Farmers miss out on emissions savings from solar
Stephen Robb
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
Soaring cost of capital could derail renewable expansion
The rising cost of capital threatens to derail the expansion of renewable energy projects such as solar and onshore wind farms according to a new report.
22 March 2023 News
Nine counties eligible for €200,000 wind farm benefit fund
Community platform ChangeX in conjunction with wind farm developer Greencoat Renewables have this week launched a new fund for communities within 5-10km of one of their wind farms
SEAI awards €19m in funding to over 40 energy research projects
The awarded projects cover a wide range of topics, including the rollout of micro-generation in agriculture, wind farm interactions with hen harriers and biomethane and biofertiliser production.
20 March 2023 News
Decision to grant planning for Clare solar farm appealed
Planning for a solar farm on a 180ac site in Clare was initially granted by Clare County Council but was subsequently appealed.
20 March 2023 News
Irish wind farms provided 42% of electricity in February
A strong January and February for wind generation has helped reduce wholesale prices of electricity.
16 March 2023 News
300ac solar farm refused planning in Meath
The solar farm would have operated for 35 years and would have spanned across five townlands in Co Meath.
15 March 2023 News
Solar groups dispute land ‘loss’ claims
The food v fuel debate has been reignited as the Government pushes to rapidly increase solar farm development and decarbonise our electricity system.
15 March 2023 News
NI’s anaerobic digestion sector looks for direction
NI could be on the cusp of another wave of anaerobic digestion development and existing operators are asking how they can help drive this.
15 March 2023 News
News in-brief from Northern Ireland
Weekly news in-brief from across the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland.
15 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Changes needed to drive farm solar investment
A number of recommendations have been made to the Government on major changes required to drive investment in solar PV technology on Irish farms.
15 March 2023 News
EDF Renewables to hold information day on planned Mayo wind farm
The Kilsallagh Wind Farm project will consist of 13 turbines with tip heights of up to 200m and will be located in a forested area north east of Slieve Carr, close to Bangor Erris in Mayo.
15 March 2023 News