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 Case Study
Sector: Sports and Social Clubs
Annual Energy Consumption: 210,000 KWh Annual Energy Spend: €35,000
Contract Type: Risk Managed
Yearly Savings Achieved: €7,000
About the Client
The Royal Cork Yacht Club is the oldest yacht club in the world. Going from strength to strength, total membership is currently around 1600, facilities are unparalleled in Ireland and continue to expand and major World, European & Irish Championships are hosted in the club regularly. Volvo Cork Week, which is
The Solution
As part of the Royal Cork’s commitment to it’s environmental policy, it has engaged energy consultant HEG to source a competitive renewable energy contract on it’s behalf. The result is that not only has the Royal Cork reduced it’s carbon footprint it has secured savings and future recoverable savings.
Furthermore, in its effort to reduce consumption across the premises, the Royal Cork has installed the HEG Buddi, giving both live and historical access to the energy consumption via a web based dashboard and smartphone app.
held every two years, is regarded as one of Europe’s best regattas and attracts contestants from all over the world. The activities of the club are regarded as a major tourism asset for the Cork area and significantly contribute to the economy of Crosshaven. The Royal Cork may be almost 300 years old but it is still vibrant, progressive and innovative – just as it was when it was founded in the year 1720.
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Pictured is Gavin Deane, manager of the Royal Cork, accepting the Green energy certificate from Dermot Cullen, Director of Sales, HEG.
‘the Royal Cork has installed the HEG Energy Buddi, giving both live and historical access to the energy consumption via a web based dasboard and smartphone app.’

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