Energy Plan

Click here for full information on our Community Energy Plan including details on our Community Renewable Energy Project.

Opportunities identified by the group

  • Developer Led Renewable Energy Project in area – 2 Solar Farms.
  • Auction under RESS 2 – June 2020, Delivery 2022.
  • Mandatory Community Benefit Fund: Set at €2MWh.
  • Distribution as follows: 
    • 25% paid to households within a certain distance.
    • 50% Paid to Community Groups whose aim is Energy projects and climate action initiates
    • 20% to Clubs, Societies (not for profit groups) etc.
    • 5% Administration Costs
  • Two Grid Connections will be provided 1 each Spancilhill and Knockanoura.
  • Community Led Renewable Energy Project.
  • First Community Owned Project is Templederry Community Power – 2 Turbines x 2.3 MW.
  • National Grid Connection in 07, Selling Electricity 11.  
  • 2 Turbines, income per year €1 – €1.2Million.

SEAI Grant Awarded

The group was awarded a grant of €10,000 awarded to the Group by the SEAI in relation to the development of the proposed Energy Master Plan.