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Resources for Starting a Community Energy Scheme

Some great tips and resources here from Brighton Energy Co-operative

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SEAI Guidelines on Better Energy Communities 2014

The Better Energy Communities 2014 Guidelines are now available here: Also the presentations that were held at workshops at the SEAI Energy Show are available here (including that by Noel Byrne, Chairman of Drombane/Upperchurch Energy Team): North Tipperary

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Progress Update from Tipperary Energy Communities

Four local Tipperary Energy Teams have been formed, these communities are: Drombane/Upperchurch, Kilcommon/ Rearcross, Lorrha/Rathcabbin and Birdhill. They have formed to organise the insulation of local homes and community buildings with funding from SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland). Three

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TENDER for Community Energy Co-ordinator (closes:13-02-2014)

Following a recent joint meeting of the Tipperary Energy Teams in Nenagh, it was agreed to advertise for a Community Energy Scheme Co-ordinator who would work with 4 Tipperary Energy Teams to: -deliver applications to SEAI to fund Community-run Insulation

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Drombane Upperchurch Community Energy Features on RTE’s EcoEye

Tuesday February 5th aired a special edition of RTE’s ECO-EYE all about Community Energy. As well as visiting a unique community co-operative on the Aran Islands, Duncan paid a visit to the Communityr-run insulation scheme in Drombane and Upperchurch, Tipperary.

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Info on SEAI Better Energy Communities Scheme

Detailed information on SEAI’s Better Energy Communities Scheme is available from this link:

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Lorrha Rathcabbin Update

Next meeting Tuesday 21st of January at 8 pm: in the GAA complex. Next step for Lorrha Rathcabbin: Set up the Energy Team

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Kilcommon Rearcross Update – Meeting Thursday January 9th @ 8pm.

Gearoid Fitzgibbon NTLP started off the meeting by introducing the Scheme to the group and   by explaining to the group what the energy efficiency scheme was all about. He talked about the Drombane Group and the work that was done

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Update on Kilcommon Rearcross

Good progress was made at last week’s meeting of Kilcommon/Rearcross energy working group (Wednesday Dec 11th in Sean Treacys Gaa Club). 1. Almost 60 expressions of interest were received from householders in the area. 2. Part of the meeting was

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Drombane, Lorrha, & Kilcommon Energy groups to meet – Nenagh Tue Jan 7th

At last week’s meeting of Lorrha Rathcabban energy working group (Thursday Dec 12th in Lorrha Gaa), it was decided to meet with the other Tipperary Energy Communities. This has been arranged for Tuesday January 7th at 8pm in Nenagh (North

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