Solar Panels & Community Power

Solar Panels & Community Power

In this blog we’ll explore the new opportunities for community power, via community-owned energy assets, but first… Some updates from our Solar System As reported in a previous blog, GEAI now has its own 6 kW Solar Photovoltaic System installed on...
Ballinaglera Hall now powered by Solar!

Ballinaglera Hall now powered by Solar!

With the aid of LEADER funding, GEAI has commissioned and installed 20 solar panels on the roof of Ballinaglera Community Hall. Visible from the road, the panels are split between the East and West- facing roofs of the building.  The system produces a maximum of...
GEAI and Ballinagleragh Community Hall get ‘greener’

GEAI and Ballinagleragh Community Hall get ‘greener’

As part of our commitment to a sustainable future GEAI has changed our electricity supplier to Templederry Renewable Energy Supply Ltd. T/A CRES (Community Renewable Energy Supply). This is the first ‘community’ owned and operated electricity supply company in Ireland...
GEAI field trip to Belmullet, Co. Mayo

GEAI field trip to Belmullet, Co. Mayo

What an interesting day we had in Belmullet!  Recently, some of us had a really interesting guided tour on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Rural Communities organised by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) in partnership with IT Sligo and the...