SEC Tip Sheet
If you are a Sustainable Energy Community, the services outlined below are what the Energy Team can provide to your community.
To help inspire and recruit homeowners to become involved in a Sustainable Energy Community retrofit programme through the delivery of a highly interactive one hour educational programme, covering the following:
- Conservation in their energy use
- Control over their energy usage
- Greater efficiency in their energy use
- Understanding what is renewable energy
- The technologies and products people need to use in managing the energy needs in their homes and places of work
- Sharing knowledge and providing advice to communities on how to work together to achieve energy savings and the grant aids available to do so
Building Community Skills
Recognising that people and communities need support, guidance and hand holding, we provide mentoring, training and support to Sustainable Energy Communities (SEC’s) on how to establish the foundations of a group and build the key capabilities and skills that will lead to success.
Guidance on the steps to leverage the opportunities that exist for communities to collaborate with key partners in successful electricity generation.
Energy Master Plan
Partnering with communities to build an energy master plan that will identify opportunities for energy savings within the community.
Implementation & Management
Retrofitting programmes led by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) are critical steps on the road to a carbon free environment. We provide a clear road map for communities and individuals on the implementation of solutions for retrofitting homes, business premises and community centres. We bring five years of experience in the administration, recruitment, funding, communications, logistical support and quality assurance of these programmes.
We have delivered significant benefits to homeowners and communities on cost savings through reduced energy use, reduced energy bills and a move to more renewable energy solutions.