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SEC Events & News

Keep up to date with updates and news from the dedicated network of Sustainable Energy Communities!

SEPTEMBER 2021: 3 NEW SECS JOINED THE NETWORK

In September, we were delighted to welcome the following SECs to the network within the Dublin and Mid-East Region:

  • Cambridge Terrace Energy Group
  • Tidy Towns Meath Drumsawry
  • IFA Renewable Energy Drimnagh

We look foward to working with these new SECs for the remainder of 2021 and onwards!

 

SEPTEMBER 2021: DUBLIN CLIMATE ACTION WEEK

Dublin's first Climate Action Week took place from September 13th-19th with over 90 events taking place across the week. There were some excellent events organised by the SECs in the Dublin Mid-east region including walking tours and webinars.

 

  • On the Tuesday of Dublin Climate Action Codema hosted an SEC information webinar to explain SEAI's Sustainable Energy Communities Programme in the Dublin Region, its benefits to individual homeowners and communities, and how people can get involved in the programme. Click the link here to watch the recording. 
  • On the Thursday evening Phibsboro Village Climate Club launched their draft Energy Master Plan, Biodiversity Master Plan and Circular Economy Map. Click here to watch the recording.
  • The Ringsend Irishtown Sustainable Energy Community (RiSEC) hosted a walking tour in the community to showcase the great local sustainable energy projects that they have carried out. They answered questions about energy saving, and welcomed citizens who were interested in getting involved with the community group, wanted to set up their own Sustainable Energy Community (SEC) or were just curious about what the group has been working on.
  • On the Friday, three SECs: Cabra, Phibsboro and Stoneybatter presented their vision for a fossil fuel free future in Dublin. They also discussed the SEAI Sustainable Energy Communities (SEC) Programme and how to get involved. Speakers included representatives from the three SECs, TU Dublin and Climate 23, and the SEAI County Mentor for Dublin City.

 

JULY 14: PELLETSTOWN INFORMATION EVENT

Join Dublin City SEC mentor, Ger Doherty, on Wednesday July 14th at 7pm to learn more about how to set up and join your local Pelletstown Sustainable Energy Community.

Register here: bit.ly/3qPOpFT

You can check out all our past SEC updates in our news and events archive.