News & Events
On the weekend of 30th September,2017 the Citizens Assembly will deliberate on the topic of ‘How the State can make Ireland a leader in tackling climate change.’ This is an opportunity to express our concerns and have our voices heard. KSEC is encouraging people to...
During 2016 KSEC held a couple of information evenings on Solar PV in Tralee and Killorglin. These events were popular and helpful for those who attended. The co-op has plans to run one or two more such events in late 2017 so keep an eye on the website for up to date...
KSEC had a stand in the Town Park in Dingle on Saturday 29 April.
The CSO publication on householder attitudes and behaviours on environment issues was published on 23 March. Visually easy to follow and digest, it includes information on: main fuels used in households in regions; Use of additional heating sources; Awareness of...
BETTER ENERGY COMMUNITIES (BEC)
In January ’17 KSEC working with SE Systems submitted a proposal for a deep retrofitting community project through the Better Energy Community (BEC) scheme. Our submission was successful. The project is now completed (oct 17).
NEW SEAI LIGHTING PILOT PROJECT
Launched in July ’17 for SME’s with 50 or fewer employees. Suitable for SME’s in the following sectors: Fitness Centres General and Food Retailers
Jewellers Small hotels and larger B&B’s
Pharmacies Nursing Homes
Grant funding will be 40% of eligable costs. A number of SME’s in Kerry are working with KSEC on this project. We are delighted that our submission has been successful and SEAI have offered a grant of 40% of the cost of the work. Please contact KSEC if you are thinking about a lighting upgrade for your business and would like more information. The website is: https://www.seai.ie/Grants/SME-Supports-for-Lighting-Upgrades/SME-Supports-for-Lighting-Upgrades.html