2019 / 2020 Projects
2019/2020 saw a very difficult time with issues with Government Departments misjudging the budgets required for the deep retrofit scheme and the global Covid-19 pandemic . ECTC weathered both of these storms and working alongside Government And Health service advice were successful in Deep Retrofitting a further 10 homes across the communities. Saving 689,000 kWh […]
2018 saw a reduction in the amount of houses completed due to regulations changes in the SEAI grant system. Under the Better Energy Communities Scheme 104 houses and 3 community buildings, saving 933,429 kWh of energy, investment of €1.2m. 2018 was the first year for the Sustainable Energy Communities, ECTC was one of the first […]
The original four communities of Birdhill, Drombane/Upperchurch, Kilcommon/Rearcross/Hollyford and Lorrha/Rathcabbin were joined this year by Burgess, Cappamore, Newtown, Puckane and Terryglass. This year’s project was so big, we had to split it into two separate projects. We also undertook deep retrofits for the first time. 200 houses and 6 community buildings, saving 2,200,000 kWh of […]
The eight communities of Birdhill, Borrisokane, Carrig/Riverstown, Cloughjordan, Drombane/Upperchurch, Kilcommon/Rearcross/Hollyford, Lorrha/Rathcabbin and Loughmore continued. 126 houses and 5 community buildings, saving 947,300 kWh of energy, with local investment of €1.3m
The original four communities of Birdhill, Drombane/Upperchurch, Kilcommon/Rearcross/Hollyford and Lorrha/Rathcabbin were joined by Borrisokane, Carrig/Riverstown, Cloughjordan and Loughmore. 135 homes and 3 Community building upgraded, saving 1,180,000 kWh of energy, local investment of €1.2 m
The four communities of Birdhill, Drombane/Upperchurch, Kilcommon/Rearcross/Hollyford and Lorrha/Rathcabbin carried out a successful year where we had 111 houses and 2 community buildings upgraded, receiving a grant of €643k and generating 1GWh (Gigawatt/hour) in energy savings.