03 April 2023
SEW Strategic Plan
Sustainable Energy West (SEW) is a community group dedicated to playing its part in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving the quality of the natural environment in its local area. SEW is based in east Galway and comprises Loughrea and the surrounding communities, including towns such as Woodford and Abbey.
Since its foundation in 2018, SEW has undertaken significant work. It commissioned the creation of an Energy Master Plan for its catchment area. Thirteen audits of community buildings were carried out, with funding from LEADER. SEW has also collaborated and supported diverse projects such as the Loughrea Town Hall restoration, The Walks project and greening the Christmas Lights.
Together with Naomh Breandán Credit Union Ltd., SEW recruited Spatial Planners Andrew Montague and Sean Crowley of Sayal Consultancy to produce this five-year Strategic Plan to map out where best to focus its attention in the coming years to help reduce emissions and improve the local environment.
Download Strategic Plan here.