Home Retrofits Key to Post Covid-19 Economic Recovery

Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative (ECTC) has said that one of the best ways to prepare for the post covid-19 economic recovery is to scale up retrofitting schemes around the country as soon as it is safe for work to begin on such projects. Since forming in 2012 ECTC has overseen the investment of €10.2 million […]

Energy Information Event Holycross Tuesday 18th February 2020

There is a public energy information evening in Holycross on Tuesday Feb. 18th at 8pm in the Community Centre. Householders will learn about how to save money on energy costs and home heating, details of grants available for energy upgrades, finance options available through the Credit Union and community owned renewable energy projects.    The […]

European Delegations visit Green sites in Co. Tipperary during St Patrick’s week

2 European delegations of over 60 visitors visit renewable energy sites in Tipperary. •          Tours include visits to Templederry Community Wind Farm, Ireland’s only community owned wind farm and Cloughjordan Ecovillage. •          The group also spent time with the award winning Drombane-Upperchurch Energy Team. Two delegations of over 60 European visitors took part in tours […]

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 […]

Tipperary Community Demonstrates How to Cut Energy and Create Jobs

The Drombane–Upperchurch Energy Team from Tipperary wins Best Community Renewable Energy Project at the Community and Council Awards. ·         In total the 400 houses in the Drombane and Upperchurch locality spend €1,000,000 on home energy. ·         In 2012 22 homes were upgraded. In 2013 a further 35 homes, plus two community halls were retrofitted. ·         Once the whole […]

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 […]