Renewables in brief: Tesco biomethane trucks, solar farms and private wires
Stephen Robb
Stephen Robb takes a look back at some of the renewables news stories of the week.
4 July 2024 News
Citizens not keen on replacing Irish beef with Brazilian beef - report
Few believed there was an appetite to reduce meat consumption in Ireland, according to the report carried out by the Department of the Environment.
22 June 2024 Opinion
Opinion: Ryan is leaving, but Martin seems set to stay
In a week of announcements and departures, it seems the Tanaiste is going absolutely nowhere.
Biomethane in line for slice of €3bn climate and nature fund
The fund is has also been pitched as a source of funding for farmers' efforts to improve water quality, emissions cuts and biodiversity.
19 June 2024 Renewables
Biomethane imports set to rise with new obligation scheme
A new heat obligation scheme will require suppliers of natural gas to blend biomethane into their fuel supply and may lead to more biomethane being imported, undercutting Irish producers.
19 June 2024 News
Eamon Ryan brought out the green agenda
While he became triggering for many farmers, no one can deny the impact Eamon Ryan has made on the Irish political landscape.
19 June 2024 Dealer
Green’s rural reputation one of Ryan’s biggest regrets
The Minister for the Environment made the comments in his speech as he announced he will step down as Green Party leader.
18 June 2024 News
Eamon Ryan to step down as leader of Green Party
This comes after the Green Party lost more than half their council seats in the recent local elections.
18 June 2024 News
Farmers should use co-op model to supply AD plants - Minister Ryan
Those considering a move to supply anaerobic digestion plants should look to farming's co-op traditions to get the best deal they can, according to Minister Ryan.
12 June 2024 Renewables
How the European Commission, Parliament and Council work
Pat O'Toole takes a look at the three stools of Brussels - the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers.
2 June 2024 l2
€30m emergency funding for roads worst affected by deluges
An additional funding package of €30m for road repairs is to be distributed to county councils as a result of persistent wet weather over the past few months.
31 May 2024 News
Nature Restoration Law letter shows ‘contempt’ to farmers - Punch
Earlier this week, Minister Eamon Ryan and Minister of State Malcolm Noonan led a letter calling for all countries in the EU to support the law at an upcoming vote.
17 May 2024 News