Programme

Session 1 Challenges and Opportunities 9.30 – 11.00 am

Welcome and background       Aedín McLoughlin 

Understanding Ireland’s energy choices      Eamon Ryan

A remarkable community energy project in Neilston, Scotland     Pauline Gallacher

Manorhamilton now – energy use (results of energy audit)     Irina Tiugan and Olga Zoma

Renewable energy cooperatives     Cormac Walsh

 

Tea/Coffee 11.00 – 11.30 am

 

Session 2 Short workshops 11.30 – 1.00 pm

Wind energy – How could wind turbines be welcomed by communities?

Solar energy – Water heating and/or electricity generation? Do we have enough sun?

Hydro energy – Is there a future for micro hydro turbines?

Biomass energy – Could forestry development around Manorhamilton support biomass industries?

(Attendees will spend 20 minutes at each workshop)

 

Lunch 1.00 – 2.00 pm

 

Session 3 Round table discussions (World Café format) 2.00 – 3.30 pm

Facilitator: Chris Chapman.

Four questions arising from the business of the morning will be chosen. The attendees will form small groups that will discuss each question in turn. The results of the discussions will be collated. There also may be specialist groupings.

 

Tea/Coffee short break 3.30 – 3.45 pm

 

Plenary Session and Report from Discussions 3.45 – 4.15 pm
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