Launch of the NCEI – the representative organisation for the Community Owned Energy Generation Sector in Ireland

September 1st saw the launch of Nationwide Community Energy Ireland CLG (NCEI) the representative association of the community owned energy generation sector in Ireland. NCEI’s mission is to maximise the number of 100% community owned energy generation projects in the upcoming State power auctions. NCEI will advocate for policies which advance and buttress the community […]

Minister Ryan announces package of supports to expand community energy revolution

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has today launched a range of new of measures to ensure communities nationwide will benefit from renewable energy. The package includes: Targeted supports for communities who want to develop their own renewable projects Good Practice Principles that will ensure communities benefit from funds generated by […]

Tipperary households urged to switch to Community Power, Ireland’s first community owned electricity supplier

Tipperary households urged to buy locally produced renewable electricity. Do you know where your electricity comes from? Who is producing the electricity that powers your lights, TV, fridge etc.? This is something that most of us don’t even think about. However it’s something that Tipperary based Community Power want to change. You can now choose […]

Community Cooperative Event in Tipperary – Friday 5th June

Resilience, Livelihoods & Local Enterprise Through Community Ownership & Co-operatives Friday 5th June 2015 Community Shops And Pubs * Co-housing * Food Co-ops * Community Energy Co-ops * Community Supported Agriculture * Car Clubs * Co-op Care €30 (€20 CONCESSION) + €8 Lunch Option WeCreate, Cloughjordan Ecovillage, Cloughjordan, Tipperary This timely event will bring international […]

Ireland’s Energy Challenge – Community Solutions Seminar held on 5th March

Tipperary Green Business Network in association with Tipperary Energy Agency, recently held a seminar entitled “Ireland’s Energy Challenge – Community Solutions”. The event which took place in Cashel on March 6th received a great deal of interest and was well attended by individuals from various energy backgrounds. Close to 90 people were in attendance on […]

Tipperary’s Communities Have Their Say on Ireland’s Energy Future

A large number of representatives from community groups across Tipperary came together recently to prepare a joint submission on the Green Paper on Ireland’s energy policy. The event was organised by Tipperary Energy Agency at the LIT’s campus in Thurles.   The groups contributing to the joint submission on the Energy Green Paper include Templederry […]

Templederry Community Wind Farm and Drombane-Upperchurch Energy Team feature on Eco Eye

Two community energy groups from Co Tipperary featured on RTE’s Eco Eye programme last night (Tues 4th Feb). Presenter Duncan Stewart visited the Templederry Community Wind Farm and Drombane-Upperchurch Energy Team. You can see the full programme below. Templederry Community Wind Farm counts students, farmers and a local priest amongst its owners. The group is […]

Lorrha Dorrha Community Energy Information Night Tues 23rd July

Just 400 homes spend €1 million on Home Energy per year!! Reduce 25% through community insulation scheme – save €250,000 per year!!   North Tipperary LEADER Partnership (NTLP) are seeking interest from the Lorrha/Dorrha area in replicating the immensely successful community energy scheme of Drombane/Upperchurch. An information evening is being held on Tuesday 23rd July […]