Community Consultation Workshops for the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS)

Tipperary Energy Agency and the Western Development Commission in association with the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment would like to invite you to a consultation workshop for communities that are interested in the upcoming RESS auctions and the associated community proposals. The Government is committed to the first RESS auction happening in June 2020 and the current consultation on RESS 1 closes on January 17th 2020.

The workshops will discuss the 4 Key Community Pillars proposed:

Community Led Renewable Energy Projects
• Separate community category in auctions
• Enabling framework for community energy projects – range of supports

Developer Led Renewable Energy Projects
• Mandatory community benefit fund
• Mandatory community investment offering

The workshop locations are as follows:
• Friday 10th January 09.30 - 2pm IT Sligo Click HERE to register
• Saturday 11th January 09.30 - 2pm Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe, Co Galway Click HERE to register
• Tuesday 14th January 09.30 - 2pm Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh, Co Tipperary Click HERE to register