Name
Aran Island Energy Co-Op
country
Ireland
Goal
The organisation’s main objective is to facilitate a transition to renewable energy on the Aran islands by 2022. This conversion to renewable energy will ultimately put the islands on the world stage as one of the first communities to become energy independent.
Main Topic
Clean energy: supplying clean, affordable and secure energy
All Topics
Clean energy: supplying clean, affordable and secure energy
Renovating homes: building and renovating in an energy- and resource-efficient way
Mobility futures: accelerating the shift to sustainable and smart mobility
Fostering a just transition: leaving no one behind (fostering i.e. inclusivity, equity, empowerment of marginalized communities or other goals regarding justice)
Scale
  • Regional (e.g. a province, including multiple cities)
Actors
  • Community-based initiative (i.e. citizens, cooperative, neighbourhood group)
Maturity
5
Actions
Facilitating dialogue and networking
Aims
  • Socio-cultural aims: changing acceptance, behaviour, social norms, networks, traditions or contributing to knowledge build-up
  • Socio-economic aims: changing business models, market structures and economic systems
  • Socio-technical aims: changing technology, such as infrastructures, material or tangible innovation
Category
Doing
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CONTACT

For further details please contact co-leads Dr Chris Foulds (chris.foulds@aru.ac.uk) and Dr Rosie Robison (rosie.robison@aru.ac.uk).

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 101036640. The sole responsibility for the content of this website lies with the SHARED GREEN DEAL HAS project and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union.