In 2015, members of the community in Dunleer in County Louth came together to establish the Dunleer Sustainable Energy Community (SEC) a member of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) SEC network. 

The Group’s vision was to provide leadership to communities on addressing the challenges of climate change through informing people on actions they can take, the retrofitting of homes and the generation of renewable energy. 

Meanwhile, the EU’s wind power sector faces “serious challenges” that require “immediate action”, according to the European Commission.

It has proposed new measures to support the bloc’s flagging wind energy industry which it says faces difficulties in operating profitably and competitively. We hear from the EU Commissioner in charge of the European Green Deal, Maroš Šefčovič: