Picture shows from left Jim Gannon, CEO of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland; Mark Dwan and Pearse O’Shiel, Camphill Communities of Ireland, winner of the Community Award; with James Twohig, representing the Awards title sponsor Enprova, at the 2016 SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards. Pic: Naoise Culhane
Camphill Communities of Ireland for their Better Energy Communities project which involved energy upgrades to 78 buildings including commercial, residential and community buildings. The measures included biogas electricity generation system, biomass boilers, solar panels and a wind turbine. The annual energy savings are estimated at €300K which is equivalent to a 20% reduction in energy use.