UCD Michael Smurfit Business School        Sustainability ClubIreland becoming a world leader as a   competitive low carbo...
Shannon River Level40 cm higher in 2009 than 1954 record level
How water availability may change, as temperatures,    populations and industrialisation increase                       19...
How water availability may change, as temperatures,    populations and industrialisation increase                        2...
Highest Wave Energy Resource in Europe - Up to 76 kW/m
Natural ResourcesWave Resources•   Best in Europe - annual average    power levels of up to 76kW/m.•   Accessible Resource...
Wavebob Ltd.
OpenHydro - Tidal Energy Turbine at EMEC Testing                  Site Scotland
Horizons of Growth                                     Horizon 3Profit                   Horizon 2         Horizon 1      ...
Landfill Gas Overview
Atmospheric carbon dioxide     concentrations
Instrumental temperature record
Climate ChangeThe Key Driver of Change
Wind Power – The Issues
European Solar Resource Map
European Super Grid
Biomass Co-Firing: 220kt 2012?              2011/12 (f)•   1,032,000 ET fuel Consumed•   781,000 MWhr Produced•   160,000 ...
Potential Supply Area
Recommended Option                                 Lough                               Termination Point                  ...
Green Supply Chain Award                                                                               Bloom 2012         ...
‘we’re the first generation with tools to understand change’s inthe earth’s system caused by human activity, and the last ...
Priority Areas            - From Recent EPA Report• Water• Habitat and Species• Waste• Energy – RenewablesBnM is uniquely ...
The Past
The Present
The Future
Thank You
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
Gabriel d'arcy ceo bord na mona 17.10.12
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  1. 1. UCD Michael Smurfit Business School Sustainability ClubIreland becoming a world leader as a competitive low carbon economy Gabriel D’Arcy CEO Bord na Mona plc 17 October, 2012.
  2. 2. Shannon River Level40 cm higher in 2009 than 1954 record level
  3. 3. How water availability may change, as temperatures, populations and industrialisation increase 1961-90
  4. 4. How water availability may change, as temperatures, populations and industrialisation increase 2070s
  5. 5. Highest Wave Energy Resource in Europe - Up to 76 kW/m
  6. 6. Natural ResourcesWave Resources• Best in Europe - annual average power levels of up to 76kW/m.• Accessible Resource - 21 TWh or 75% of Irelands 2006 electricity requirement.Tidal Resources• NI Coast has good Resources• Viable resources - 0.915 TWh per year.• Could access up to 336 MW as the technology advances.
  7. 7. Wavebob Ltd.
  8. 8. OpenHydro - Tidal Energy Turbine at EMEC Testing Site Scotland
  9. 9. Horizons of Growth Horizon 3Profit Horizon 2 Horizon 1 Time (years)
  10. 10. Landfill Gas Overview
  11. 11. Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations
  12. 12. Instrumental temperature record
  13. 13. Climate ChangeThe Key Driver of Change
  14. 14. Wind Power – The Issues
  15. 15. European Solar Resource Map
  16. 16. European Super Grid
  17. 17. Biomass Co-Firing: 220kt 2012? 2011/12 (f)• 1,032,000 ET fuel Consumed• 781,000 MWhr Produced• 160,000 ET of Biomass• Represents 15.5 % co-firing• 121,000 MWhr Green Electricity• 137,000 t CO2 abated 2010/11• 917,500 ET fuel Consumed• 700,000 MWhr Produced• 124,000 ET of Biomass• Represents 13.5 % co-firing• 94,500 MWhr Green Electricity• 107,000 t CO2 abated
  18. 18. Potential Supply Area
  19. 19. Recommended Option Lough Termination Point Ree Reservoir Peamount Reservoir Garryhinch Bog River (Bord na Mona) Storage Saggart Shannon (Raw Water ) Reservoir 1 Lough DergParteen Basin River Shannon MDW0158SK53D08
  20. 20. Green Supply Chain Award Bloom 2012 Source Procurement Award Marketing Innovation AwardHealth & Safety
  21. 21. ‘we’re the first generation with tools to understand change’s inthe earth’s system caused by human activity, and the last withthe opportunity to influence the course of many of the changes now rapidly under way’ Peter Vitousek Stanford University Biologist
  22. 22. Priority Areas - From Recent EPA Report• Water• Habitat and Species• Waste• Energy – RenewablesBnM is uniquely positioned to play a leadership role in delivering Irelands climate change agenda
  23. 23. The Past
  24. 24. The Present
  25. 25. The Future
  26. 26. Thank You

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