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'More clarity' needed on impact of rewetting
Pat O'Toole
The Sinn Féin spokesperson believes that the economic impact assessment of rewetting is overdue.
14 February 2024 News
Draft Biomethane Strategy fails to impress
The draft biomethane strategy has drawn a strong response. While many remain disappointed, it signalled the first attempt at a useful policy from the Government for the industry, writes Stephen Robb.
Over €65m in turf cutting compensation paid out
The Cessation of Turf Cutting Compensation Scheme was opened to the landowners and turbary rights holders on some designated sites.
Tributes paid to passing of renewables pioneer Eddie O’Connor
Eddie O'Connor was at the forefront of developing Ireland's first commercial onshore and offshore wind farms.
8 January 2024 News
Farmer Writes: a brief history of land reclamation
Irish land reclamation was the war cry for the past 250 years, and I think we should mark its passing with a brief history.
3 January 2024 Farmer Writes
186 lots up for grabs at Bord na Móna auction
Wilsons Auctions is set to manage an upcoming auction on 2 December, consisting of 186 lots of machinery from Bord na Móna’s Derrygreenagh site in Co Offaly.
29 November 2023 News
Hill farmers 'must be paid' for public goods
There was agreement at the Westport symposium that farmers had to be rewarded for delivering public services on water management, biodiversity and carbon sequestration.
22 November 2023 News
Change of narrative needed around biomass
The reasons for the low uptake of biomass as an energy source for heating were highlighted at the National Bioenergy Conference, writes Stephen Robb.
8 November 2023 Renewables
Hackett silent on Bord na Móna's woodchip imports
Minister Hackett said it was 'not appropriate' for her to comment on Bord na Mona's importation of thousands of tonnes of woodchip from Brazil to power its Edenderry plant.
8 November 2023 News
Final call for Bord na Móna’s Accelerate Green Programme   
Bord na Móna's Accelerate Green Programme 2024 is aiming to provide Irish business owners with networking opportunities, mentorship and business development, writes Sarah McIntosh.
4 November 2023 Careers
Shipload of Brazilian woodchip arrives for Offaly power plant this weekend
Bord na Móna’s Edenderry power plant is set to receive another load of well-travelled wood.
2 November 2023 News
Bord na Móna’s record profits driven by renewables
Semi-state reported annual operating profit of €95.2m last week
27 September 2023 News