Electricity prices remain high, fuel prices are rising
Lorcan Roche Kelly
Politicians are not making promises ahead of the budget, but they say they are listening
13 September 2023 News
Green diesel up 35% since July as prices hit €1.20/l
Green diesel prices continue to trend upwards as a result of reinstated excise duties and crude oil price highs of $91/barrel, resulting in quotes this week between €1.17/l and €1.20/l.
29 August 2023 News
Planned rise in fuel excise must be 'suspended indefinitely' - IFA
The IFA has called on Minister for Finance Michael McGrath to reconsider the timing of this increase in excise duty.
Biomethane to be key in meeting new heat obligation
The long-awaited Renewable Heat Obligation, seen as a key policy to kickstart the Irish anaerobic digestion industry, is set to be introduced next year, writes Stephen Robb.
23 August 2023 News
Colm McCarthy: aviation gets a free ride from indirect taxes
There is no value-added tax on airline tickets, about 90% of which are purchased by travellers who cannot claim the VAT back.
9 August 2023 Opinion
Taking a look at hydrogen
The National Hydrogen Strategy was recently launched to pave the way for the development of the industry, writes Stephen Robb.
26 July 2023 Renewables
Red diesel prices rise to 70p/l
The cost of red diesel in Northern Ireland has been slowly rising in recent weeks.
19 July 2023 Northern Ireland
On test: Big Grizzly 700 got grunt
Gary Abbott recently spent some time with Yamaha’s flagship Grizzly 700 EPS XT-R to find out how it performed.
19 July 2023 Farm machinery
Hydrogen race heats up with two new plants on way
Plans have been unveiled for two green hydrogen production plants in Ireland by Bord na Móna and Mercury Renewables.
17 July 2023 News
Farm tools top of the theft table
Machinery and fuel were also high on the list with 18% and 12% of farmers, respectively, reporting thefts.
14 June 2023 News
Hydrotreated vegetable oil fuel to run Musgrave lorries
Three million litres of HVO to be used by 2025 across fleet Musgrave’s 500 vehicles.
14 June 2023 News
Saudi Arabia's push for higher oil prices in world wanting less oil
OPEC's largest oil producer announces production cut to support crude.
7 June 2023 News