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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.

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

Public Submissions

Press releases

GEAI launch Ballinaglera Biodiversity Project  

Everyone can take a part in appreciating and conserving our extraordinary biodiversity in County Leitrim! We have rivers and lakes, mountains and bogs, pasture and woodland - an amazing variation of habitats and a paradise for many of our native species of plants and animals.  To celebrate our biodiversity and to raise awareness of it, Good Energies Alliance Ireland (GEAI) has started the...

How green is Leitrim, really?

That was the question a team of young European researchers hosted by Good Energies Alliance Ireland (GEAI) spent six months working to answer. In December, the team produced the first Irish county-based carbon inventory report of its kind, the Leitrim Cróga Report. (Cróga means “brave”) “The answer to that question is – it’s complicated!” said Nicoló Tria from Italy, leader of the GEAI research...

Leitrim set to be carbon neutral earlier than mid-century

How can Leitrim reduce its emissions to become carbon neutral by 2030? This question will be discussed at the Leitrim Cróga Climate Dialogue Session in the Bush Hotel on Thursday 20th February at 7pm. The GEAI Cróga report launched last December looked at how much an area such as Leitrim emits carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases and also absorbs carbon dioxide by its forests and other...

Older Policy Submissions

Microgeneration vital in the move towards a low carbon economy

We at GEAI responded to the public consultation on the Design of a new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) launched the 04th of September 2017 by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment. The consultation document contains an economic assessment of a new RESS in Ireland followed by an assessment on how to increase community participation and suggestion of a model....