ACEI President’s Award 2022< back to news

The 2022 ACEI President’s Award recipient was presented with the accolade for his outstanding contribution to the development of renewable energy infrastructure in Ireland, in concurrence with the Association’s mission of delivering sustainable engineering solutions.

ACEI President 2021-2022, David McHugh with Peter Lynch, CEO of FuturEnergy Ireland

Congratulations to the 2022 awardee, Peter Lynch, CEO of FuturEnergy Ireland, the renewable energy development company which was established in late 2021 and is jointly owned by Coillte and ESB.  FuturEnergy Ireland is seeking to deliver 1GW of onshore wind projects this decade in support of Ireland’s 80% Renewable Electricity (RES-E) target.

Prior to this, Peter was the Managing Director of the Renewable Energy Division in the Coillte Group, having previously held senior commercial positions for Mainstream Renewable Power in its European offshore wind division and for NTR plc in its US solar business.  Peter started his career as a corporate lawyer with a leading Irish law firm and holds a law degree from UCD and an MBA from INSEAD.  He is a Director and the current Chairperson of Wind Energy Ireland (WEI).