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Waterford-based AD developer sold to European platform
Stephen Robb
The acquisition by Heygaz Biomethane - the European platform created by Infravia Capital Partners - is subject to approval by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
19 June 2024 Renewables
Biomethane in line for slice of €3bn climate and nature fund
The fund is has also been pitched as a source of funding for farmers' efforts to improve water quality, emissions cuts and biodiversity.
19 June 2024 News
Biomethane imports set to rise with new obligation scheme
A new heat obligation scheme will require suppliers of natural gas to blend biomethane into their fuel supply and may lead to more biomethane being imported, undercutting Irish producers.
Anaerobic digestion sector can have 'no room for cheats'
A major biomethane conference heard that farmers could be in a strong negotiating position for supply anaerobic digesters if the industry takes off.
19 June 2024 Renewables
Emboldened industry-led AD sector drives on
The die is cast, the players are here and the international money is in place to back them - the Irish anaerobic digestion sector has been born and it will be developer-led, writes Stephen Robb.
19 June 2024 News
Major Cork energy park for sustainable fuels a step closer
Sustainable fuel production, such as hydrogen, can provide an alternative route to market for renewable electricity assets, which face restricted grid access
19 June 2024 Renewables
AD plants wanted for new Mitchelstown grid injection facility
AD plants who cannot connect to the gas grid are invited to submit an expression of interest to supply biomethane to Gas Networks Ireland’s new Central Grid Injection facility in Mitchelstown, Cork.
17 June 2024 News
Farmers should use co-op model to supply AD plants - Minister Ryan
Those considering a move to supply anaerobic digestion plants should look to farming's co-op traditions to get the best deal they can, according to Minister Ryan.
12 June 2024 Renewables
Anaerobic digestion training course set for June
The course is tailored for farmers who are considering anaerobic digestion, as well as policymakers, researchers and current biogas operators and their staff.
12 June 2024 Renewables
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12 June 2024 Renewables
Meath is Ireland’s solar power capital
Data from the statistics provider Green Collective shows that May was a record month for solar power, and Co Meath is the solar powerhouse of Ireland.
12 June 2024 Renewables
Yara opens hydrogen plant to make low-carbon fertilisers
Yara has 'already delivered' the first tonnes of fertilisers made from green ammonia produced at the new hydrogen plant.
12 June 2024 News