Senior Policy Analyst Grids and Markets
Wind Energy Ireland
Marcos Byrne is a Senior Policy Analyst with focus on Grids and Markets at Wind Energy Ireland. Marcos has a degree and master’s in mechanical engineering from University College Dublin. Marcos comes from a background in innovative grid technologies with SuperNode where he worked on analysing markets and future market trends, product development for innovative superconducting cable solutions, and working towards policy changes for the future energy system. He also has experience developing renewable energy projects with Mainstream Renewable Power, where he gained experience in onshore wind, offshore wind, and solar. Marcos also worked developing a future 2050 energy model for Europe and forecasting future global electricity demand.
Marcos also held previous roles as Renewables Policy Director at CurrENT and chair of the SuperGrid working group at Wind Energy Ireland. His current role with Wind Energy Ireland sees him working with developing market policy and grids, both onshore and offshore, to get to a decarbonised energy system for Ireland.