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Biographical: Brian Hurley

Brian Hurley                 Brian Hurley


  • B.Sc. University College Dublin, 1968.

  • M.Sc. Trinity College Dublin, 1979.

  • Irish Foundation for Human development. 1972 to 1974.

  • Worked in wind technology since the early 1970’s, while lecturing in Engineering with the Dublin Institute of Technology 1971 to 2000.

  • Hurley and Associates, wind technology consultants, 1980- 1996.

  • Council member of European Wind Energy Association 1983-1994.

  • Collaborated with Larry Staudt to produce the report “Identification of Wind energy Rich Sites best suited for Wind Farm Development” in March 1988 for the EC Valoren program and the Dept. of Energy.

  • Chairman Energy Action Ltd., a registered charity thermally up-grading the homes of the needy elderly, 1989-1994.

  • One of five founding members of Future Wind Partnership, 1997, which subsequently became Airtricity.

  • Chief Scientist, Airtricity, to feb. 2008.

  • Founding director, Wind Site Evaluation Ltd. Feb 2008

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