Solartricity is a spin-off from Voltsys – an Irish company which has been manufacturing and exporting microprocessor based controllers for renewable energy systems worldwide, with customers in Australia, USA, India, Azerbaijan, Falkland Islands, as well as UK and other EU countries.
We believe that despite a lack of financial incentives, Ireland will see enormous growth in solar photovoltaics, and believe we are poised to bring our international experience to aid this growth in whatis a clean maintenance free energy source.
From our base in Dublin, we aim to provide a wide range of PV products – modules, inverters, roof mountings and other components with nationwide delivery next day.
Quentin Gargan has a background in a number of renewable energy disciplines, including solar thermal, solar photovoltaic and micro-wind. He lectured on solar thermal at Cork Institute of Technology for a number of years and founded Voltsys which designs microprocessor based controllers for both grid tied and off-grid wind turbine and photovoltaic systems. The company has designed control systems for use in UK, USA, Australia, Azerbaijan, Falkland Islands and other regions.Quentin has extensive experience with solar PV system design and with the revitalisation of the construction industry founded Solartricity to bring this experience to bear in the new build and retrofit market in Ireland.
Jerry Geaney works for Voltsys designing and building a range of electrical and electronic controllers. This work includes layout and prototyping of printed circuit boards, and writing microcontroller software code to drive the operation of controllers. Before joining Voltsys, Jerry trained and worked as a IT network technician providing IT systems and support for small businesses. He's also worked as an electrical engineer for an engineering & project management company who oversaw commercial building projects.
Jerry holds a degree in Electronic Engineering from UCD, has completed a pharmaceutical upskilling course at the Institute of Technology in Tallaght and is a member of the Institute of Engineers in Ireland.
Linda Connolly is our Finance Director, a role which principally involves financial reconciliation, forecasting, budgeting and analysis, along with participation in the operational decision making process.
Linda is a Qualified Accountant (ACCA), Trainer and Project Manager with over 10 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry. Linda additionally has a wealth of experience managing Client Relationships, developing Operational Procedures and managing Statutory Reporting Requirements.