Colm McCarthy - LNG project is of national significance
Colm McCarthy
It is acknowledged that Ireland will need gas to supplement intermittent renewable electricity generation and space heating in the longer term, perhaps indefinitely.
7 September 2023 News
176 biomethane producers aim to supply 26% of Ireland's gas needs
A major new study from Gas Networks Ireland shows that 176 prospective anaerobic digestion (AD) developers in Ireland are aiming to supply 26% of Ireland’s gas needs with biomethane.
How to check for underground gas pipes before digging
There are a number of considerations that landowners, forestry operators and farmers, etc, must take into account before completing groundworks, the most important factor is that it is safe to do so.
Gas remains dominant force in Ireland's energy mix
During the first six months of 2023, 49% of Ireland's electricity was generated using natural gas.
16 August 2023 News
News in-brief from NI farming and food
Weekly news in-brief from across the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland.
26 July 2023 Northern Ireland
Gas Networks Ireland absent from Government’s biomethane group
Given their significance in the biomethane industry, it is highly unusual that Gas Networks Ireland is not part of the group, writes Stephen Robb.
19 July 2023 Renewables
Carbon is the key for flagship UK AD operator
Last week's launch of the Irish Farmers Journal/KPMG featured an international panel discussion with a strong focus on developing anaerobic digestion and soil carbon. Stephen Robb reports.
21 June 2023 News
Gas dominates electricity generation as wind energy falls to 23%
The calm weather conditions have reaffirmed the importance of gas-fired back-up generation in Ireland's electricity mix.
13 June 2023 News
Wind generation peaked at 78% in April
The contribution of wind to Ireland's electricity supply ranged from 78% to less than 1% throughout the month of April.
31 May 2023 News
'Significant opportunity' for farmers and energy sector to join forces
David Kelly from Gas Networks Ireland has said that a biomethane industry could provide a new revenue stream for farmers, as waste can become a source of income.
6 May 2023 News
Carbery revenues top €700 million as operating profit rises
Milk volume processed during 2022 dipped slightly at Cork-based group Carbery. Lorcan Roche Kelly writes.
3 May 2023 News
GHG emissions from planes increased by over 90% in 2022
Despite an increase in aviation emissions, there was a welcome decrease of 4% in Ireland’s power generation and industrial emissions.
4 April 2023 News