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Seamus Hoyne

Development & Public Engagement Manager

Seamus is a highly experienced manager with 25 years’ experience in energy, education and flexible learning environments. He has developed extensive networks regionally, nationally and internationally in the sustainable energy and higher education fields. Seamus has acquired a thorough knowledge and experience of Europe and national funding schemes with experience of coordinating large scale multi-national projects.

He currently manages the growing team within the LIT Development Unit which focuses primarily on issues related to sustainable development at a local, regional, national and international level. He leads and partners in consortia to secure funding from a range of national and EU funding programmes. He manages programmes across H2020, Interreg, Erasmus+ and other programmes providing strategic and project management, technical input and leadership. He is joint Principle Investigator for the Centre for Energy Efficiency and Deep Decarbonisation (CEEDD) which focuses on supporting individuals, communities, businesses and industry to achieve energy transition goals.

He is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Tipperary Energy Agency and Secretary General of FEDARENE, European Federation of Agencies and Regions for Energy and the Environment

Seamus Hoyne was the Head of the Department of Flexible Learning from 2012 to 2017. He managed a Department with a turnover of €1.5m and coordinated 70 academic and non-academic staff across 5 locations.

Areas of expertise

  • Energy management
  • Sustainable energy project development
  • EU project management

Key ongoing projects

ManagEnergy
Superhomes 2030
HP4All
SocialB
CarbonConnects

Publications / research

  • “Superhomes 2.0 - Optimisation of Air Source Heat Pump Applications in NZEB Residential Retrofits” Hoyne, S. IEA Task 26 Heat Pump Conference, London, September 2017
  • "Superhomes 2.0 - Best Practice Guide for ASHP Retrofit" Hoyne, S; Hunter, G; O' Reilly, P; O' Shea, M; April 2020
  • “Evaluation of the Space Heating Calculations within the Irish Dwelling Energy Assessment Procedure Using Sensor Measurements from Residential Homes” Hunter, W. G; Hoyne, S; Noonan, L. March 2017 Energy Procedia 111:181-194
  • “Creation of an improved residential space heating calculation model for the Irish energy performance assessment tool” Hunter, W. G; Hoyne, S; Noonan, L. June 2015. ECEEE Energy Efficiency Summer School, Toulon, France
  • “SERVE - Upgrading 400 buildings in rural Ireland” Hoyne, S. World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED), Linz, Austria, Feb 28th – Mar 2nd 2011.
  • “Enhancing community investment in sustainable energy in Ireland; learnings from the community wind farm in Templederry, Co. Tipperary”. Hoyne, S. Sept 2012. Conference Paper, BEHAVE Energy Conference, Oxford, UK

Contact details

Email: seamus.hoyne@lit.ie
Phone: (+353) 504 28114
Twitter: Seamus Hoyne
LinkedIn: Seamus Hoyne