Aran Islands Aims for Own Microgrid in Offshore Renewable Energy Project (PODCAST)

According to CFOAT, the Government’s ambitious plans for renewable energy off the Atlantic coast should involve communities as active stakeholders and not just recipients of compensation.

Dara Ó Maoildhia, chairman of Comharchumann Fuinneamh Oileáin Árann, the Aran islands energy co-op, says his group is “campaigning hard” to ensure local communities will have a central role.

Dara also discussed the key role that ECI played in the establishement of this thriving irish energy co-op.

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