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HEAR MORE: The Co Cavan company that powered the COP26 Climate Conference

Dec 22, 2021 16:12 By News Northern Sound
HEAR MORE: The Co Cavan company that powered the COP26 Climate Conference HEAR MORE: The Co Cavan company that powered the COP26 Climate Conference
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The Commercial Manager of a Co Cavan transformer manufacturer that powered the recent COP26 conference in Glasgow says it was a very proud moment for the company.

Kyte Powertech was approached by Scottish Power to develop a green transformer to power the conference in Glasgow.

The global conference saw world leaders and negotiators come together in an effort to slow down climate change.

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Following the two-week event in Glasgow in November, the European Commission introduced a ‘Fit for 55’ package aimed at reducing the union's emissions by 55 percent by the year 2030.

Speaking to our reporter, Diarmuid Pepper, Kyte Powertech's Martin Reilly explained how the Cavan company came to play such a pivotal role in the major climate summit.

Meanwhile Kyte Powertech's Head of Research and Development, Dr Gokhan Kalkan, explained the science behind the transformer:

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