Is the development of a Net Zero Energy agricultural dairy farm possible in Ireland?

Liam Keane

Cork Institute of Technology

Currently working with RPS Group in the water sector as a graduate engineer for the last year. Completed Masters in Civil Engineering in September 2015 from which this paper has been developed from.


The purpose of this work is to determine the possibility of developing a Net Zero Energy (NZE) dairy farm in Ireland from a net energy consumption versus net renewable energy generation viewpoint. This paper provides a unique... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Liam Keane (Cork Institute of Technology)
  2. Niamh Power (Cork Institute of Technology)

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