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Towards Zero-Carbon Communities: The Example of Orkney Islands

This is free on-demand course is part of our Upskill with ICL series, and will cover "Towards Zero-Carbon Communities: The Example of Orkney Islands".

The session will look at:

  • The challenges of integrating decentralized renewable energy sources into the existing grid
  • The creation of a community energy network using the iCD and iVN
  • How the ICL can be used to plan for low carbon and net zero energy communities

Visit the IES website to find out about upcoming Upskill with ICL sessions.


Your Instructor


Kate Naughton
Kate Naughton

Kate is an ICL Project Consultant at IES as part of the North American team. In her current role Kate is responsible for delivering a broad range of consultancy services through ICL technologies. In addition to consultancy work, Kate is also closely involved with the research and development of ICL tools and processes. Kate holds an Honours Degree in Energy Engineering and a Masters in Sustainable Building Design. Before joining IES, Kate worked within the Electric Power Industry where she was involved with the monitoring, management and control of Wind Turbines and Thermal Power Station operations.


Course Curriculum


  Towards Zero-Carbon Communities: The Example of Orkney Islands
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