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Government launches roadmap for Irish AD sector
Stephen Robb
The long-awaited National Biomethane Strategy was published today with 25 actions which will kick-start the development of Ireland's anaerobic digestion sector.
27 May 2024 News
Biomethane strategy due this week with €40m package
The €40m package, first announced in March by Minister McConalogue, must be drawn down from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan by 2025.
27 May 2024 News
Ballymena chicken manure AD plant eyes 200,000t expansion
The Tully Biogas Plant hit the headlines in 2017 when it became the first plant in the world to run entirely on chicken manure and now has plans to expand its capacity to 200,000t.
Renewed focus on renewables at Balmoral
There was a significant presence of renewable energy providers at this year’s Balmoral Show and, despite little grant aid available for farmers, interest was high writes Stephen Robb.
22 May 2024 Renewables
15-year renewables income available for farmers under new scheme
Details of the long-awaited Small-Scale Renewable Electricity Support Scheme were revealed and will allow farmers to build commercial wind and solar projects and receive support for 15 years.
22 May 2024 News
Major Tipperary hydro project edges closer
Silvermines Hydro is a proposed 360MW hydroelectric power station in Silvermines, Co Tipperary, and will be the largest hydro project of its kind in Ireland.
20 May 2024 Renewables
Your questions answered on solar PV
Stephen Robb and Teagasc’s Barry Caslin run through the key questions on solar PV which were asked at this year's Renewables Roadshow event.
15 May 2024 Renewables
Microsoft to buy electricity from Donegal wind farm to power data centres
Microsoft has signed a power purchase agreement to buy energy from the newly commissioned Lenalea Wind Farm near Letterkenny, Co Donegal, to power its data centres.
15 May 2024 News
Lightsource BP to hold event on planned 182ac Meath solar and battery project
The solar farm developer is set to hold a community information event on 22 May on a proposed 182ac solar farm and battery storage in Co Meath.
13 May 2024 Renewables
Does solar PV pay on your farm?
The Renewables Roadshow examined two real-life case studies of solar PV systems installed on a dairy farm and a drystock and tillage farm, writes Stephen Robb.
8 May 2024 Renewables
Proposed Dairygold biomass plant will replace natural gas
Dairygold Co-Operative Society intends to build a new biomass plant for the generation of steam as part of the decarbonisation roadmap for its Mallow site, replacing natural gas use.
8 May 2024 News
State-led offshore wind farm sites revealed
The seas belong to the Irish people and how we develop them and use the resources must benefit the Irish people, according to Minister Eamon Ryan.
6 May 2024 Renewables