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Electric Picnic power!

Posted 30th August 2019

Concerned about the rain at Electric Picnic?  We’re not!  Hydro power generated from the small river on the Stradbally Estate powers us.  And we power our customers with it! Check out Thomas talking to us about why he decided to restore this fish friendly Archimedean screw hydro on the Stradbally Estate. We are also at […]

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Co-operative Energy Trading System on the way for Ireland

Posted 06th May 2019

A new platform for selling and trading renewable electricity is on the horizon, and is due to be developed over the next few years with blockchain-enabled software which will enable peer to peer energy trading among citizens, communities and co-operatives.

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Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment debate the Microgeneration Support Scheme Bill

Posted 05th March 2019

On March 5th, the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment debated the Microgeneration Support Scheme Bill. The bill would force energy providers to buy electricity produced by ‘microgenerators’ including small communities, clubs and schools.

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Templederry Windfarm features on Nationwide

Posted 16th February 2019

We were delighted to see Templederry Windfarm and Community Power Ireland feature on a recent episode of Nationwide.

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