In 2006 Hybrid Energy Solutions Limited was established with the goal of revolutionising the way the telecom sector managed and consumed power for remote/off-grid telecom towers. Transforming the sector from 100% fossil fuel and introducing solar power and lithium-ion battery storage as primary power sources Hybrid developed the most efficient solutions in the market globally.
12 years on and HYbrid has accumulated over 40 million operating hours of hybrid generation on more than 2000 sites. HYbrid continues setting standards for cost-effective, greener solutions for power generation and storage.
HYbrid’s solutions are now adapted to suit a wide range of applications from small microgrid to grid scale multi-megawatt energy storage systems providing grid stability to support renewable power generation.
At HYbrid Energy our vision is to set a new standard in the generation and storage of renewable energy and to make the transition away from fossil fuels an easy and cost-effective choice for our customers.
This means that we will:
At HYbrid Energy we are committed to being a responsible world citizen. To us this means not only providing our customers with greener and more reliable solutions but also delivering the highest standards in service and quality.
Nick McGrath Chief Executive Officer
Nick graduated from Waterford Institute of Technology with a post graduate diploma in Business. Previously Nick was director of GE Energy & GE Wind Energy Ireland where he ran a rentals business involved in power generation. During his career at GE Nick was involved in projects as diverse as providing all the temporary power for the Olympics in Athens & Winter Olympics in Torino to installing multi megawatt gas turbines for emergency power projects in Europe.
Jeffrey Stone Director
Jeffrey B. Stone is a private investor, experienced corporate executive and board member, with expertise in power generation, logistics, commercial aviation, and information technology. Jeff is a co-founder and until 2011 served on the board of APR Energy, which specializes in “fast-track” power plant installation and operation to meet emergency, seasonal and longer-term electricity needs.
Irene Walsh Managing Director
Irene is a qualified Certified Accountant FCCA with over 20 years’ experience at senior management level across a range of SMEs in a number of diverse industries. Previously she has worked in the Financial Services sector with Merrill Lynch Capital Markets Bank in Dublin and with TD Waterhouse Stockbrokers in Sydney. Irene is highly proficient in strategic planning, financial analysis, financial modelling and management information systems. She has a particular interest in sustainability, green energy and community power.
Shane O’Keeffe Energy Engineer
Shane graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Energy Engineering from University College Cork. With previous experience with UCC’s Energy department and Dell EMC, Shane heads up HYbrid’s automation team and brings key technical skills to the engineering department. He plays a vital role in deployment and commissioning of Hybrid units across the globe.