‘Urgent’ planning reform needed to meet renewable energy targets
Anne O'Donoghue
The report from the Climate Change Advisory Council said the national target to increase renewable energy capacity by 1.6GW will not be met without changes to the planning system.
10 May 2024 News
Farm Tech Talk: beef price slide, BISS deadline and nitrates in Europe
An update on beef prices, key farm scheme payment deadlines and nitrates across Europe all feature on this week's episode.
24 April 2024 Renewables
Microgeneration pioneers lose out on thousands
Farmers who installed renewable energy systems on their farms between 2009 and 2014, such as small-scale wind turbines, are losing out on thousands due to the delayed rollout of smart meters
Plans for major overhaul of electricity grid welcomed
Ireland’s creaking electricity grid will be the Achilles heel to the roll-out of renewable energy generation unless significant investment is made.
22 January 2024 News
Renewables: what is being built in your area?
The rollout of Ireland’s new decentralised energy system continues at pace, with a flurry of planning applications submitted over the past month. Stephen Robb reports
17 January 2024 Renewables