Public Meeting Mullingar

Energy Co-op’s Ireland will be holding a public meeting in Mullingar on Wednesday 10th October. The meeting will discuss the various widely publicised plans of large multinational consortia to build over 10GW (10,000MW) of wind farm capacity in the Irish midlands for export to the UK grid by . At the meeting Energy Co-operatives Ireland will Read more about Public Meeting Mullingar[…]

Mainstream acquires expansion funding from multinational bank

Midland’s group calls for greater local stakeholder involvement   Mainstream Renewable Power has announced that it has secured a further €60 million to finance its projects in various international locations after securing an investment facility from Macquarie, an Australian based multi-national finance company,  recently involved in some controversy in Sydney.   Maquarie are said to be willing Read more about Mainstream acquires expansion funding from multinational bank[…]

Public Meeting in Baltinglass County Wicklow

Energy Co-ops Ireland will be holding a public meeting on Wednesday 19th September in Baltinglass, Co Wicklow to discuss the establishment of a community based renewable energy co-operative.  There will be information and presentations from local businesspeople as well as energy co-op’s advisers on the benefits of renewable energy co-operatives to local employment.   The meeting will Read more about Public Meeting in Baltinglass County Wicklow[…]

Large Renewable Energy Co-op for the Midlands proposed

In response to the growing interest in the Irish Midlands in schemes which seek to export renewable energy directly to the UK Electricity grid, Energy Co-operatives Ireland, is setting up a large community co-op in the area concerned.   Energy Co-operatives Ireland has established smaller scale renewables co-ops in Ireland but now aims at creating Read more about Large Renewable Energy Co-op for the Midlands proposed[…]