Tillage podcast: should farmers be looking into solar and AD?
Siobhán Walsh
On this week’s show Siobhán Walsh is joined by Stephen Robb and the pair talk potatoes, winter cereals and renewable energy.
16 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Positive outlook for Sunergy crops in NI
A review of existing literature suggests Silphium (Sunergy) should perform well in NI as a crop for AD.
Developing an AD biomethane industry from scratch
The mood was generally upbeat at this year’s Irish Biomethane Conference which took place in Dublin last week, writes Stephen Robb.
Dempsey at Large: opportunities for biomethane
Biomethane is the gas that can be widely used as a replacement for natural gas which we obtain in reasonable - though reducing - quantities from the Corrib gasfield.
16 November 2022 Viewpoints
Operational and capital support needed for AD – McConalogue
The minister was speaking at last week’s Irish Biomethane Conference and acknowledged the need for operational and capital support to kick start the anaerobic digestion industry.
16 November 2022 News
Tirlán to build AD plant on Ballyragget site
Tirlán has said that the development, which it submitted planning permission for in October, will produce biogas to displace some of the natural gas used in its Ballyragget site.
16 November 2022 News
IrBEA conference sees industry back biomethane
The 2022 IrBEA national bioenergy conference saw both industry and Government officials back biomethane, writes Stephen Robb.
Sunergy unveiled as alternative for maize
A low-input perennial crop, Sunergy has multiple end uses including for biogas production.
9 November 2022 Northern Ireland
Changing the narrative about livestock farming
Farmers produce nutritious food and hold the solution to meeting future greenhouse gas targets.
9 November 2022 Northern Ireland
No issue financing the biomethane sector
There is an abundance of finance available for anaerobic digestion projects and an unlimited market, according to speakers at this week's RGFI Ireland biomethane conference.
9 November 2022 News
Minister for Agriculture confident AD sector will develop
The Minister for Agriculture, who spoke at this week’s RGFI Irish Biomethane Conference, is confident that an anaerobic digestion sector will develop in Ireland.
9 November 2022 News
Two-day anaerobic digestion conference kicks off this week
The Renewable Gas Forum of Ireland’s Biomethane Conference will take place this week, 9 and 10 November at the Clontarf Castle Hotel in Dublin.
8 November 2022 News