PlanEnergy is a leading independent energy consultancy in Ireland. We are expert in advising commercial, farming, community and public clients on energy efficiency and renewable energy.

With a combined 150 year’s international experience the PlanEnergy team has delivered hundreds of successful projects in wind, solar, biomethane, lighting and thermal efficiency under a wide range of funding structures.

We are leaders in community led energy projects and in energy stakeholder management.

Our key staff are profiled below and we access a wide range of technical and financial experts as projects require.

Gavin Forkan MSc,
Managing Director

Gavin has over 15 years experience in the delivery of renewable energy projects including wind energy, solar PV, anaerobic digestion, biomass as well as energy efficiency programmes. Gavin studied Marine Science at NUI Galway and Environmental Engineering at University College Dublin where he was awarded a Masters degree in 2000.  He specialises in achieving consent for energy projects and  business planning for renewable energy projects.

Nicola Murphy BA,
Project Manager

Nicola is a highly accomplished business development leader with expertise in renewable energy project development, community and stakeholder enagement and relationship building. She has over 10 years experience of new business origination, strategic planning and programme management in the renewable energy, carbon reporting and energy efficiency sector across Ireland and the UK.

Ray McNally MRIAI BS.Env MArch,
Project Manager

Ray has almost 20 year’s experience in energy and environmental consulting. He studied Environmental Science at IT Sligo and Architecture at University of Ulster, Belfast, where he was awarded a Masters in Architecture (1st). He subsequently completed his Post-graduate studies in Architecture in University College Dublin, before becoming a registered Architect. Ray specialises in energy efficiency in the built environment and has delivered a wide variety of energy efficiency projects. His recent roles include as an SEAI EXEED mentor and Sustainable Energy Communities mentor.

Anita Lynn NDipBusiness,
Project Administrator

Anita has extensive experience in customer service, administration and training. She has excellent communication and organisational abilities with over 20 years experience in customer facing businesses in the UK and Ireland. For 10 years she managed a utility team of 5 in Sligo and from 2000 to 2006 was the Training Advisor for ntl (now Virgin Media). Anita was awarded a National Diploma in Business Studies from Galway Institute of Technology in 1995.