bioenergy

Bioenergy CAP supports sought to help decarbonise farming

Bioenergy CAP supports sought to help decarbonise farming

Bioenergy has a “considerable role to play” in the future decarbonisation of farming – with measures under the next Common...

September 23, 2021

Bioenergy and RESS: ‘No value currently placed’ on continuous supply

Bioenergy and RESS: ‘No value currently placed’ on continuous supply

The recent Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) consultation has left bioenergy stakeholders frustrated – with the value of renewable electricity...

August 27, 2021

Gurteen College to run new bioenergy course this summer

Gurteen College to run new bioenergy course this summer

Tipperary-based agricultural college Gurteen College is set to run a new bioenergy course this summer – and is looking for...

April 2, 2021

Budget 2021 an ‘opportunity’ to embrace a ‘thriving European industry’

Budget 2021 an ‘opportunity’ to embrace a ‘thriving European industry’

Budget 2021 is expected to be a watershed budget in terms of driving towards 2030 and 2050 climate actions, according...

October 11, 2020

IrBEA appoints project officer at ‘exciting time for renewable energy’

IrBEA appoints project officer at ‘exciting time for renewable energy’

The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) has revealed that Stephen McCormack has been appointed as a project officer for the association...

August 12, 2020

Capacity for agriculture as contributor to sequester carbon ‘immense’

Capacity for agriculture as contributor to sequester carbon ‘immense’

The capacity for agriculture to be a net contributor to carbon sequestration through bioenergy is immense, according to the newly-elected...

June 2, 2020

Bioenergy in Ireland: ‘Short-termism’ and the ‘used cooking oil’ question

Bioenergy in Ireland: ‘Short-termism’ and the ‘used cooking oil’ question

Ireland will have to overcome problems such as short-term thinking and shortcuts in order to gain the rural economy benefits...

February 25, 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

How can Ireland reduce the carbon footprint of its existing car fleet?

How can Ireland reduce the carbon footprint of its existing car fleet?

The next Irish government has been called on to help reduce the level of carbon emissions coming from the transport...

February 25, 2020

Ireland ‘woefully behind’ on renewables – Irish Bioenergy Association

Ireland ‘woefully behind’ on renewables – Irish Bioenergy Association

Ireland is “woefully behind” on meeting its renewable energy targets, and progress to date has been “illusory”, according to the...

October 30, 2019

Producing things the smarter way…and reaping the rewards while we’re at it

Producing things the smarter way…and reaping the rewards while we’re at it

At the moment, Ireland is producing 10 times the calories needed yet we import yogurts from Denmark and sell them...

July 28, 2019

‘Energy is a part of the whole Irish agriculture story’

‘Energy is a part of the whole Irish agriculture story’

Energy is part of the Irish agriculture story and while it’s never going to be the only income from a...

July 27, 2019

€8 million in funding awarded to 45 ‘innovative’ energy projects

€8 million in funding awarded to 45 ‘innovative’ energy projects

A total of €8 million in Government funding will be issued to support 45 “innovative” energy projects in companies and research...

September 10, 2018

RHI scheme a ‘welcome development for Irish bioenergy sector’

RHI scheme a ‘welcome development for Irish bioenergy sector’

The announcement on the national Support Scheme for Renewable Heat – commonly referred to as the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme...

December 7, 2017

Have your say on EU bioenergy policy

Have your say on EU bioenergy policy

The European Commission is seeking your views on an EU policy for sustainable bioenergy from 2020 to 2030. Bioenergy is...

February 29, 2016