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GennComm Hydrogen Transport Research Project

GennComm Hydrogen Transport Research Project

Energy Co-operatives Ireland as Associate Partners to the GenComm 9.3 Million Euro Intereg funded Hydrogen research project attended the first Workshop on the 14/15th of December 2017 in Saarland, Germany.   The aim of the project is to develop three locations...

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Community Power – We are our Renewable Future

Community Power – We are our Renewable Future

Communities call on Government to support Community Owned Renewable Energy Monday, 7th December 2015. Imagine a community putting its hands up and deciding to build a wind farm.  Imagine all the schools in a town running on clean free solar electricity.  Imagine your...

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Community Energy Co-operatives Event

Community Energy Co-operatives Event

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...

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Co-op’s getting a good hearing

Co-op’s getting a good hearing

Energy Co-op Ireland's work to get community initiatives put to the top of the agenda of the new energy policy consultation process continues.   As part of its work demonstrating the value of local energy co-operatives in achieving a successful national...

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Energy Cooperatives to increase activity in Ireland

Energy Cooperatives to increase activity in Ireland

There now seems to be a considerable shift in attitudes at the DCENR towards community involvement in the Renewable Energy (RE)  sector. This may be leading towards increased activity in the ground. Comharchumann Fuinneamh Oileáin Árainn moves ahead with €1.5m in...

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Aran Co-op Renewable Energy Tours

Aran Co-op Renewable Energy Tours

Comharchumann Fuinneamh Oileáin Árainn now offers tours on the islands to demonstrate the progress they have made towards carbon neutrality by 2020.   The tours which, led by Co-op chairperson Dara Ó Maoildhia (right of picture) take in the extensive energy...

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