Sustainable Energy Communities Update

The MidWest SouthWest Community Energy Mentors are pleased to announce their calendar of events for the coming months.

  • SEC Information Clinics:   Information evening on Community Energy Supports – Wed 7th June, 7.30pm

    -Find out about funding and other supports for community energy projects big and small
    -Meet your Community Energy Mentor
    -Network with other Sustainable Energy Communities (SEC’s) & learn from each other
    -Find out how to register your community as an SEC
    -Guest speaker: Colm Garvey, Clare Community Energy Agency – project pathways

    This networking event at our CLDC Westgate offices, Kilrush Rd (V95 PXY3) is open to any community groups or any individual interested in becoming an SEC and/or applying for funding for a community energy project. To register for this session or to arrange a consultation, please email Lorraine at

  • Community Energy Plan Workshop:  For those SEC groups in County Clare thinking about applying for a 100% SEAI-funded Community Energy Plan, we will be running a one-hour online information session on how to apply for and complete your Community Energy Plan.  Monday 21st February, 7.30pm

  • Solar PV talk: – everything you need to know about installing Solar PV in your home.  Facilitated online by Xavier Dubuisson, Energy Consultant.   Monday 21st March, 7.30pm

To register for any of the above events, click here close to the time of the event and you will then receive an invite link by email. Alternatively, you can email Lorraine directly to register,

We will continue to cover a wide range of topics and bring in knowledgeable and engaging speakers. If there is any topic that you would like discussed at future events, please get in touch with Lorraine.

To register your community as an SEC, visit  To visit our regional information hub, click here Contact Lorraine at or phone 087 798 0347.