This week Midwest Radio looked at the Claremorris Western District Co-Operative, and how they hone in on energy production.
Did you know…
- Data Center Surge: Ireland’s energy demand surged due to hosting major data centers.
- Offshore Ambitions: Ireland is exploring vast offshore wind potential for future energy needs.
- Wave Energy Testing: Innovative wave energy projects are being tested off the Irish coast.
Why is renewable energy generation so important?
- Energy Independence: Producing renewable energy reduces reliance on fossil fuel imports and volatile prices.
- Climate Commitments: Local renewable production aligns with Ireland’s climate goals for reduced emissions.
- Rural Revival: Empowering communities with renewable energy projects fosters economic growth and sustainability.
What can I do to help energy production?
- Invest in Solar: Install solar panels to generate clean energy and reduce grid reliance.
- Support Wind Farms: Advocate for and invest in local wind energy projects.
- Energy Efficiency: Improve home insulation and energy-efficient appliances to lower energy demand.
Here’s a few websites if you want to know more!
Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) – www.seai.ie SEAI offers valuable information on grants, incentives, and energy-saving tips for homegrown energy production.
Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) – www.iwea.com IWEA provides insights into wind energy development and its impact on Ireland’s energy landscape.