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29% Grants Still Available under Community Insulation Scheme

Grants of 29% are still available for homes seeking insulation, stoves and boilers their homes under funding secured by Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative. The goal of these community-run schemes is to save energy and create work in the area. Since

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Posted in Animation, Community Energy

ECT and Nenagh Guardian Shortlisted for “Get Involved” Award

The Nenagh Guardian Get Involved Project has been shortlisted in the final judging stage of the competition. The objective of the Get Involved Project is for communities all over Ireland, in partnership with their local newspapers, to bring about real

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Posted in Awards, Community Energy, Media Coverage

What Next for Tipperary Energy Communities?

Some pictures from last night’s meeting in Nenagh’s Abbey Court Hotel where 4 #Tipperary Energy Communities met to discuss a vision for their future #drombane

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Posted in 2015 Scheme, Community Energy, Energy Team

Energy Communities Tipperary Secures €1.3 Million Energy Investment

Four community groups in Tipperary with support and guidance from North Tipperary LEADER Partnership (NTLP) have been awarded almost €1 million by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) for energy efficiency work to their homes and community buildings totalling

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Posted in 2015 Scheme, Community Energy, Energy Team, Funding/Bridging Finance, Insulation

Som Energia – Spain’s first renewable energy co-op

Here is a link to an article on the English Guardian about Som Energia. Som Energia is Spain’s first renewable energy co-operative. It sells electricity to members, competing with the big energy companies. It also produces own renewable energy from

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Posted in Community Energy

Promoting Community Energy in Scotland

Follow this link for info on the #CommunityPower project Scotland which aims to promote locally-owned, decentralised renewable schemes. (Check out @FoEScot on Twitter)

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Posted in Community Energy, Energy Policy