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Farm shed solar panels could power 500,000 homes – MREF
Barry Murphy
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).
Over 7,500ac of solar farms receive funding
While welcoming the enhanced investment in solar farms by Government, the Micro-Renewable Energy Federation has warned the same investment must be applied to support farmers put solar panels on sheds.
Time needed for dairy to respond to shifting policy – Glanbia Ireland CEO
Dairy expansion, farmer workloads and sustainability were all discussed at the Fine Gael Agricultural and Rural Affairs conference on Saturday.
11 May 2022 News
Roscommon dairy farmer ‘crippled’ by electricity bills
Milking 110 cows, Mike Lyons said he was ‘forced’ to change electricity providers recently after paying ‘sickening’ fees.
9 March 2022 News