People urged to apply for energy grants

A Sligo councillor is urging people to apply for funding under the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s community grants scheme.

Projects could include upgrades of energy efficiency in buildings, including cooling systems, insulation, solar PV panels, lighting and heating.

Among the successful grant applicants were Cluid Housing Association in Sligo and the HSE Group Home Sligo, IT Sligo and Sligo Sustainable Energy Communities Project.

Cllr Sinead Maguire, a local and general election Fine Gael candidate, says the 2019 application process is now open: