Case Study

Terenure College
Templeogue Road, Dublin D6W DK72

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Terenure College Senior School is a Voluntary Catholic Secondary School under the Trusteeship of the Irish Province of Carmelites. It is a fee-paying College for boys.  There are approximately 60 whole-time teachers and 5 part-time teachers employed by Terenure College Senior School. A number of members of the Carmelite Order are part of the staff.
The College provides various Support Services such as Form Masters, Tutors, Guidance Counsellor, Chaplaincy Team, School Nurse.  Pupils are taught in mixed ability classes from First to Third Years with the exception of English, Irish and Maths in Second and Third Year. In these subjects in these years pupils are set according to ability.





Terenure College was entitled to apply for a 50% grant through The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland under the Better Energy Community Scheme to improve the energy efficiency of the college and reduce their reliance of fossil fuels.
An energy assessment of the college was completed to establish how we could help them to

  • - Save on their energy bills
  • - Save on the running costs of this college





It was decided an 11kw PV Photovoltaic system would be installed.
This would consist of forty two PV Panels roof mounted with an SMA Inverter.


Tenerure College




By installing this 11kw PV System Terenure College have reduced their electricity bills by approximately €1700.00 per annum.



Average Annual Savings:
9500 / 10 000 kilowatt hours per annum. Approximately 1700.00 euro
System Size of PV:
11 kw PV System



“Our team is dedicated to provide energy saving solutions to house holders and businesses as part of an ongoing quest to improve energy efficiency and help Ireland meet its energy obligations of a 33% reduction in energy consumption by 2020.”
Micheal Smith – M&C Hybrid Energy Ltd.