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Strong gusts leave Wexford farmyard ‘like a bomb site’
Barry Murphy
A farmer in Wexford saw damage to his sheds during what he described as a “mini tornado” on his farm on Tuesday night.
5 September 2022 News
Energy emissions up 5.4% in 2021 – SEAI
Despite efforts to increase renewable energy production, emissions from the energy sector rose 5.4% in 2021, according to the SEAI.
31 August 2022 Viewpoints
Colm McCarthy - Europe is not just short of gas, it's short of electricity
Opportunities to take action several years ago, which would have contained the risk of system shortfall this winter, were identified and were spurned.
Alarm about natural gas supplies next winter
OPINION The reliability of our power supplies is the number one worry of the multinational firms located in Ireland, writes former Taoiseach John Bruton.
6 July 2022 Viewpoints
Delay in publishing report on energy security of supply
It is commonly understood that European countries may face gas rationing this coming winter and that there could also be inadequate electricity supplies.
8 June 2022 Opinion
My Farming Week: Robin Cherry, Carnlee, Ballymena, Co Antrim
Robin Cherry has developed a successful business growing pak choi with his son Adrian in Co Antrim.
25 May 2022 News
Deadline day for renewable developers to secure 15-year State-backed support
The second RESS auction is expected to deliver up to 3,500GWh in renewable electricity generation by the end of 2024
8 May 2022 News
Weekend weather: unsettled conditions for Easter weekend
According to Met Éireann, weather will be usettled throughout the Easter weekend, with rain on Saturday followed by showers for Easter Sunday and Monday.
15 April 2022 News
Colm McCarthy: interconnection projects can no longer be neglected
Offshore wind is the political favourite (there are no offshore Dáil constituencies) but onshore is the cheaper option.
6 April 2022 Opinion
Slow progress on farm renewable grid connections
Farm scale renewable electricity systems such as solar PV and wind turbines continue to remain out of reach for many farmers, as the grid connection process is still being developed.
6 April 2022 News
Met Éireann issue yellow wind warning
A yellow wind warning has been issued for four counties.
6 April 2022 News