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Capacity to supply the grid down to farm location
Anne O'Donoghue
Farmers’ capacity to export renewable energy back to the grid all depends on where they live, Teagasc’s Barry Caslin has said.
10 April 2024 Viewpoints
Renewable revolution sweeping rural Ireland
The solution is to allow emissions reductions be discounted from total farm emissions.
10 April 2024 Renewables
Renewables Roadshow: learn about anaerobic digestion
The upcoming renewables roadmap will have a session focusing on Ireland's emerging anaerobic digestion industry, how it will work, and how farmers can get involved. Stephen Robb reports
Strong interest in solar and AD among Cork farmers
Anne O’Donoghue spoke with farmers at the Renewables Roadshow in Cork about where they see renewable energy playing a part on their farms.
10 April 2024 News
No financial sense for dairy to supply AD - Teagasc
It does not make financial sense for dairy farmers to supply grass to an AD plant, Teagasc’s Barry Caslin has said.
10 April 2024 News
Solar panels will increase insurance costs – FBD
Ciarán Roche of FBD said putting solar panels on a roof will increase the insurance premium for that building.
10 April 2024 News
ESB to roll out three-phase smart meters to farmers in 2025
ESB told IFA it would roll out the meters in 2025 - including to farmers exporting energy to the grid, the Renewables Roadshow heard.
10 April 2024 News
Renewables Roadshow kicks off in Cork Tuesday night
This is the first of four free events being held around the country by the Irish Farmers Journal.
9 April 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: planting beans from Wexford to Westmeath
On this week’s show, we chat to a contractor sowing beans across the country and, as always, have the latest tillage news, grain trends and the weather report.
4 April 2024 News
Renewables Roadshow: make your farmhouse easy to heat and cheap to run
The upcoming Renewable Roadshow series will focus on outlining all of the grant options available to homeowners to improve the energy efficiency of their homes, writes Stephen Robb.
3 April 2024 News
Bord na Móna’s Edenderry plant to connect to gas grid
Gas Networks Ireland has completed 22km of new transmission gas pipeline, connecting Bord na Móna’s Edenderry power plant in Offaly.
2 April 2024 News
Renewables Roadshow: how to register
The Irish Farmers Journal's Renewables Roadshow is set to take place throughout April and will highlight how you can make renewables pay for your farm, business, and home.
28 March 2024 News