Energy Co-operatives Ireland

Sustainability Transition – Community Opportunity

COMMUNITY CO-OP FORMATION

We support community based renewable energy co-operatives at every stage of their development, guiding them through the legal process of setting up a co-operative, advising them on their dealings with state agencies, introducing them to our network of co-operatives where they can learn from best practice examples, helping them communicate their message locally and nationally.

Technology Consultancy Energy Co-ops Ireland

GREEN TECHNOLOGY

We participate in the trial and development of a range of renewable energy technologies which will offer huge opportunities for employment for energy conservation and green power generation.

Energy Coops Ireland Smart Grids

SMART MICRO-GRIDS

The intelligent integration of energy consumption within a pro-sumer network is potentially one of the most significant developments in the transition process towards the low-carbon economy. It also one of the opportunities that offers the greatest benefits to your community. Watch our video explaining the significance of SMG’s.

PV Photovoltaic Ireland

SUSTAINABLE PV PROJECTS

If renewable energy in the 2000’s were wind-driven, there is every possibility that the 2020’s in Ireland will belong to solar: get ready now for a brighter future for your home, your neighbours, your business, and your community

 

 

 

 

ABOUT ENERGY CO-OPS IRELAND

Promoting community access to the benefits of renewable energy

We are a co-operative renewable energy consultancy promoting community access to the benefits of renewable energy. Our membership comprises of renewable energy experts, experienced co-operative regulations advisers, an expert project managers, financial advisers and a highly skilled communications and media team. Energy Co-operatives Ireland has an open democratic structure. We support co-operatives that have as wide a community membership as possible and seek to distribute benefits to the community as a whole. We have been successful in assisting community co-ops at every stage of their development from their first public meeting to the successful processing of a planning application and their sourcing of finances to bring the projects to reality.

BUILDING A NATIONAL NETWORK OF STRONG COMMUNITY CO-OPS

DEVELOPING RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES

PROMOTING THE SMART GRID

REPLACING IMPORTED CARBON FUELS WITH SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVES

Cormac Walsh CEO of ECI

CORMAC WALSH

CEO Energy Co-ops Ireland

VINCENT CARRAGHER

Sustainability Footprinting

FIACC Ó BROLCHÁIN

Hydropower Consultant

Lúgh ó Braonáin

LÚGH Ó BRAONÁIN

Communications and Solar PV

CASE STUDIES

ECI was a key early partner of Fuinneamh and has contributed tirelessly to its development which includes an inward investment of over €3m in energy conservation measures accross the three Aran Islands. ECI has helped make Fuinneamh one of the standard bearers of community involvement in the transition to low carbon

Dara Molloy

Chairperson, Comharchumann Fuinnimh Oiléain Arainn (Aran Islands Energy Co-op)

ECI has brought Tralee RE Co-op through every step of the way of co-op formation. It has also helped us to explore the wide range of technology development opportunities in Ireland in the Renewable Energy Sector. We are moving ahead with the roll-out of torrefied fuel boilers next year.

Barry Clarke

Chairperson, Kerry Renewable Energy Co-op

ECI have been very informative on communicating events occurring nationally and we know Cormac has worked considerably to promote energy Co-Ops throughout the country.

JP Predergast

Chairperson, Claremorris & Western District Energy Co-Op

LATEST NEWS ABOUT IRISH RENEWABLE ENERGY CO-OPS

Rathlin and Valentia Islands linked by common need.

Rathlin and Valentia Islands linked by common need.

Two islands at the opposite ends of the island of Ireland are making ‘energetic strides’ to develop a new green hydrogen energy strategy for a new decade. ECI is keen to add it's support to both of these island communities bringing our experience in both community...

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Mayo Climate Action Awareness Workshops

Mayo Climate Action Awareness Workshops

ECI is delighted to be delivering a series of workshops throughout Mayo in February and March 2020 on the theme of building Climate Action Awareness. The workshops are sponsored by South West Mayo Development Company Ltd. CARO (Climate Action Regional Office) Mayo...

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Cormac Walsh on Dublin City FM with Paul Wright

Cormac Walsh on Dublin City FM with Paul Wright

Cormac Walsh gave an in depth interview on Dublin City FM all about sustainability and green energy co-operative developments to Paul Wright. Listen to the full interview here.

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