‘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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Biochar and Activated Carbon Conference 25th October in Co. Mayo

RE-Direct EU Project

The Irish Bioenergy Association and the Western Development Commission invites you to a Biochar and Activated Carbon Conference in Mayo. This event will build understanding, raise awareness and help showcase the potential for carbon. Visiting partners from the RE-DIRECT project will present on installed technology at two sites in Germany and Wales.

Venue: McWilliam Park Hotel Claremorris, Co Mayo
Date & time: Thursday 25 October – 9:30am to 5:30pm

Register for the conference here

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Citizens Leading The Energy & Climate Transition Conference in Hotel Minella

About The Conference:
Tipperary Energy Agency is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2018. As part of our celebrations and in conjunction with the Covenant of Mayors, the agency is organising a 1-day conference entitled Citizens Leading the Energy & Climate Transition. An appropriate local & regional response to the cause and effect of climate change is a key challenge of our time. The Conference will help support and inform the ongoing National Dialogue on Climate Action through seeking to develop capacity and knowledge of key local actors while addressing how effective collaboration and partnership can facilitate a successful transition.

Date: September 12th, 2018, 9:30am-15pm, Hotel Minella, Clonmel.

For further details & registration click here.

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The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) published the draft T&C’s for the Support Scheme of Renewable Heat.

The Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH) moved one step closer as the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) published the draft ‘Terms and Conditions’ for the scheme.

The primary objective of the scheme for renewable heat is to increase the level of renewable energy in the heat sector. The government funded scheme will support the adoption of renewable heating systems by commercial, industrial, agricultural, district heating, public sector and other non-domestic heat users not covered by the emissions trading system. Continue reading “The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) published the draft T&C’s for the Support Scheme of Renewable Heat.”

IRBEA Tour of Biomass Processing and Heating Facilities in the South East

The Irish Bioenergy Energy Association (IRBEA) invites you to a morning tour of biomass processing and heating facilities in Wexford, it will include visits to industrial and commercial biomass clients.  Participants will be taken from Kilmokea Country House in Wexford and brought to 3 sites of interest followed by lunch and two 20 minute seminars. There are limited spaces available so book early.

Date and Time: Wed 26 September 2018,   09:00 – 15:30
LocationKilmokea Country House, Great Island, Campile, Wexford (Map)

IrBEA Members: €60
Non-Members: €100
Tea, coffee and lunch is included.
REGISTER HERE 

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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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3CEA helped generate renewable energy on O’Shea Farms by delivering on a targeted energy saving project – O’Shea Farms are now providing Aldi with €70 million worth of Irish-grown potatoes.

O’Shea Farms is a family run business, they supply fresh vegetable produce to supermarkets across the country resulting in a year round electricity demand for refrigerated cold storage and grading equipment at their site. O’Shea Farms engaged with 3CEA back in 2015 to develop the renewable energy project at their site and installed the largest Solar PV system (250kWp) under the BEC programme run by Kilkenny County Council under their Sustainable Energy Action Plan. Continue reading “3CEA helped generate renewable energy on O’Shea Farms by delivering on a targeted energy saving project – O’Shea Farms are now providing Aldi with €70 million worth of Irish-grown potatoes.”