Keep Kilkenny Beautiful host its first ‘Energy Expo’
KKB have coordinated with Kilkenny Sustainable Energy Community the 2022 Kilkenny Energy Expo which is to take place 27th November 2022, 2-5pm at St. Canice’s Community Hall, Butts Green Kilkenny. All are welcome.
Keep Kilkenny Beautiful are running the first of what they hope we will be regular range of events, to help people learn about how to reduce energy bills and improve the comfort of our homes.
Earlier this year as part of their work on entering the Sustainable “Doing More with Less” category in the National Tidy Towns Competition, KKB set up the first Sustainable Energy Community in Kilkenny city. With support from the South East Energy Agency and mentor Therese Curran, KKB have launched the first ‘Energy Expo’ in Kilkenny, to help citizen learn how they can reduce their bills.
A number of our KKB volunteers, who have made changes themselves, had noticed how there was a lack of accurate information about retrofitting, EV’s and other measures that can really make a difference to the bills we all face. With the support of Keep Kilkenny Beautiful, the ‘Energy Expo’ was launched.
The aim of this event is help people discover on a practical basis how they can save on energy by availing of grants for insulation measures or solar panels. St Canice’s Credit Union will be on hand to explain how they can help customers to bridge any shortfall on the cost. Some citizens are entitled to a free energy upgrade and group members will be available to advise on how to apply.
There will be some providers of services at the event to advise people what can be done and what is involved in terms of the work and timelines. KKB Chairperson noted:-
“We will have people to chat to, who have first-hand experience taking some of these new steps, experts from SEAI to give a talk and information on how to set up your own SEC in order to avail of a free Community Energy Plan for your community”.
Come along for a chat and free information from fellow citizens about how to cut back on bills this winter on 27th Nov 2-5pm in St Canice’s Community Centre, Butts Green, Kilkenny.