New compensation payments agreed between IFA, ESB and Eirgrid
Amy Forde
The IFA, ESB and Eirgrid have reached a new agreement on new build projects on 110kV and 220kV overhead electricity lines for landowners.
Dogpatch launches ‘2050’ drive for sustainable dairy
A new initiative has been launched to bring Irish startups together with industry leaders with the aim of achieving Ireland’s carbon neutrality by 2050.
Farm safety – steer clear of electricity poles and stay wires
Michael Murray, ESB Networks public safety manager, highlights the importance of identifying risks in the environment you are working in.
Farmers miss out on emissions savings from solar
The agriculture sector won’t get the emission reduction credit for installing solar PV on their farms as they strive to reduce emissions by 25% by 2030
22 March 2023 News
Operating profit surges at ESB
Group dividend to the State more than doubled to €327m in 2022
22 March 2023 News
Watch: how to avoid electrical hazards on farms
Co Meath dairy farmer John Stone has featured in a video aimed at helping farmers to improve electrical safety on their farms.
7 March 2023 News
Solar Capital Investment Scheme open for business
The new Solar Capital Investment Scheme will allow farmers to secure grant aid of up to 60% for new on-farm solar PV systems, writes Stephen Robb.
1 March 2023 News
Big plans for Rosslare Europort
Rosslare Europort is set to become a major hub for offshore wind farm development.
27 February 2023 Climate and environment
Environmental lobby seeks mandate changes for Coillte and Bord na Móna
Environmental groups maintained that a lack of oversight and accountability in the operation of public bodies was undermining Ireland’s response to the “climate and biodiversity emergency”.
16 February 2023 News
Daily fines against State over Derrybrien wind farm cease
The State was being fined €15,000 per day over the Derrybrien wind farm in Co Galway.
Major hydrogen study set for Valentia Island
The study will focus on exploring opportunities where hydrogen produced from renewable energy sources can help reduce the carbon footprint of Valentia Island.
3 February 2023 News
Lord, make me green, but not yet
Moneypoint shows no sign of slowing as coal pours in from Australia.
11 January 2023 Dealer