23 wind and solar farm projects successful in third round of RESS
Stephen Robb
23 wind and solar farm projects have been successful in the third round of the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme auction, securing a State-backed guaranteed price of €100.47/MWh for 15 years.
25 September 2023 News
Solar industry calls for extension to ag reliefs for land with solar panels
The move would allow farmers to install more than 50% of their land area with solar panels and still be able to avail of agricultural reliefs when transferring the land.
23 September 2023 News
DHL to invest €80m into Cork AD plant
The major logistics company has announced plans to invest in a new food waste anaerobic digestion plant in Cork and use the biomethane to run a new fleet of HGVs.
TAMS delay and slow grid connections hold up solar progress
Solar panel installations on farms being held up by the slow approval of TAMS grants means delays in getting grid connections, according to suppliers at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.
21 September 2023 News
Danish developer to deliver up to 3,000ac of solar farms
Global renewables developer Ørsted is to develop 400MW of solar in Ireland win partnership with Irish developer Terra Solar which is headquartered at NovaUCD in Dublin.
20 September 2023 News
Rain doesn’t dampen renewable interest at Ploughing
Despite the rain and cloud, interest in renewables shone through at this year's Ploughing.
20 September 2023 Viewpoints
Up to 30 AD plants planned by new biomethane company
Nephin Renewable Gas aims to develop 20 to 30 large anaerobic digestion plants and is offering farmers 15-year feedstock agreements.
20 September 2023 News
What's dampening Northern Ireland's renewable prospects?
The development of renewable energy in Northern Ireland has ground to a halt, with significant reform needed to get it back on track. Stephen Robb reports.
20 September 2023 Renewables
'Rural race' to secure grid connections
The capacity of Ireland's electricity grid to connect new farm renewable electricity projects will be a significant problem for farmers as new export schemes are launched.
19 September 2023 News
Ploughing 2023: everything you need to know
Ploughing 2023 kicks off in Ratheniska on Tuesday morning and the Irish Farmers Journal has everything you need to know, from traffic routes to panel discussions and interviews.
18 September 2023 News
IFJ to host daily solar and AD talks at this year’s Ploughing Championships
The Irish Farmers Journal will hold a series of talks on solar and anaerobic digestion and the opportunities for farmers on its stand each day at this year's National Ploughing Championships.
18 September 2023 News
An Bord Pleanála rejects €650m Shannon LNG terminal
An Bord Pleanála's decision to deny permission was grounded in Government policy related to the importation of fracked gas.
15 September 2023 News