Biomethane development office launched in Tipperary
Stephen Robb
The office will create six jobs in the short-term. However, there could be another 16 indirect jobs created in further project phases if they build an anaerobic digestion plant.
17 July 2024 Renewables
Beaulieu House solar farm - history and energy meet
Cara Konig-Brock, 11th generation owner of the historic Beaulieu House in Louth, explained why she opted to lease 26ac for a solar farm writes Stephen Robb
17 July 2024 News
Minister to address Energy and Farm Diversification Show
The event takes place Thursday 18 July at Gurteen College, Co Tipperary.
Teagasc director highlights solar challenge to food output
"My position is the head of the agriculture and food development authority. I don’t want to see a reduction in our food production capability," Frank O'Mara has said.
10 July 2024 Renewables
Energy and Farm Diversification Show takes place next week
If you are a farmer, landowner or rural entrepreneur looking to diversify into energy, food and agri-tourism, then this is the event for you, writes Stephen Robb.
10 July 2024 News
AD planning is difficult but not impossible
Securing planning permission for anaerobic digestion plants is one of the most challenging aspects of developing a project, but there are solutions to help with the process writes Stephen Robb.
3 July 2024 Renewables
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
Energy and Farm Diversification Show to take place on 18 July
Minister McConalogue has launched the Energy and Farm Diversification Show 2024, which will take place on Thursday 18 July at Gurteen Agricultural College.
6 June 2024 News
Biogas will have to be underwritten 'at point of sale' - ICMSA
The ICMSA has said that the financial model laid out in the newly launched biomethane strategy is guaranteed to fail.
31 May 2024 News
Diversification could see farming close to 2030 climate target
Potential emissions savings from farm diversification could see the farming sector achieve 99% of its emissions reduction target.
29 May 2024 News
Agriculture can meet 2030 emissions targets - IFA
This is if all additional measures set out in the Climate Action Plan 2024 are taken into consideration, the IFA has said.
28 May 2024 News
UK farmers get planning exemption for converting buildings to homes and shops
MEP candidate Cynthia Ní Mhurchú has called on Ireland to follow suit. Niamh Murphy and Anne O’Donoghue report.
28 May 2024 News