Anaerobic digestion

€500m rooftop potential: ‘Impending energy crisis should not be wasted’

€500m rooftop potential: ‘Impending energy crisis should not be wasted’

The government needs to act now to “empower the farming and business sectors” to help tackle the challenges associated with...

September 25, 2021

Anaerobic digestion an ‘immediate GHG mitigation solution’ – WBA

Anaerobic digestion an ‘immediate GHG mitigation solution’ – WBA

The World Biogas Association (WBA) has said that anaerobic digestion (AD) has been ‘dangerously overlooked’ in mitigating greenhouse gas (GHG)...

August 16, 2021

‘Manure co-op’ biorefinery to buy slurry from farmers

‘Manure co-op’ biorefinery to buy slurry from farmers

A “manure co-op” biorefinery project is currently looking to link up with about 600 Irish livestock farmers with a view...

July 14, 2021

AD and bio-fertilisers ‘key’ to tackle horticulture issue

AD and bio-fertilisers ‘key’ to tackle horticulture issue

The answer to the impending shortage of peat for the horticultural sector is to establish a sustainable anaerobic digestion (AD)...

July 14, 2021

Proposed AD facility for north Kerry refused planning permission for a 2nd time

Proposed AD facility for north Kerry refused planning permission for a 2nd time

Planning permission has been refused by An Bord Pleanála for the second time in a year for an anaerobic digestion...

July 8, 2021

Biomethane boost: NI biogas plant to power ‘green’ trucks with food waste

Biomethane boost: NI biogas plant to power ‘green’ trucks with food waste

A biogas plant which will produce biomethane to power 10 trucks is set to go live in Northern Ireland in...

May 31, 2021

Teagasc commences new anaerobic digestion project

Teagasc commences new anaerobic digestion project

A multi-disciplinary team at Teagasc has held the first online meeting of the technical working group for a new anaerobic...

April 30, 2021

Renewed bid for controversial biogas plant in Co. Galway

Renewed bid for controversial biogas plant in Co. Galway

Another attempt to establish a controversial biogas plant near Gort in Co. Galway is underway. Earlier this year, Galway County...

December 31, 2020

Kildare company using anaerobic digestion wins at SEAI Energy Awards

Kildare company using anaerobic digestion wins at SEAI Energy Awards

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has today (Wednesday, October 28) announced the winners of the 2020 SEAI Energy...

October 28, 2020

Solar panels on sheds a ‘win-win’ for Irish emissions efforts – MEP

Solar panels on sheds a ‘win-win’ for Irish emissions efforts – MEP

Farmers should be incentivised to put solar panels on their sheds to help generate clean energy and reduce damaging greenhouse...

September 17, 2020

Grass-based agriculture makes Ireland a ‘potential leader’ in renewable gas production

Grass-based agriculture makes Ireland a ‘potential leader’ in renewable gas production

Ireland has the “potential to be a leader in renewable gas production, primarily due to our grass-based agriculture” according to the...

July 22, 2020

Proposed agricultural anaerobic digester ‘contrary’ to sustainable development

Proposed agricultural anaerobic digester ‘contrary’ to sustainable development

Permission has been refused by An Bord Pleanála for the development of an agricultural anaerobic digestion facility in north Kerry,...

July 16, 2020

Anaerobic digestion explained

Anaerobic digestion explained

There has been a lot of talk surrounding anaerobic digestion (AD) and the potential benefits it could have in Ireland....

June 15, 2020

‘Building a vibrant anaerobic digestion sector in the national interest’ – Pat Smith

‘Building a vibrant anaerobic digestion sector in the national interest’ – Pat Smith

Threats to cut the national herd as part of “a green deal” to form a new government “must be counter-balanced”...

May 7, 2020

‘It’s a no-brainer – Ireland is made for anaerobic digestion’

‘It’s a no-brainer – Ireland is made for anaerobic digestion’

Ireland is “made for anaerobic digestion (AD)” and Irish rural areas could reap the benefits of an effective bioenergy industry...

February 25, 2020

Agricultural-led biogas a ‘strategic national opportunity’ – KPMG

Agricultural-led biogas a ‘strategic national opportunity’ – KPMG

There is a “compelling business case” for an indigenous biomethane industry in Ireland, based largely on agricultural waste. That’s according...

October 22, 2019

Cost efficiency of technology needed for anaerobic digestion a concern – Creed

Cost efficiency of technology needed for anaerobic digestion a concern – Creed

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed has stated this week that the cost of on-farm technology...

July 4, 2019

Creed on ‘challenges’ posed by anaerobic digestion in Ireland

Creed on ‘challenges’ posed by anaerobic digestion in Ireland

While the Government has committed to investigating the long-term potential of establishing a wide-scale biogas industry in its newly-published Climate...

June 20, 2019