Mel Devine

Economic Analysis | Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Mel Devine worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the ESRI from September 2015 to December 2017. He holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics and BSc in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Limerick (UL).

His research interests include the mathematical modelling of energy markets, game theory optimisation as well as stochastic and risk based modelling. In addition, Mel has also worked on numerous industrial based collaborative projects.

Currently, he is a research fellow in Energy Systems Modelling and Optimisation at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in University College Dublin (UCD).
Contact Details:

Tel: +353 1 8632000
Direct Line: +353 1 8632114

Latest Publications:
  • The role of power-to-gas in the future energy system: how much is needed and who wants to invest?
  • Examining the benefits of demand reduction policies for electricity
  • Analysing long-term interactions between demand response and different electricity markets using a stochastic market equilibrium model
  • The effect of Demand Response and wind generation on electricity investment and operation
  • Examining the benefits of load shedding strategies using a rolling-horizon stochastic mixed complementarity equilibrium model
  • Who pays for renewables? Increasing renewable subsidisation due to increased datacentre demand in Ireland
  • Designing fair support schemes for renewable electricity
  • More information, lower costs: a new electricity market mechanism
  • Optimising feed-in tariff design through efficient risk allocation
  • Inducing truthful revelation of generator reliability

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  • Programmes and Projects:
  • Energy Policy Research Centre (EPRC)

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