Mullingar Chamber Awards 2023 – how did we do?

We were obviously delighted to be nominated in the 2023 Mullingar Chamber Awards 2023, especially given our relative ‘youth’ as an organisation. We knew, too, that we were up against strong competition in the ‘Excellence in Sustainability & Climate Action’ category, given that the other nominees shortlisted were The Refill Mill, Mullingar Tidy Towns, & […]

MSEC up for Chamber Award

Hot on the heels of our nomination for the 2023 SEAI Energy Awards the Mullingar Sustainable Energy Community has been nominated for the Mullingar Chamber of Commerce Awards 2023, set to take place at the Mullingar Park Hotel Mullingar on Friday, November 3rd. This event promises an evening of celebration and recognition, where local businesses, […]

Smart Meters might finally be a Smart Option

Up to now, there were three basic options for your domestic electricity meter in Ireland. 1. The old rotating disc, 2. The electronic Day/Night meter, and 3. The new Smart Meter. There may be other variants, but these are the three main types. For big electricity users, especially people with Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) and […]

An award for MSEC?

Our efforts to help de-carbonise Mullingar and make it a more energy-efficient community have been recognised, in the form of a nomination for a national award! We’ve been listed as finalists in the 2023 SEAI Energy Awards, in the ‘Inspirational Sustainable Energy Community’ category. While none of us got into this to win prizes, and […]

MSEC makes Front Page news!

Mullingar SEC are very grateful to The Westmeath Examiner for their coverage of the launch of our Energy Master Plan. Written by Eilis Ryan & featuring a photo of our own Dr. Isabella Donnelly, it’s a great piece, in our humble opinion. You should head out this minute and pick up a copy! Inside this […]

Energy Master Plan Launch

The Launch event for our Energy Master Plan (EMP)is almost upon us! Authored by PlanEnergy & Sponsored by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), this document and the accompanying Register of Opportunities will become part of the toolkit for our activities as an SEC in the years to come. Among other things, it contains […]

Grid Connection offered to Mullingar Community Project

PRESS RELEASE 21th December 2021 GRID CONNECTION OFFERED TO WESTMEATH’S FIRST 100% COMMUNITY-OWNED SOLAR PARK Last week, the ESB announced the latest batch of renewable energy projects around the country that will be offered a connection to the National Grid over the coming years. Among them is a proposed 5MW solar park in Marlinstown on […]