3 Counties Energy Agency

3 Counties Energy Agency 


3cea are a non-profit, independent energy agency working primarily in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, and Wexford.  3cea have a voluntary Board of Directors drawn from the private, public and community sectors. The agency envisions the Southeast region as a leader in sustainable and efficient use of locally produced clean energy, delivering low carbon homes, jobs, and enterprise. 3cea play a strategic role regionally, partnering with its members and supporting all stakeholders on their energy transition journey to 2030 and beyond.


3cea work with all industries and sectors in the community, helping a growing number of homeowners, businesses, community groups, local authorities, and churches to reduce their energy costs and cut down on harmful carbon emissions.


Funding opportunities for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects


The quickest and simplest way of reducing harmful emissions is investing in energy efficiency. The average commercial building wastes 30% of the energy it consumes — representing an opportunity to invest in cost-cutting energy-efficient measures. It doesn’t matter if you run a small, medium or a large building, you can reduce your energy bills and start generating savings with up to 30% grant available.


3cea are now running an online information session on energy grants and supports for businesses of all shapes and sizes to learn how they can transform their business through energy efficiency. The free webinar takes place on Tuesday 21st September from 1 -2pm. Register your place Here


3cea will help you manage the complex parts of the grant application and will be here to take you through the process from start to finish. 3cea have completed energy upgrades for many businesses, including farms, supermarkets, manufacturers, nursing homes and community centres. Visit the 3cea website to see if your business is eligible for a free energy audit Here!


Start your journey towards a warmer and more comfortable home


With residential energy accounting for 23% of Ireland’s total energy consumption, housing and its sustainability is imperative for Ireland to transition to a low carbon economy. 3 Counties Energy Agency has over 10 years’ experience in coordinating energy upgrades for homeowners. That ensures a quality energy upgrade focus for homeowners in the Southeast. 3cea have helped complete energy upgrades on more than 2,500 homes as well as 500 deep retrofits since 2012. As project coordinators, 3cea can manage the entire process for you – from your initial application right through to completion of the project.


Most people living in old, cold houses want to live in cosy homes but don’t know where to start! As a trusted One Stop Shop, 3cea provide homeowners with a bespoke upgrade plan so they can achieve a warmer and more comfortable home.


Wexford homeowner, Eddie, upgraded his home with 3cea in 2019 and shares his experience of undergoing an energy upgrade of his own. Eddie’s home transformation gives an insight into how to achieve such a major home improvement see more Here. See Below for Eddie’s home before and after:





To start your journey towards a warmer and more comfortable home, 3cea would like to know how they can help you. Register your home through this form and a member of the 3cea Housing Team will be in touch with expert advice Here.


Email us at contact@3cea.ie or call our team on 056 7790856.