Green Energy Grants for Community and Businesses

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Leitrim Local Community Development Committee is seeking applications for the installation of Renewable Energy Technologies in Communities and Businesses across County Leitrim.



Support will be provided for the installation of Solar Water, Solar Electric (Photovoltaic), Wind, Hydro, Heat Pumps and Biomass Technologies. Support is also available for complementary technologies including energy management systems and battery storage when installed in conjunction with a renewable technology. Leitrim Local Community Development Committee are particularly interested in organisations who are considering installing Photovoltaic Systems.


Grant support of 75% is available for community organisations while 50% is available for Businesses up to a maximum grant of €200,000 per applicant.


There is expected to be significant interest in this scheme. Community applications will be evaluated as part of a competitive targeted call whereas business applications will be dealt with on a first-come, first-reviewed process. All projects must score in excess of 65% to be considered for funding.


For further information or to register your interest please contact James Duffy, Rural Development Officer, Leitrim Development Company on 0719641770 or The closing date for organisations to register their interest is Friday 14th September at 5pm.

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This project received grant aid from Leitrim Local Community Development Committee under the Rural Development Programme which is financed by the Irish Government under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2014-2020 and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in Rural Areas.


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