AGCO opens laboratory for clean powertrain development in Finland
Gary Abbott
AGCO, the parent company of Massey Ferguson, Fendt and Valtra, has announced the opening of a clean energy lab at its engine plant in Finland to support the development of clean powertrains.
10 July 2024 News
Farmer action helped cut emissions – Teagasc
The use of nitrogen fertiliser fell by 18% in 2023 compared with 2022, EPA data shows.
10 July 2024 Renewables
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.
Renewables in brief: Tesco biomethane trucks, solar farms and private wires
Stephen Robb takes a look back at some of the renewables news stories of the week.
10 July 2024 News
Planning sought for 780ac of solar farms in Mayo, Carlow, Kildare and Louth
There has been no shortage of planning applications for new solar farm projects around the country, as the country strives to reach 8GW of solar by 2030.
10 July 2024 News
Agriculture emissions fell by 4.6% in 2023
The use of nitrogen fertiliser fell by 18% in 2023 compared with 2022, EPA data shows.
8 July 2024 News
630 acres of solar farms granted permission in Offaly and Cork
Three major new solar farms will be built in Offaly and Cork after receiving the green light from either county councils or An Bord Pleanála.
8 July 2024 News
Latest data shows the pace of inflation has slowed further
Irish inflation estimate for June comes in well below euroarea level.
3 July 2024 News
Renewables in-brief: Arrabawn, new gas network and €67m solar farm
There have been a number of developments in the renewables industry this week, including plans to split and decarbonise the gas network, a €67m Kildare solar farm, and Arrabawn Co-op's solar plan.
3 July 2024 Renewables
Renewables supply 50% of EU electricity demand in first half of year
Electricity generation in Europe is greener than ever, according to the latest figures from European electricity trade association Eurelectric.
3 July 2024 News
Diageo turns sod on new Kildare brewery
The Kildare-based brewery will be the second-largest brewing operation in Ireland after St James’s Gate.
2 July 2024 News
IFJ Junior: making energy from slurry
Methane, which is emitted from slurry, can be captured and used as renewable energy, writes Stephen Robb.
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