Vincent O’Flaherty

The NVP Energy team is made up of experienced and professional leaders who are forging the change in sustainable, cost effective wastewater treatment. The team is furnished with an array of technical skills and in-depth knowledge which allows NVP Energy to provide uniquely tailored solutions.

Vincent O’Flaherty

Professor of Microbiology at NUI Galway

Professor O’Flaherty has over 25 years of experience in the area of biofilm and microbial ecology research and formed part of the NUIG technology development partners, a well-respected, highly successful research group who have previously been acknowledged by a Science Foundation Ireland international expert panel as the leading international group in the field of low-temperature anaerobic digestion.

Professor O’Flaherty, the co-inventor of the technology, works in close collaboration with NVP Energy to continually develop the technology to ensure maximum efficiency.

Professor O’Flaherty’s research focuses on anaerobic biofilm reactor technology for bio-refining, energy production and wastewater treatment; the microbial ecology of biofilms and the control of biofilm-mediated infections. Over the course of his research, Professor O’Flaherty has published over 300 scientific communications, including 95 papers in leading international, peer-reviewed journals.

Professor O’Flaherty received his undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, and Ph.D. from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Vincent O’Flaherty Professor of Microbiology at NUI Galway

"Implementing NVP Energy’s solution has provided ABP Food Group with cost effective wastewater treatment and high quality biogas. The team were extremely professional to work with through all stages of the project; from design, installation, commissioning through to successful ongoing operation."

John Durkan Sustainability Environmental Manager, ABP Food Group

"NVP Energy are extremely professional to work with from initial contact and feasibility assessment to installation of the solution. Their cost effective wastewater treatment solution with its short return on investment made it an easy choice."

Jerry Ryan Technical & Quality Director, Arrabawn Dairies Group

"We’re proud that Shell Springboard supports businesses like NVP Energy who are truly at the leading-edge of the low-carbon economy."

Erik Bonino Chairman, Shell UK