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Sustainable Energy Community

Sustainable Energy Community

Deliver Climate Action in your Community

The residential sector accounts for a quarter of the energy used in Ireland and is responsible for a quarter of the energy related CO2 emissions.

 South Dublin County Council is working with partners to deliver the Sustainable Energy Community (SEC) programme to support communities in the County use less energy.

 A Sustainable Energy Community is one where everyone works together to develop a sustainable energy system for the benefit of the community. This is achieved by:

  • Being energy efficient
  • Using renewable energy where feasible
  • Adopting smart technology solutions

 The Sustainable Energy Community programme is run by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), Ireland’s national energy authority. Sustineo has been appointed as local mentors and will be working with South Dublin County Council to help homeowners, sports clubs, community centres, local businesses and churches transition to Sustainable Energy Communities.


  • Lower Energy Bills
  • Make homes and community buildings more comfortable
  • Boost local employment opportunities
  • Build community energy knowledge, confidence and capacity through experience
  • Become a leader in sustainable energy and do your bit for the planet
  • Get funding from South Dublin County Council to produce an Energy Master Plan and to help deliver projects

 Joining the SEC network is easy, so start your Sustainable Energy journey with 1 full day’s support from an experienced energy advisor for free by completing this simple online form!

Further information: Sustainable Energy Communities | SEAI or contact South Dublin County Council at climatechange@sdublincoco.ie