Proposed Dairygold biomass plant will replace natural gas
Stephen Robb
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.
24 April 2024 News
Farmer views: 'anaerobic digestion is a rich man’s game'
Noel Bardon and Rachel Donovan asked farmers attending the Renewables Roadshow events in Kilkenny and Cavan, why they came and what they were interested in.
17 April 2024 News
Ireland has lowest levels of renewable heat in Europe
There is a large volume of indigenous biomass available in Ireland, according to Seán Finan from the Irish Bioenergy Association (IRBEA).
Farm hedges key for carbon sequestration
The research confirmed that hedgerows on Irish farms are an important means of sequestering carbon.
3 April 2024 News
Renewables Roadshow: learn how to get paid for making heat
The Renewables Roadshow, set to travel around the country in April, will have a session on renewable heat, outlining the grant aid options available for farms and businesses.
20 March 2024 News
Investment paying off for Murray Timber Group
A €24m investment in new and replacement technology over the past five years paying dividends for the Ballygar sawmill.
20 March 2024 News
Timber produced in the west stays in the west
Logs harvested in Connacht are processed in local sawmills, board mills and wood energy outlets in a west of Ireland circular economy.
13 March 2024 Forestry
Mayo biomass plant to use almost 200,000t of imported woodchips
The ill-fated Mayo Renewable Power biomass plant, first granted in 2011, is set to be revived as planning has been granted for a revised version of the electricity plant .
6 March 2024 News
Tapping into forestry’s hidden energy source
Ireland’s forests have the potential to produce up to 700 million m3 per year of brash which could be used as an energy source, Stephen Robb reports.
28 February 2024 Renewables
ATU opens new €1.9m biomass heat centre
The new biomass heat centre will generate hot water using woodchip and is projected to meet 80% of the heating needs for the teaching and learning building on the Letterkenny campus.
24 January 2024 News