Ireland well behind EU in renewable heating and cooling
Stephen Robb
The share of renewables in heating and cooling across the EU has seen a significant increase, but Ireland lags behind, according to figures from Eurostat.
3 February 2023 News
Major hydrogen study set for Valentia Island
The study will focus on exploring opportunities where hydrogen produced from renewable energy sources can help reduce the carbon footprint of Valentia Island.
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.
Shift in outlook and operations for BP and Shell
Energy giants BP and Shell are making changes to their energy outlook and operations as they seek to navigate the energy transition.
1 February 2023 News
Europe’s energy crisis prompts call for reform by SolarPower Europe
The design of the EU electricity market needs to be reformed, according to Europe’s leading solar industry organisation SolarPower Europe.
1 February 2023 News
Gresham House-backed Strategic Power to develop new solar and battery project
Renewables company Strategic Power, with the backing of UK investment firm Gresham House, has announced plans to develop a large solar farm and battery storage project in Louth.
31 January 2023 News
New solar farm and battery storage project on way for Wexford
SSE Renewables has unveiled proposals to develop its first solar farm and battery storage project near its existing wind farm in Wexford.
30 January 2023 News
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
Funding secured for 6,000ac of solar panels
The €240m in funding will ensure the solar farms are operational by 2025.
25 January 2023 News
Bord Gáis Energy’s new gas turbines ‘future-proofed’
Bord Gáis Energy say their two new power plants will be capable of running on a natural gas and hydrogen mix, with the ability to convert to 100% hydrogen in the future.
25 January 2023 News
Explainer: TAMS funded solar panels cannot be geared for export
The size of solar PV panels funded through TAMS will have to match the farm's electricity demand, with only small amounts of electricity allowed to be exported to the grid.
25 January 2023 Schemes
Delays in onshore wind farms will raise electricity prices - new report
Further delaying the development of onshore wind farms will raise electricity prices in Ireland, according to a new report.
25 January 2023 News