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Update - Renewables for All project

The theme behind this project is making sure parts of our community don’t miss out in the race to renewables. Those on the lowest incomes and renters have extra hurdles to jump if they want to benefit from rooftop solar for example and yet they may have the most to gain. 928 more words

Climate Change Policy

Homework for the NT Team. Community Energy is still alive and growing... despite the system.

We had just under 50 people come to a meeting at our HQ tonight. Pete’s eats cafe in Llanberis. (ps thanks for the tea and coffee tonight Pete!) These 50 have agreed to be ambassadors for the new community hydros. 418 more words

National Trust

Going out on a Thursday night, the coop way

There are plenty of ways to spend a Thursday evening in February: a trip to the cinema maybe, a few drinks in the local pub or just an hour or two in front of the television. 224 more words


Energy alternatives and collective ownership

During late 2015 our research group hosted Sören Becker from the Leibniz Institute for the Research of Space and Society (IRS) in Erkner, Germany. He was appointed to a junior visiting fellowship at the… 833 more words


How is the community energy doing?

Its been a mad three months in the community energy sector but feels like stuff is now settling having seen huge changes in support mechanisms (money!) and perceived agreements with the Government. 429 more words

National Trust

My talk on the Economy at the Election Convention

On Saturday, I attended the Greens Election Convention in Dublin where I was delighted to able to share my experience of how Energy can transform the Rural Economy. 7 more words


ECTC Co-op 2015 Achievements - Saving Energy & Creating Jobs

Photo of the attendees from ECTC’s end of year meeting. They are (left to right) as follows: Gearóid Fitzgibbon, Kathleen Doorley, Michael Connolly… 574 more words

2015 Scheme