Community Power is a partnership of community energy organisations around Ireland working to create a sustainable energy future for their local areas. Our communities are working on saving energy, retrofits, microgeneration and developing plans for renewable energy generation.
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Aran Islands Energy Co-op
The co-op are planning for the islands to be free of fossil fuels by 2023. They have been working to retrofit their buildings and make them as energy efficient as possible. Their plans to build a wind turbine to power the three islands is well underway.
Claremorris and Western District Energy Co-op
The co-op are developing plans for a solar farm on the outskirts of town, and a district heating system powered by biogas/woodchip.
Their 3D model of energy demand in the town was developed with students from St Colman’s College and shows the efficiency of buildings throughout the town.
Energy Communities Tipperary Co-operative
The co-op started as a community led, home insulation upgrade and retrofitting organisation. They operate in 8 communities in Tipperary and leverage funding from the SEAI retrofit grants to help homeowners and local businesses and community buildings upgrade their buildings.
Tempederry Wind Farm
Templederry wind farm is Ireland’s first and only community owned wind farm. It consists of two turbines with an output of 4.6 MW, and has been generating renewable energy since 2015.
Community Power Limerick
Community Power Limerick is a community development co-operative whose mission is to generate enterprise, employment and training opportunities through the provision of services for the people of Limerick.
Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth are a campaigning organisation, working for a just world where people and nature thrive. They work with communities and people to take action to respond to the climate crisis.