EirGrid is a state-owned company responsible for operating and developing the electricity transmission grid in Ireland for the benefit of electricity consumers.
EirGrid is developing the grid infrastructure required to support competition in the supply of electricity, to assist economic growth and to meet Government targets for the generation of renewable energy.
How do they use mathematics?
Transmission engineers use mathematical modeling to quantify electric power flow and the minimisation of power losses on transmission lines. The models use significant amounts of calculus and algebra.
Mathematics in the Curriculum
Calculus, Algieba, Geometry, Arithmetic, Statistics & Probability.
To view the real-time Dashboard for Eirgrid, showing energy generation and system demand, click here.