First Successful projects under Climate Action Fund announced – 3CEA to secure investment of €1.4 million towards transport HGV fleetmatics project

The Government has announced the first batch of successful projects that will receive investment under the Climate Action Fund – 3 Counties Energy Agency delighted to be announced as 1 out of the 7 successful projects.

This is a real chance for 3CEA to reduce energy across our region & beyond.

7 major climate change projects to share €77 million government funding, leveraging a total investment of €300 million in round one of the scheme

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Free information events on grant funding across the South-East and Midlands

If you are interested in completing any energy efficiency upgrades in your home, work place, sports club, school, church, etc. etc. then you might find the free information workshops we are holding over the next 2 weeks useful.

Come along to find out the benefits of completing works, what measures are most suitable for you and also how to avail of the grants to help pay for the works.  Continue reading “Free information events on grant funding across the South-East and Midlands”

‘New Opportunities for Rural Areas” – a free seminar taking place in The Dome, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Kilkenny on Friday, 26th October

A free seminar sponsored by The European Commission Representation in Ireland.

If you want to hear the latest developments at European level
on renewable energy, energy efficiency, bioenergy and biobased
enterprises and to see what opportunities exist, then this event
is a must. Phil Hogan, Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural
Development, will deliver the keynote address and chair the
panel discussions.

3CEA manager Paddy Phelan amongst the speakers on the day. 

The Event is FREE of Charge.

However, pre-registration is necessary at:  www.discoverypark.ie/booking

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New scheme approved by the Government – Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) designed to diversify the State’s renewable energy production

​​The proposed new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme will provide support to renewable electricity projects in Ireland. With a primary focus on cost effectiveness, the RESS will deliver a broader range of policy objectives, including: Continue reading “New scheme approved by the Government – Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) designed to diversify the State’s renewable energy production”

Government launches domestic solar power grant for homeowners

Save money on energy bills.

The Government has launched a new grant scheme encouraging homeowners to install solar power generators.

The pilot scheme offers grants for the installation of solar photovoltaic panels and battery storage systems. SEAI grant offers homeowners up to €3,800 to support the installation of Solar PV panels and battery energy storage systems. This will reduce the electricity a homeowner currently purchases from a supplier and can save you around €220 a year in electricity costs by taking advantage of the scheme.  Continue reading “Government launches domestic solar power grant for homeowners”

Agri Event Set to Showcase Sustainable Technologies

Energy Now Expo Ireland returns to Kilkenny this October

TAKING place on the 24th and 25th October 2018, the second Energy Now Expo Ireland is returning to Kilkenny following the huge success of the inaugural event last year.

Set to be the foremost renewable energy event for farmers and landowners, the two-day event will be based at The Hub, Cillin Hill, Kilkenny. It will feature expert speakers and exhibitors, who will be delivering the latest developments in renewable technology and showcasing innovative new products.   Continue reading “Agri Event Set to Showcase Sustainable Technologies”

Minister Denis Naughten launches ‘Call for Applications’ under the Government’s new €500 million Climate Action Fund.

Minister Naughten is today launching the first Call for Applications under the Government’s new €500m Climate Action Fund to support initiatives that will help Ireland reach its climate and energy targets. The deadline for applications is 1st October 2018.

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Opportunity for SMEs to avail up to 30% SEAI funding towards lighting upgrade

Why apply for SEAI Lighting Support Scheme?

  • Are you an SME, employing less than 250 people?
  • Want to upgrade to energy efficient lighting or Switching to LED lighting?

Lighting Support Scheme is a government-backed Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) initiative designed for small and medium-sized enterprises to reduce their business maintenance & running costs by implementing lighting upgrades.

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