Soaring cost of capital could derail renewable expansion
Stephen Robb
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.
Island Seafoods – doing more with less
Stephen Robb recently visited Island Seafoods' processing plant in Killybegs, CoDonegal, where he learned about the various renewable energy and energy-saving systems that the company has implemented.
13 February 2023 News
Major wind turbine builder reports 369% drop in operating profit in 2022
Despite record demand for wind power, Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas reported a loss of almost €1.2bn.
Daily fines against State over Derrybrien wind farm cease
The State was being fined €15,000 per day over the Derrybrien wind farm in Co Galway.
Clonbio Group – an Irish company redefining the bioeconomy model
Stephen Robb travelled to Hungary to visit Irish-owned Clonbio Group, a renewable energy and nutrition company which has grown to rival some of Ireland’s major international food companies.
Farmers need to start applying to Revenue’s energy support scheme
Stephen Robb and ifac’s Ciaran McCabe run through the key points of Revenue’s Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme.
25 January 2023 News
Weekend weather: wind and rain broken by sunny spells
Windy and wet weather will be broken up by some spells of sunshine over the weekend, says Met Éireann.
13 January 2023 News
Storm force winds to rattle coastal farmers - Met Éireann
Strong wind and heavy rain will hit farmers on Thursday, with counties Donegal and Leitrim particularly affected, says Met Éireann.
12 January 2023 News
Met Éireann warns of widespread power outages
Both power outages and travel disruptions are expected on Thursday.
11 January 2023 News
Weekend weather: rain, hail and wind between sunny spells
Met Éireann forecasts wet and blustery conditions for much of the weekend, but temperatures will not drop below 0°C.
6 January 2023 News
Most farmers plan to cut back on electricity to reduce energy costs
Farmers were asked what actions they are considering to reduce their energy costs.
4 January 2023 News
Farmers need to be prepared to take new opportunities
Farmers have to be ready to take new opportunities and make the best business decision for their farm, according to anaerobic digestion operator John McLenaghan.