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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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”