21st October 2015: 12 Newmarket, Dublin 8.
As part of Convergence Festival, there will be a one-day seminar in Dublin on 21st October 2015 to discuss the benefits of community-owned renewable energy. The seminar will be addressed by Brendan Halligan, former chairperson of the SEAI, Dara ó Maoildhia of Comharchumann Fuinnimh Oileáin Árainn (Aran Islands Energy Co-operative), ICOS, Friends of the Earth, MEGA as well as Cormac Walsh of Energy Co-operatives Ireland.
Questions that will be discussed are
- How to get more community energy projects up and running?
- What are the obstacles?
- How can these be overcome?
Attendance at the seminar costs €15. There will be lunch and refreshments available from the Food Co-op Café.