Research within the Energy & Environment theme is led by the Centre for Renewable Energy (CREDIT) and the Centre for Freshwater and Environmental Studies (CFES).
CREDIT was founded in 2002; its mission is, "to assist Ireland’s transition to a renewable energy-based economy". CREDIT research spans three main subject areas of Distributed Wind, Marine Renewables and Energy Storage & Energy Monitoring.
CFES is an active and vibrant research centre within the School of Health and Science in DkIT. The CFES engages in inter- and multi-disciplinary research that investigates environmental issues and evaluates effective solutions.