Stephen O’Sullivan is the CEO and MD of REMTec Consulting and has over 12 years of professional experience in the energy sector. He has extensive knowledge of the Irish renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors and has worked with a broad range of skilled people in industry, academia, state agencies and Government departments.

Stephen has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from UCD, a masters in Computer-Aided Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering from DCU, and is a member of Engineers Ireland (MIEI). Stephen spent six years working with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland on a number of programmes, including Sustainable Energy Services, Renewable Heating Solutions and in 2009 he was one of the founding members of the Ocean Energy Development Unit and worked there up until 2013.

Since 2013, Stephen has been working as an engineering consultant, trading as REMTec Consulting, on a wide range of projects concerning energy policy, technical project development, funding applications and evaluations, feasibility studies etc. Further details on REMTec projects and activities are available on the Offshore Renewable Energy and Energy Audits & BERs   pages.

REMTec Consulting are a member of a number of expert panels for the provision of advice and services to Government Departments and State Agencies including:

  • SEAI Expert Panel for provision of services to assist the Offshore Renewable Energy Steering Group – Environmental Sub Group
  • SFI (Science Foundation Ireland) Framework Panel for Scientific Administrators under the NPRE Priority Area J – Marine Renewable Energy
  • Expert Evaluator for the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme (1) LCE03 – Demonstration of Ocean Energy Technologies during June & July 2015 (2) LCE-07 Increased Performance and Reliability of Ocean Energy Subsystems during March & April 2016 (3) LCE-15 Scaling up in the Ocean Energy Sector to Arrays in October & November 2016 and (4) LCE-07 Stage 2 in January & February 2017
  • SEAI Expert Panel to provide technical assistance to the Better Energy Communities programme, including reviews and technical evaluations of applications, assessment of energy credits and carrying out inspections