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Bringing Locals Together to Develop Sustainable Energy

Bringing Locals Together to Develop Sustainable Energy Original Article in the Carlow Nationalist found here by Suzanne Pender.   Creating jobs and saving money within any community is a great act. Doing it through the use of energy-efficient projects is even better. Tullow Sustainable Energy Community Network (SECN) is aiming to unite locals by developing […]

Grant Information for Solar Electricity

SOURCE: SEAI Generate your own clean energy! SEAI grants for Solar PV panels to generate electricity for homeowners. The BenefitsCheaper electricity billsOn average, a solar PV system can save between €200-€300 per year on your domestic electricity bill. This will make a big difference to your household running costs, allowing you to save for what […]

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Minister Creed Confirms the Opening of €10 Million Renewable Energy Grants for Farms

SOURCE: https://www.agriculture.gov.ie/ Renewable energy investments available for the first time under the Targeted Agricultural Measures Scheme (TAMS) The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. has confirmed that the latest tranche of the Targeted Agricultural Measures Scheme (TAMS) will open to applications with effect from tomorrow, Saturday 6th April. This next tranche […]

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Department of Agriculture Extends Solar PV Grant Support

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has given the green light for an increase to the size of solar PV systems that will qualify for grant supports on Irish farms, according to the Micro-Renewable Energy Federation (MREF). Welcoming the news this afternoon, Wednesday, February 12, following confirmation from the Department of Agriculture on […]

Ireland Sees Biggest Drop in Carbon Emissions in Almost a Decade

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today released data that shows that CO2 emissions from all energy use fell 3.9% in 2019, equivalent to 1.5 million tonnes of CO₂. This marks the biggest annual reduction in CO2 emissions since 2011, at the height of the last recession. Emissions in 2019 were 22% below 2005 […]