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[…]

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[…]

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[…]