News & Events

Citizens Assembly on Tackling Climate Change

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...

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Information evenings in 2017

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...

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Householder attitudes and behaviours on environment issues

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...

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Older news


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).


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: