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cVPP project wins Citizens Award at EU Sustainable Energy Week

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We’re thrilled that our cVPP (community virtual power plant) project has won the  Citizens Award at the EU Sustainable Energy Week. The cVPP Project is helping communities across Ireland to become clean energy producers and to come together to form a cluster of generators – a Virtual Power Plant. This will enable Irish communities to

Programme Launched to Scale Up the Deep Retrofit of Irish Homes

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Tipperary Energy Agency has secured significant EU funding for its domestic retrofit programme SuperHomes Ireland. The SuperHomes 2030 project aims to support the scaling up of the deep retrofit of Irish homes. Finance and poor information main barriers to home energy retrofits. Tipperary Energy Agency has secured significant EU funding to further the development of its domestic retrofit programme, SuperHomes Ireland.  SuperHomes

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Lahinch Seaworld Energy Efficiency Upgrade

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Our non residential team have recently completed the detailed design phase of the Lahinch Seaworld Energy Efficiency upgrade. This promises to be a very exciting project and involves upgrading the leisure centre to an A rated facility. Energy efficiency measures proposed include biomass heating, geothermal heating/cooling, new high efficiency AHUs, LED lighting, building fabric upgrades,

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Marie Donnelly’s Thoughts On Energy Efficiency Post Covid

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Marie Donnelly is currently Chairperson of Renewable Energy Ireland. She is also a non-executive director of Tipperary Energy Agency. Marie gives her thoughts on Energy Efficiency Post Covid. ‘Stop the world and let me off, I’m tired of going round and round’ How prophetic were the words of Waylon Jenning’s 1960s hit song?  Did any

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Chris Noonan talks about his experience working in Zagreb with REGEA

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I have been working with Tipperary Energy Agency for almost five years now. One of the aspects I’ve enjoyed the most is getting to travel abroad and work with energy agencies from around Europe. Tipperary Energy Agency and REGEA (an energy agency based in Zagreb, and serving north-west Croatia) began discussing the idea of ‘swapping’

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Become a shareholder in Community Power and own part of a solar farm in Tipperary

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Community Power are now inviting members of the public to become a shareholder in Community Solar Tipperary and own part of a 4-5MW solar farm in Tipperary. What is Community Power? Community Power is Ireland’s first community owned electricity supplier.  They are a partnership of community energy groups working for a sustainable energy future for

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Webinar to focus on Energy Democracy in Local Communities, so everyone has access to Community Power

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An online webinar aimed at discussing how we can build energy democracy in local communities so that everyone has access to community power will be held on Tuesday, March 24th. Co-hosted by Tipperary Energy Agency and Friends of the Earth Ireland, the webinar will be free to join but places are limited so registration is

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Meeting with the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities

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The Commission for the Regulation of Utilities (CRU) met with the Tipperary Energy Agency and Community Power recently in Cahir. The discussions focussed on the future implementation of supports and regulation to engage citizens, SME’s and communities in the generation of energy from renewable resources and preparing Ireland for a decarbonised energy future. A number

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