Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Organisation Contact Details

Contact First Name: Xavier

Contact Surname: Dubuisson

Contact Address:

XD Consulting Rocksavage Clonakilty Co. Cork

Telephone Contact Number: +353 86 0476124

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: xavier@xdconsulting.eu

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: SME

Higher Education Organisation Name:

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate: XD Sustainable Energy Consulting Ltd

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.xdconsulting.eu

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
XD Sustainable Energy Consulting Ltd (XDC) is a multi-disciplinary consultancy dedicated to empowering its clients for the transition to a low-carbon, resilient future. Our core expertise lies in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy, and we provide a range of integrated services in this area, including: - local energy planning & support to community-driven sustainable energy initiatives; - feasibility studies, engineering and specification of low-carbon energy systems; - development and delivery of awareness-raising, training and education initiatives; - market research, business planning and development in the field of sustainable energy; - advice for local, national and EU policy-making, and support for programme implementation. XDC takes a holistic approach to sustainable development and provides expert advice in the areas of water management, mobility, biodiversity, ecological materials, food production, etc. In addition, XDC has long-term experience in national and international collaborative projects for R&D, innovation demonstration, education & awareness-raising; and we have an excellent track-record in funding application writing and coordination.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
renewable energy energy efficiency energy management sustainable design bioenergy mobility sustainability micro irrigation greywater recycling rainwater harvesting permaculture community energy awareness-raising training education resilience off-grid power cleantech entrepreneurship

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 EPA Water Research Pillar
 Sustainable Environment Research
 Climate Change Research
 Green Enterprise Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups

Expert panels for SEAI's Energy Credits and for SEAI's Better Energy Community scheme.


EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Climate Change


Interests indicated in the Climate Change Joint Programming Initiative

 Researching Climate Service Development and Deployment

 Sustainable Transformations of Society in the Face of Climate Change

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

No information specified

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified

Water


Interests indicated in the Water Joint Programming Initiative

 Maintaining Ecosystem Sustainability

 Implementing a water-wise bio-based economy

 Promoting competitiveness in the water industry

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

Experience of participation in expert groups in this area

Any relevant information in relation to Participation in WssTP or other relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects

Other areas of expertise:


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

 Developing integrated approaches for the sustainable management of water-related challenges

 Provide knowledge and tools for effective decision making and public engagement policies

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

 Support innovative policies and societal changes

 Measure and assess progress towards a green economy

 Strengthen eco-innovative technologies, processes, services and products including exploring ways to reduce the quantities of raw materials in production and consumption, and overcoming barriers in this context and boost their market uptake

Focus Areas

 Smart cities and communities

→ Competitive low-carbon energy

 Energy Efficiency

 Mobility for growth

 Waste: a resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

 Water innovation: boosting its value for Europe

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.


LIFE and COST Actions





Go to the LIFE website
Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency

 Environmental Governance and Information


COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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