al. (June 2015). IEA Wind Task 26: Wind Technology, Cost, and Performance Trends in Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Norway, the European Union, and the United States: 2007–2012 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Technical Report)

Duffy, A., Rogers, M. and Ayompe, L. (May 2015). Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency: Assessment of Projects and Policies (Wiley-Blackwell)

Norton, B., (2014) Harnessing Solar Heat Lecture Notes in Energy Vol. 18 (Dordrecht: Springer)

Coyle, Eugene D. and Simmons, Richard A., Understanding the Global Energy Crisis (2014). Purdue University Press. (Knowledge Unlatched Open Access Edition.)

W. Doherty, A. Reynolds, D. Kennedy. Aspen plus simulation of biomass gasification in a steam blown dual fluidised bed. Book Chapter: Materials and processes for energy: communicating current research and technological developments, A. Méndez-Vilas (Ed.), Formatex Research Centre, 2013.

Norton, B.: Industrial and Agricultural Applications of Solar Heat. Elsevier. 2012.

Rogers, M. and Duffy, A. (2012) Engineering Project Appraisal, 2nd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell.

Recent Conference Publications

Sharkey, K., Honer, K. Conlon, M. Gaughan, K. and Robinson, E. The Domestic and Export Market for Large Scale Wave Energy in Ireland and the Economics of Export Transmission. Universities' Power Engineering Conference 2013, Dublin.

Cleary, B., Duffy, A., O’Connor A., Conlon, M., and Fthenakis, V. (2013), Assessing the economic benefits of compressed air energy storage on the 2020 Irish Power System, 48th Universities Power Engineering Conference, Dublin, September 5th & 6th.

Sharkey, S., Conlon, M. and Gaughan, K. Impacts on the Electrical System Economics from Critical Design Factors of Wave Energy Converters and Arrays. Paper presented at EWTEC Technical visit, 6th. Sept. 2013.

Sunderland, K., Woolmington, T., Conlon, M., Blackledge, J., : Urban Deployment of Small Wind Turbines: Power Performance and Turbulence, 48th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC,2013) Dublin Institute of Technology Ireland, 2-5 September 2013.