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Pat Smith gets his IFA recall to Cork
The Dealer
The Dealer hears that Smith will address the Castletownroche branch of the IFA at the end of November.
24 October 2022 Buildings
New TAMS solar PV details needed now - MREF
The Micro Renewable Energy Federation wants the new TAMS up and running by the end of the year.
30 September 2022 News
Roll-back on red tape for rooftop solar panels
Most farmers will soon be permitted to cover as much shed roof space with solar panels as they wish, without needing to apply for planning permissions.
Supports needed for on-farm energy storage – renewables group
Battery storage capacity would allow farms to draw electricity from the grid during the night and use the power over the working day.
30 August 2022 News
Price lift for surplus renewable electricity
A number of energy companies have indicated that they will pay 18c to 20c/kWh for surplus renewable electricity rather than the 14c/kWh initially offered.
28 August 2022 News
Energy sold into grid must move with retail prices - MREF
Some energy providers have moved to pay farmers 14c/kWh for the surplus electricity generated on farms.
23 August 2022 Diversification
Farm shed solar panels could power 500,000 homes – MREF
The Micro-Renewable Energy Federation (MREF) has made a series of recommendations to Government on solar panel PV in its budget submission.
Planning exemption for farm solar panels needs urgent rollout – MREF
Proposals to exempt roof top solar panels on farm buildings from requiring planning permission are welcome, but need to be rolled out urgently, says the Micro-Renewable Energy Federation (MREF).