Major Cork energy park for sustainable fuels a step closer
Stephen Robb
Sustainable fuel production, such as hydrogen, can provide an alternative route to market for renewable electricity assets, which face restricted grid access
5 June 2024 News
Farmers more open to wind farm than to solar
There is more farmer support for wind farms than there is for solar farms, according to the results of the latest Irish Farmers Journal survey.
29 May 2024 News
Mayo AD plant to source 42,500t of silage
It's been a busy month on the planning front, with some AD plants, wind and solar farms getting the green light, while others have been turned down, writes Stephen Robb .
‘Urgent’ planning reform needed to meet renewable energy targets
The report from the Climate Change Advisory Council said the national target to increase renewable energy capacity by 1.6GW will not be met without changes to the planning system.
14 May 2024 News
State-led offshore wind farm sites revealed
The seas belong to the Irish people and how we develop them and use the resources must benefit the Irish people, according to Minister Eamon Ryan.
6 May 2024 Renewables
Ireland's offshore wind potential
Ireland already has expensive electricity by European standards.
1 May 2024 Viewpoints
SSE Renewables to sponsor Irish National Sheep Dog Trials
SSE Renewables has been announced as the Irish National Sheep Dog Trials principal sponsor this year. The August event will see 150 sheep dogs and handlers showcase their abilities.
30 April 2024 News
Data centre targets do not compute
There is a threatened shortage of power with regular orange warnings of possible outages from Eirgrid. There is scepticism from climate experts that 2030 targets can be met.
17 April 2024 Opinion
Renewables rollout – know the value of your land
With the rollout of renewables and energy infrastructure set to continue at pace, Stephen Robb looks at the value of some of the lease and purchase deals being offered to landowners.
16 March 2024 Land Report 2013
Windfarm noise a ‘nuisance’ to neighbours, High Court finds
The cases are the first private nuisance claims from wind turbine noise to run in either Ireland or the UK, the judge said. Aodhan O'Faolain reports.
8 March 2024 Renewables
Matching up data centres and suckler cows
What’s the point in getting out of an internationally competitive food sector to provide uncompetitive data for every other country in the world?
6 March 2024 Viewpoints
Shout out for wind farm community fund applications
Wind farms supported under the Government's Renewable Electricity Support Scheme must pay into a community benefit fund each year for 15 years.
21 February 2024 Renewables