Over the next two decades, we want to help our communities make the transition to zero-carbon living as simply and cost-effectively as possible. Our vision is a country with the lowest per-capita carbon emissions in the world, a leading example for all.
Richard started his career in power electronics in the Far East as a product development engineer in the mid-nineties, and subsequently worked in a battery research centre in Switzerland. Realising the Green Revolution was still a long way off (sadly), he hung up his lab coat and caught the internet wave and started a software company to accelerate product development.
Successfully exiting that venture, since 2005 his career has been focused on the transition to a zero-carbon economy. He has masters in renewable energy (UCC 2007), environmental policy (LSE 2008), and energy finance (WBS 2014).
Since 2010 he has worked in the smart grid, renewable and solar industry, from utility scale, to community scale, to domestic scale, most recently with a domestic rooftop portfolio of 10,000 homes (23MW).
SolarShare was founded in Ireland in 2019 to accelerate our transition to a zero-carbon economy.
SolarShare customers play an active role in our product development roadmap through our Customer Advisory Board.