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Meet the Team

We are a team of 15 people that come from all over Ireland from counties such as Dublin, Tullamore, Carlow, Limerick and Wexford.

We each believe in providing the best possible service to our clients from initial contact to complete final installation to your satisfaction.

Steven Bray

Managing Director

Steven founded AEI back in 2006 after travelling around Europe and Asia for two years. He got the idea of setting up a Renewable Energy Company while travelling and has managed the business from a Hot Desk operation to the Award-Winning company it is today. Steven is a qualified Building Services Engineer having completed his studies at DIT Bolton Street. In his spare time Steven is kept busy with 3 little girls at home and is currently not training enough for an upcoming triathlon.



Darren Buckley

National Sales Manager

Darren is several years working with us and is responsible for sales to both the domestic and commercial Renewable Energy sectors. He is based and works from our Tullamore office. Darren is an ex-plumber himself, with over 15 years’ experience in the Renewable Energy and plumbing sector, so this gives him a distinct advantage for understanding new and existing systems in all types of buildings. Darren specialises in Solar PV for various sectors from domestic to farming and everything in between. Darrens favourite hobby is any sport with a ball, but especially GAA and Golf.



Brian Gleeson

National Contracts Manager

Brian is the most recent addition to the AEI team, but he came to us with almost 10 years of Renewable Energy sales experience. Brian is responsible for both domestic and commercial Renewable Energy sales. He is based at our Dublin office. Also being a fully qualified Building Services Engineer from DIT Bolton St. Brian has a great understanding of energy systems in homes and commercial buildings. Brian will be fully involved from design stage up until the project is handed over to our installation team. In his down time, Brian can usually be found in the rough of his local golf course, searching for his missing ball.



Gavin Breen

Sales and Administrator

Gavin joined us in 2018 and is most people’s first point of contact with AEI. Gavin assists by finding out which technology is most applicable to their needs and then he advises them on how they will benefit from this technology and any grants that are available. Gavin is a qualified Commercial BER assessor, so he understands the energy and financial savings with all our technologies. Gavin always keeps active and enjoys sports that involve chasing a ball.



Admin and Accounts Team

We have several unnamed heroes in our accounts and admin team. These are the people who help process your grants and they support the sales team in performing their role and help keep the entire business ship shape. Without these, we would have no structure.



Installation Team

We have a great team of guys working in our installation team lead by Pat Moore, our installation manager. They look after all mechanical works for our plumbing and ventilation installations. Working alongside Pat the guys have a vast range of highly specialist skills for Solar, heat pumps, heating, heating controls and ventilation. Stephen Kennedy is our installation manager for Solar PV and his team look after our Solar PV installations all over the country. All our installers are certified to install the wide range of technologies we sell.



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