AD planning is difficult but not impossible
Stephen Robb
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.
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.
17 June 2024 News
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.
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
AD is a rich man’s game
Is €393 ticket for an AD conference the best use of a farmers' hard earned cash.
12 June 2024 Dealer
Irish emissions reduction stagnates
The latest EPA report tells us that we are not moving fast enough to achieve the level of reduction in emissions that we have legislated for.
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
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
Green diesel on the rise as prices up 10c/l in 10 days
Green diesel prices are once again on an upwards trajectory having risen by 10c/l in the past 10 days. Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott report.
10 April 2024 News
Gas operators request for information
The information will be used to map the production potential of biomethane relative to the current gas network in NI
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
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
Shell to build two new massive AD plants in Germany
Last year, Shell bought Danish biomethane producer Nature Energy for €1.9bn.
4 March 2024 News