Energy

The Limerick Clare Energy Agency has been active in preparing and publishing energy balances for Clare and Limerick since 2006. The detailed energy analysis is published in a number of documents:-

  • Limerick Clare Energy & Emissions Balance 2006.
  • Limerick Clare Climate Change Strategy 2006
  • Executive Summary of Energy & Climate Change 2006
  • Limerick Clare Energy & Emissions Balance 2010
  • Limerick Clare Low Carbon Energy Plan 2010

Using the methodology developed by Limerick Clare Energy Agency, an Energy & Emissions Balance was created for:-

  • Limerick – Clare Region
  • County Clare
  • Limerick City Limerick County

The LCEA is presently working on local area energy plans, which will be published on this web site in the near future.

3rd August 2018

The Health and Safety Authority have released an alert to workers, and other members of the public, on the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning linked to...

31st July 2018

Denis Naughten, Minister for Communications, Climate Action & Environment, announced the introduction of a new grant scheme for the domestic market. This...

23rd June 2018

The National Dialogues on Climate Action are a series of regional gatherings taking place around the country. These events will be used to create awareness...

July 2018

As part of the ‘Project Ireland 2040’ plan, the government announced a €500 million fund to help deal with climate change and it’s challenges. The Climate Action...

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May 2018

Minister Naughten recently published a set of “Sectoral Planning Guidelines for Climate Change Adaptation”. The guidelines are part of the statutory National...

9th July 2018

Limerick has received a considerable grant from the Horizon 2020 project which is part of the EU’s largest Research and Innovation funding scheme. This grant...

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29th June 2018

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has expanded renewable energy scheme for solar PV panels. Under the scheme, small businesses and homeowners were able to...

Conditional Planning Exemptions

A number of planning exemptions are available for the installation of small scale renewable technologies. The exemptions also cover Combined Heat and Power...

The counties of Clare & Limerick have been providing energy to the nation of Ireland from the foundation of the State. Though Ardnacrusha now produces less than 1% of the countries electricity...

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The Limerick Clare Energy Agency (LCEA) is working to promote energy efficiency and integration of renewables in...

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