The first ever Renewable Energy Camp to be run in Ireland

The first ever Renewable Energy Biz Camp organised by The Carlow Kilkenny Energy Agency is being held on 27th May in Hotel Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny. This, not to be missed completely FREE event,  is being organised to promote businesses ideas / innovation and job creation in the Green Energy Sector.

The camp is an information sharing event where experienced entrepreneurs and businesses network and share experiences on developing business ideas & products. The EnergyCamp is an ideal opportunity for individuals / companies wishing to branch into the energy sector and learn form experienced entrepreneurs.

The EnergyCamp is an opportunity for individuals and companies to share information and advise. If you would like to contribute and share your information just register your interest by clicking the box on the Registration Form.

The day kicks off at 10am when the first 3 speakers will start their presentations. There will be 3 streams of speakers running concurrently and each will have a 45 minute slot. The only rule of the day is “no sales pitches” – thus avoiding the traditional pain of conference attendance where speakers stand in front of an audience and try to sell to them.

Current topics include:

  • The story of a Wind Farm Development
  • The challenges in setting up an Anaerobic Digestion project
  • Diversifying your business into the energy sector
  • International standard ISO 14064 for carbon management
  • Community consultation & green energy
  • Archimedean Screw – hydro turbine overview

There will be a panel discussion in the afternoon to finish off the days events. The topic for the panel discussion is “Job Creation & Opportunities in the Green Energy Sector”.  This an opportunity for everyone involved during the day to participate in a lively discussion. If you are interested in participating and sharing your business experience in the green energy sector, please register your interest here along with topic to be discussed.

Kilkenny LEADER Partnership (KLP) is the main sponsor and promoter of the event. KLP was was formed in 2008 as a result of the government’s decision to integrate the functions and missions of local development companies operating in the rural development and social inclusion sectors.

KLP is now continuing its work through the Rural Development Programme LEADER, Local Community and Development Programme and other supporting programmes in empowering local communities to improve their quality of life. This support comes in variety of ways including grant aid to innovative rural business and communities and development officer support to disadvantaged or marginalised communities and individuals.

If you are interested in sponsoring the event please register your interest here.  Sponsorship will allow your companys logo to be displayed on this website and on event literature. There will be a limited number of sponsors.



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