CHERIS – West Cork

Community Home Energy Renovation Information Service (CHERIS)

Community Home Energy Renovation Information Service (CHERIS) – West Cork, is a pilot programme to build community capacity and leadership to encourage energy renovation in homes.

The Wheel, Ludgate Hub and RetroKit have been awarded funding to deliver an innovative new programme aimed at filling the sustainable learning gap.It will focus on the decarbonisation and reduction of energy in local houses in West Cork and will address the needs of homeowners at the initial stages of their home energy upgrade journey.

The programme was recently announced by Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, as a successful participant in the new €5 million fund under the Community Climate Action Programme. (CCAP – Strand 2)

The pilot initiative will build capacity and know-how within the community in West Cork to develop low carbon communities and further engage in climate action.

Submit Your Interest

If your a home owner in the West Cork area and are interested in retrofitting or are starting your home energy upgrade journey.


Simply, submit your details through our online form and we will contact you regarding updates on the project.


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Administered by Pobal on behalf of the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications.


If you are interested in becoming a partner/sponsor please get in touch