GREBE Partners travel to the West of Ireland


The GREBE project partners will hold their second partner meeting in Enniscrone in Co. Sligo, Republic of Ireland, this week.  We have a busy schedule planned with the Western Development Commission (, have been working to co-ordinate the programme to fit in as much as possible.


On Tuesday, we will hold our project meeting in the Diamond Coast Hotel  Then on Wednesday we have a packed day, with our official project launch and renewable energy seminar in the Twin Trees Hotel in Ballina, Co. Mayo Here is the programme for the launch and seminar.   GREBE Project Launch Invitation – 24th Feb. 2016  Then in the afternoon, we’ll continue our project meeting at the Diamond Coast Hotel, with the project dinner that evening.


Thursday will be another busy day as we leave Enniscrone at 08.00am and go west for Belmullet to meet with Udaras na Gaeltacha who have kindly organised site visits for us.  Margaret Tallott with give the GREBE partners an update of the work they carried out as part of the ‘GREAT Project’  We will then travel to Each Leim UnaG Enterprise Centre to see a demonstration of a microgrid working (11kW PV, 5-40kWh energy storage battery system, 3x SETS, BMS to allow remote access and monitoring), before traveling to the AMETS wave energy test location and proposed substation location.


We will then travel to a community golf course to see a 7kW PV array that charges 10 electric golf buggies, and then to the Irish Wheelchair Association and proceed to Teach Greannai for lunch and to see the Meals on Wheels electric van and 7kW roof mounted PV array.  In the afternoon, we travel to Bangor Hall to see an energy efficiency upgrade (new boiler, heating controls, internal dry lining, attic insulation, window replacement, energy efficient lighting), and Bangor School (extensive retrofit including replacement boiler and heating system, cavity and joist level insulation, external door replacement).