Event type Exhibition/guided tour

Renewable energy and energy efficiency in rural communities

Join this guided tour:

10.00: Arrive at Údarás na Gaeltachta Office in Belmullet. Coffee.

10.15: Depart and proceed to Each Leim Udaras na Gaeltachta Enterprise Centre to see the demonstration microgrid working (11 kW photovoltaics, 5-40 kWh energy storage battery system, 3x smart electrical thermal storage units, building management system to allow remote access and monitoring)

11.00: Depart Each Leim and view proposed SEAI wave energy test site and substation location en route to PV array at the IWA

11.40: Arrive at Irish Wheelchair Association: 11 kW PV array.

12.00: Depart the IWA and proceed to Teach Greannai for lunch and to see the Meals on Wheels electric van and 7 kW roof mounted PV array, building also insulated

14.00: Depart Teach Greannai and proceed to Bangor Hall, (community hall retrofit: new boiler, heating controls, internal dry lining, attic insulation, window replacement, energy efficient lighting)

15.00: Tour ends back at the Civic Centre. Bus and lunch will be provided.

 

SPEAKERS

Dr Orla Nic Suibhne