2016 Travel Scholar in Renewable Energy
Deidre Wolff is the 2016 Travel Scholar in Renewable Energy at DIT
Deirdre is currently in Kenya where she will work with the charity Renewable World for 3 months on a number of renewable energy projects they are working on at community level in Kenya.
Deidre is a PhD student in the Dublin Energy Lab at DIT Bolton Street under the supervision of Professor Aidan Duffy. Deidre’s thesis title is ‘Uncertainty Analysis in Life Cycle Assessment studies’ and she is due to complete her PhD in the coming months. She also holds a BSc in Chemistry and a Masters in Sustainable Energy and Green Technologies.
An Energy Hub in Lake Victoria installed by Renewable World and Partners
Deirdre is the 5th Travel Scholar in Renewable Energy, a programme which has grown in strength since its beginning and has offered DIT students a life changing opportunity to work in the developing world. The programme is supported by a generous donor to DIT.
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About Renewable World
Renewable World East Africa is a not-for-profit organization seeking to tackle poverty, reduce vulnerability and provide a development pathway not dependent on carbon for the poor and vulnerable. We seek to do this by enabling access to affordable, reliable renewable energy services linked to meaningful, locally relevant income generation activities, as well as enhancement of access to energy for health and education purposes. To do this, Renewable World seeks to leverage skills, knowledge and resources from the global renewable energy sector, its supply chain and its supporters.