Galway Energy Co-operative<br /><span style=Comharchumann Fuinnimh na Gaillimhe">

Galway Energy Co-operative
Comharchumann Fuinnimh na Gaillimhe

Develop renewable energy to support climate change mitigation efforts
Democratise energy production
Develop local employment opportunities
Engage the knowledge, energy and expertise of the local community

Services - What can We Do for You

Our main service currently is running a “Communities Grants” scheme in the Westside Area. These are grants to insulate, make air tight and add technology.

Services Communities GrantsThe stakeholders we are working on bringing together for this scheme include private and local authority homes, housing associations, the commercial sector and their buildings, community and sports centres, schools and faith centres.

We are working on having our application ready in October 2019 for the 2020 SEAI Communities Grant Allocation.

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News & Events

Westside

12 Feb 2019

We held 2 events additional events in the Westside Resource Centre. The meetings gave free energy advice on how home...

Improving Your Home Energy Efficiency, public event

26 Nov 2018

In late November we held 3 events on the new SEAI Community Grants in Ballybane (21 and 22/11) and Westside (26/11)....

We became a Co-operative!

20 Nov 2018

We became a Co-operative.

Galway Hydro Conference in NUIG

19 Oct 2018

On October 19th, members of the Co-op attended a Galway Hydro Conference in NUIG looking at the various possibilities...

About Galway Energy Co-op

Galway Energy Co-operative aims to be an advocate for provide clean, renewable energy and services for Galway City and the surrounding area. We commenced operation in 2018.

Kieran Cunnane

Kieran Cunnane

Energy Consultant. Electronic, Test & Automation Engineer. Kieran has spent much of his working life as a self-employed Technology Consultant. In this work, Kieran’s skills include Software Development (both on PC and embedded), Hardware Development and Telecommunications...

David Killilea

David Killilea

David works in social care but has a keen interest in environmental issues. David was one of the co-founders of Galway Energy Co-operative. His focus is on local development, energy justice and worker self-management.

Vincent Carragher

Vincent Carragher

Vincent is a co-founder and works with GEC to improve the sustainability of all the communities, groups and stakeholders we work with. He has worked with communities across Europe and significant numbers in Ireland...

Philip James

Philip James

Phil is Chairman of the Galway Waterways Foundation, a non-profit company dedicated to the restoration of Galway's unique river and canal system. He joined as a founder member of the Galway Energy Coop because of his interest in hydro-electric power generation, sustainable energy solutions, climate change, and the preservation of local heritage...

Hervé Boinnard

Hervé Boinnard

Hervé is a website builder and integrator, web designer and developer with his business Puma-IT. He specialises in eCommerce Solutions, and Multilingual Websites with Joomla. Hervé has created a lot of bilingual websites, and some only with the Irish language. He maintains the Irish language pack for Joomla, ...

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About Us

Galway Energy Co-operative aims to be an advocate for provide clean, renewable energy and services for Galway City and the surrounding area. We commenced operation in 2018.

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Our Aims

Develop renewable energy to support climate change mitigation efforts

Democratise energy production

Develop local employment opportunities

Engage the knowledge, energy and expertise of the local community.