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Good Energies Alliance Ireland (GEAI) is an environmental NGO founded in 2011 based in Leitrim. It wants a thriving and climate-resilient rural community, linking sustainability and well-being. It works to discuss the transition towards ecological sustainability, focusing on climate action and circular economy locally and nationally.

GEAI is also an European Solidarity Corps (ESC) coordinating organisation, hosting European volunteers in Ireland and acting as a supportive organisation for young Irish people who would like to volunteer abroad.

For press inqueries contact: 

Press service
aedin@geai.ie
(+353) 71 964 3117
Good Energies Alliance Ireland
Ballinaglera Community Hall
Ballinaglera, N41A2N8
County Leitrim

Public Submissions

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Public Submissions 2022

Anyone with knowledge of GEAI's history knows that Public Submissions are an important part of the organization's work. Participating in these consultations allows us to place the needs of rural communities on the political agenda, sheds light on our struggles, and uses our expertise to help drive sustainable transformation. This is not possible without involving the most vulnerable communities,...

GEAI slams the construction of wind farms on peatlands 

Wednesday June 15th is Global Wind Day. And to mark the importance of this day, Good Energies Alliance Ireland (GEAI) has published on its website its new Policy Statement on on-shore wind energy generation. As well as looking at wind generation benefits and concerns, the statement includes recommendations on the siting of on-shore windfarms and on community engagement.  “GEAI strongly...

GEAI takes Climate Action Days to School

Climate change is becoming more and more evident. The environment is suffering; our lifestyles are changing; forecasts for the future are dire if we continue to waste resources and let global warming continue. Action is essential!   Good Energies Alliance Ireland (GEAI)’s volunteers delivered a programme of Climate Action sessions in May to the TY students of Lough Allen College to address this,...

Older Policy Submissions

Public Submissions 2022

Anyone with knowledge of GEAI's history knows that Public Submissions are an important part of the organization's work. Participating in these consultations allows us to place the needs of rural communities on the political agenda, sheds light on our struggles, and uses our expertise to help drive sustainable transformation. This is not possible without involving the most vulnerable communities,...

Climate Change “not a priority for the North and Western Regional Assembly”

Our recent submission to the NWRA concerning their Regional Spatial Strategy, has been hard-hitting concerning the report’s lack of emphasis of Climate Change and the urgency of responding to it. Once again, serious climate change commitments are lacking at regional as well as national levels. Climate change is real and is happening right now and every delay or reticence in adopting further...

National Adaptation Framework on Climate Change – still a long way to go

Last September a public consultation on the National Adaptation Framework on climate change  was launched by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and we, at GEAI, submitted our opinion, making thirty-seven recommendations. The document gave a fairly comprehensive overview of the projected impacts of climate change in Ireland d illustrated the governance process to be...