Biofuel

TD calls for support of biofuel production using farmland

TD calls for support of biofuel production using farmland

An independent TD has urged Tánaiste Leo Varadkar to support the biofuel industry, which the TD says has the potential...

May 24, 2022

EU renewables target ‘can’t be achieved without agriculture’

EU renewables target ‘can’t be achieved without agriculture’

The EU’s target of generating 40% of its energy from renewable sources by 2030 “cannot be achieved” without European agricultural...

February 1, 2022

E10 rollout to boost UK wheat and sugar markets

E10 rollout to boost UK wheat and sugar markets

Petrol pumps across the UK will now offer greener E10 petrol from today (September 1). The UK government says the...

September 1, 2021

Transport in transition: Biofuel obligation to increase from January

Transport in transition: Biofuel obligation to increase from January

The national minimum level of biofuel is set to be increased up to 11% from next January, according to Minister...

February 14, 2019

Renewable technologies event is a ‘must attend’ for landowners

Renewable technologies event is a ‘must attend’ for landowners

The Energy Now Expo Ireland is returning for a second year to The Hub, Cillin Hill, Kilkenny, next week on...

October 18, 2018

‘Farmers can be part of the solution’: 10% biofuel obligation rate welcomed

‘Farmers can be part of the solution’: 10% biofuel obligation rate welcomed

The decision to increase the biofuel obligation rate to 10% – made by the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and...

April 24, 2018

Europe ‘hopelessly confused’ on biofuels question

Europe ‘hopelessly confused’ on biofuels question

Europe is sending out “hopelessly confused signals” on biofuels as a renewable energy source, according to Irish Cattle and Sheep...

January 18, 2018

Tilting trees causes them to produce more sugars for biofuel

Tilting trees causes them to produce more sugars for biofuel

Medical imaging techniques have been used by a team of researchers at Imperial College London, in collaboration with Rothamsted Research, to explore why...

March 23, 2015

EU biofuel policy has no impact on Irish feed prices

EU biofuel policy has no impact on Irish feed prices

Current EU biofuel policy will not have a significant impact on feed prices in Ireland, according to the Minister for...

February 20, 2015