Watch: solar panels powering Co Longford pig farm
Photovoltaic panels installed in June by farmers Dermot and Donal Brady have already reduced their electricity bills and greenhouse gas emissions.
Interesting times ahead for renewables
The pace is beginning to gather in the renewable energy sector as further grant aid is set to become available to farmers.
More wood to become available for energy use
Recent afforestation will lead to an explosion in timber harvesting in the coming years, including biomass to be used as fuel.
Renewable support to materialise in 2019
After years of false dawns, renewable energy is finally set to receive financial support in the new year – but some gaps remain.