ESB's purpose is to create a Brighter Future for the customers and communities we serve, by leading the transition to reliable, affordable, low-carbon energy.
The Energy Innovation Specialist will be a member of the Emerging Technology and R&D team. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious engineering professional to work at the cutting edge of energy technology and new business development. The successful candidate will develop a thorough understanding of the challenges facing utilities including the need for effective innovation management and new business lines built around emerging technologies. Emerging Technologies could include: Hydrogen, Energy Storage, Demand Response, Blockchain, Biogas, Heat Pumps, Ocean Energy, Floating offshore wind energy, high efficiency Solar PV etc.
The role will involve working with the business units across the Group to assess new technologies and associated business opportunities, prepare project / business proposals and support the deployment of pilot and demonstration technology projects. This will include initiatives to ensure customer centric thinking is prevalent, effective collaboration occurs across the business units where appropriate and innovations are delivered with an agile approach.
The key responsibilites will include but are not limited to: