Your questions answered on solar PV
Stephen Robb
Stephen Robb and Teagasc’s Barry Caslin run through the key questions on solar PV which were asked at this year's Renewables Roadshow event.
8 May 2024 Renewables
Does solar PV pay on your farm?
The Renewables Roadshow examined two real-life case studies of solar PV systems installed on a dairy farm and a drystock and tillage farm, writes Stephen Robb.
1 May 2024 Renewables
Renewables Roadshow: AD must win hearts and minds of farmers
The Renewables Roadshow concluded this week after a month-long national tour, revealing cracks in the government's ambitions to develop a new anaerobic digestion industry.
Farmers need to be incentivised to get involved in AD - Teagasc
Farmers have an opportunity to play a leading role to provide feedstock for AD plants, the final Renewables Roadshow event heard on Tuesday.
1 May 2024 Renewables
Final Renewables Roadshow takes place in Athlone
The Irish Farmers Journal Renewables Roadshow series comes to an end with its final event, which takes place in the Athlone Springs Hotel.
30 April 2024 News
Renewables Roadshow: final event to take place in Athlone next week
So far over 1,100 farmers, businesses and owners have attended one of our Renewables Roadshows, with the final event set to take place next week
24 April 2024 Renewables
Better supports needed for farmers to grow biomass crops - IrBEA
Higher levels of support could see farmers untap the potential of growing biomass crops, one bioenergy expert maintains.
23 April 2024 Renewables
Renewables Roadshow heads to Cavan this Tuesday
The free-to-attend Renewables Roadshow heads to the Errigal Country House, Cootehill, Co Cavan, this evening, with doors set to open from 6.30pm.
23 April 2024 News
Youngstock Podcast: working with farmers to develop solar farms
Stephen Robb talks to Robyn Kelly, project developer with Lightsource bp, about her role in working with farmers to develop solar farms.
22 April 2024 Podcast
Renewables gathers momentum but will policy catch up?
There is no doubt that farmers, businesses and homeowners see the potential in renewables, but significant challenges still exist, writes Stephen Robb.
20 April 2024 Renewables
Guarantee of 25 years on most solar panels
The glass-foil type solar panel is the most standard type panel used on domestic houses in Ireland.
17 April 2024 News
Renewables Roadshow: interest in renewables is high, but challenges remain
The Renewable Roadshow highlighted both the real opportunities and the challenges that remain with the rollout of renewable energy, writes Stephen Robb.
17 April 2024 Renewables