Report of our Powerful Communities Conference

A vision for the North West Region: “A region where, using renewable energy sources, every community can be self-sufficient, generating more power than they use, benefiting their communities and lowering Ireland’s carbon emissions.”   This was the ambitious future envisioned for NorthWest Ireland at the successful Powerful Communities conference on Friday 15th June 2018. Well-attended, […]

Powerful Communities Conference

  This year, GEAI is going to launch the POWERFUL COMMUNITIES project at a conference being held on 15th June in I.T. Sligo from 10am to 3.30pm. This conference will bring together people and organisations working on the ground in communities throughout Ireland to promote community energy projects. The focus will be on the move away […]

GEAI Data Protection is compliant with GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on the 25 May 2018. GDPR aims to give individuals more rights, control and understanding of how their personal data is processed. The GDPR will have no impact on the activities we carry on in the general interest. It does however require GEAI to keep you informed […]

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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 Western Development Commission.     The purpose of the tour was to […]

GEAI field trip to Cloughjordan, the eco-village

A few weeks ago a group of GEAI volunteers paid a two-day visit at Ireland’s only eco-village situated at the heart of Cloughjordan, a small town in County Tipperary. Upon our midnight  arrival  we decided to grab a drink in one of the local pubs and something to eat at the only place we could […]

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A New Climate for Education – an important Seminar

Last Friday, at the Teacher’s Club in Dublin, a seminar “A New Climate for Education“ was held, to discuss how Climate Change and sustainability are incorporated into schools curricula. This was organised by Green Foundation Ireland, Cultivate, GEAI and ECO – UNESCO. Aedín McLoughlin, Director of Good Energies Alliance Ireland and the GEAI EVS volunteers […]

Time to celebrate the fracking ban!

On Saturday 14th October at the Ballroom of Romance in Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim, there was a hectic and vibrant atmosphere with people gathering from all around Ireland to celebrate the outstanding outcome represented by the ban of hydraulic fracturing activities on the Irish soil. While approaching the location of the party, one could admire the […]

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