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One year on – Sun is saving Tipperary €30,000 per year

800 Solar panels installed one year ago are delivering 10% more electricity than previously expected.  Tipperary County Council is making significant savings of over €30, 000 per annum. Twelve months ago 800 photovoltaic solar panels were installed on 9 public buildings in towns across Tipperary. The buildings include fire stations, libraries, civic offices and a




Reducing Your Energy Costs with Photovoltaic Energy

Tipperary Energy Agency yesterday, April 15th, held a seminar entitled ‘Reducing Your Energy Costs with Photovoltaic Energy’.  The idea for the seminar came about after we received many queries from people who wanted to know more about the Tipperary County Councils recent PV project – the largest of its kind in Ireland. The aim of




Watch Tipperary Energy Agency on Eco Eye

Last nights (March 10th) episode of Eco Eye, entitled ‘Community Energy’, featured our CEO Paul Kenny. The programme looked at community energy initiatives from around the country and outlined the benefits of community energy projects. Paul Kenny met Duncan in Nenagh where they looked at Ireland’s largest PV project. A total of 800 panels were




Tipperary Energy Agency in the News 2014

2014 was another busy year for the agency with many different projects being carried out as well as moving to our new offices at Erasmus Smith House. You can read all about our new offices here and learn about the biomass boiler which was installed here. Here are some of our news stories from throughout




Ireland’s Largest Photovoltaic Solar Panel Project is Completed

Ireland’s largest photovoltaic solar panel project has just been completed.  9 public buildings throughout County Tipperary have been kitted out with massive solar panel arrays totaling 800 panels.  Such buildings include fire stations, libraries, civic offices and a leisure centre.  As a result of this Tipperary County Council project, Ireland’s total PV capacity has been




Ireland’s Largest PV Project Gets the Green Light

Work has begun on Ireland’s largest Photovoltaic project. The Tipperary County Council PV Project will install a total of 193kW of PV on 9 Local Authority buildings across the county. On completion the 193kW installed will produce 171,860kWh of electricity annually. This is equivalent to a reduction of 91,430 kg of CO2 that would have been




Ireland’s Largest PV Project Gets the Green Light

Today, (August 6th 2014) the contract was signed on Ireland’s largest Photovoltaic project. The Tipperary County Council PV Project will install a total of 193kW of PV on 9 Local Authority buildings across the county. On completion the 193kW installed will produce 171,860kWh of electricity annually. This is equivalent to a reduction of 91,430 kg




Councillors and Planners Visit Major Renewable Energy Sites in Tipperary

 A group of 30 county Councillors and planners from South Tipperary recently (January 23rd) took part in a tour of renewable energy sites and installations around the county.  The tour was led by Tipperary Energy Agency and was organised to give county Councillors and planners a real insight into what’s happening in renewable energy, as