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IFA – Bord Gáis solar partnership, what it means for farmers
Stephen Robb
The IFA have partnered with energy supplier Bord Gáis Energy to provide an end-to-end service for farmers considering investing in a solar PV system.
21 December 2022 Renewables
€300m renewable heat scheme open for business
The support scheme for renewable heat remains open for business for farmers.
21 December 2022 Renewables
Why 2023 is the year for solar PV
From 2023 on wards, farmers are set to have a significant advantage over any other industry when it comes to grant aid solar PV grant aid.
Renewables - progress made in 2022
Stephen Robb previews this week's renewables focus feature.
21 December 2022 Renewables
Watch: mining bitcoin on top of an AD plant
Many renewable projects are constrained by the amount of electricity they can export to the grid but a new system aims to make use of it in an unconventional way.
21 December 2022 Renewables
Are small-scale solar farms viable?
Stephen Robb asks if developing a mini solar farm could be a viable alternative farm enterprise.
20 April 2022 Renewables
Solar solutions for potato stores
Potato stores require large amounts of energy, so is solar PV an attractive investment? Stephen Robb investigates.
20 April 2022 News
Can solar PV help tackle high costs on pig farms?
With the pig sector in the midst of a cost crisis, Stephen Robb examines if solar PV can help reduce energy costs.
20 April 2022 Renewables
Solar PV pays on dairy farms
Stephen Robb runs through the numbers on a solar PV system on 100-cow and 300-cow dairy farms.
20 April 2022 Renewables
Is solar PV right for you?
Stephen Robb runs through the details of this week’s special solar PV renewables focus and asks if solar systems are right for your farm.
20 April 2022 Renewables
Can solar PV generate an income on a mixed farm?
Stephen Robb looks at the economics of installing a solar PV system on a mixed tillage and livestock farm.
20 April 2022 Climate and environment
Solar PV – the lay of the land
Stephen Robb details what you need to know if you are considering solar PV for your farm.
20 April 2022 Renewables