Ireland and EIB Group confirm support for new low-cost Home Energy Upgrade Loan Scheme

October 26, 2023

Government-backed €500 million scheme will encourage homeowners to invest in energy efficiency. Homeowners will be able to borrow from €5 000 to €75 000 on an unsecured basis for a term of up to 10 years at low interest rates. Ireland and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today reached an agreement that paves the way […]

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Democratising the Renovation Wave – Citizen-led Renovation and One Stop Shops

September 5, 2023

With the need to vastly increase the citizen-led eco renovation of homes across Europe, the OSR-Coop Project and its current research are focused on the role energy cooperatives play in deploying One-Stop Shop renovation business models. The general objective of this project is for three frontrunners in citizen- and community-led home renovation services, Energent (ENER, Belgium), Energy […]

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QQI Domestic BER Course starting 16th May

May 11, 2023

Tipperary Education and Training Board (ETB) are running a QQI Level 6 Domestic BER Course which is due to commence on the 16th of May 2023. This course will consist of 5 Online classes running from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm and one Onsite Visit in Dublin 9.00 am – 3.00 pm, please see the […]

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Sad news

May 8, 2023

The Staff and Board of Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative would like to extend our sympathies to our project coordinator, Marcella Maher-Keogh and her family on the passing of her mother Breeda Maher. Ar dheis Dé a anam dílis.

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Tidy Towns and the Benefits of Community Energy Projects

March 1, 2023

In this recording of ECTC’s Home Energy Upgrades Information Webinar, held in June 2021, Aileen Campion from Birdhill and adjudicator with Tidy Towns discusses the benefits of community energy projects. The Tidy Towns movement & retrofitting of homes dovetails nicely together – whether it’s focusing on relevant Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Sustainability – Doing […]

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E-Tenders portal is now open for applications from Main Contractors

January 26, 2023

Contractors / Community activists. The E-Tenders portal is now open for applications from Main Contractors to apply for participation in the Better Energy Communities /National Housing Retrofit Home Energy Upgrades Schemes for 2023-2025. Please see the link below to apply. E-TENDERS :Energy Communities Tipperary Co-Op Closing date is 20th February 2023.

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Launch of Energy Master Plan for Moycarkey-Borris-Littleton

November 9, 2022

  Tuesday the 15th November will see the launch of the new Energy Master Plan for Moycarkey-Borris-Littleton. The Energy Master Plan was commissioned by the Sustainable Energy Community (SEC) established by Littleton Development Association with funding obtained from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). The launch will be an online event over Zoom starting […]

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Certificate in Community Energy Development

August 31, 2022

Are you interested in developing Community Energy Projects? Then this course may be for you – Certificate in Community Energy Development. The aim of the programme is to develop the knowledge and skills of learners to be able to identify and develop appropriate sustainable energy investment opportunities in their communities, by developing their knowledge of […]

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ECTC shortlisted as finalist in SEAI Energy Awards 2022

August 18, 2022

The team here at Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative CLG (ECTC) are delighted to have been announced as finalists in the SEAI Energy Awards 2022. The SEAI Energy Awards recognise and reward excellence in all aspects of energy efficiency and renewable energy. There are a number of different categories in the awards and ECTC have been […]

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Free bus to Construction and Retrofit Training Centre Open Day

June 14, 2022

Free Bus to Construction and Retrofit Training Centre Open Day on 20th June. Click here to book your seat: Energy Communities Tipperary Cooperative are organising a free bus to bring people to the Open Day at Tipperary ETB ’s new Construction/Retrofit Skills Training Centre in Tipperary Town on Monday June 20th. The bus will […]

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