Biomethane

Planning a major roadblock to AD in rural Ireland, conference hears

Planning a major roadblock to AD in rural Ireland, conference hears

A conference on biomethane production in Ireland which took place in Dublin this week heard that planning permission is a...

June 3, 2022

Biomethane roadmap: Ireland can help decarbonise agriculture

Biomethane roadmap: Ireland can help decarbonise agriculture

Ireland has the capability to produce sustainable biomethane which will help decarbonise the most difficult to abate, high thermal-demand manufacturing and...

June 1, 2022

EU biomethane target offers ‘tremendous benefits’ for Ireland – RGFI

EU biomethane target offers ‘tremendous benefits’ for Ireland – RGFI

The new target for biomethane production set out by the European Commission is a “decisive step towards the rapid development”...

May 19, 2022

€37bn Biomethane Action Plan to boost EU production

€37bn Biomethane Action Plan to boost EU production

Europe’s biomethane output is to receive a significant boost under a €37 billion action plan to increase production to 35...

May 19, 2022

Can the promise of biomethane be fully realised?

Can the promise of biomethane be fully realised?

The results of a study, looking at the potential for biomethane production in Northern Ireland, show considerable promise. However, those...

May 11, 2022

Biomethane volumes in NI much greater than estimated

Biomethane volumes in NI much greater than estimated

Turning livestock manure and grass silage into biomethane could help to meet Northern Ireland’s demand for energy as well as...

May 10, 2022

Ireland ‘must move quickly’ to secure EU biomethane funds

Ireland ‘must move quickly’ to secure EU biomethane funds

The government of Ireland is being urged to “move quickly” to secure support from the EU to establish a “viable...

March 30, 2022

Solar company sets up expert project team to support biomethane industry

Solar company sets up expert project team to support biomethane industry

Renewable energy company, Local Power Ltd. has announced the establishment of an Expert Project Team to support the development of...

March 14, 2022

Gas Networks Ireland welcomes Ibec’s call for biomethane development

Gas Networks Ireland welcomes Ibec’s call for biomethane development

Gas Networks Ireland has welcomed a letter sent to the government by Ibec, the business and employer group, calling for...

March 13, 2022

EU to use CAP funds to boost biomethane output

EU to use CAP funds to boost biomethane output

The EU plans to use funding under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to double the planned production of biomethane by...

March 8, 2022

Report: Growth in AD may depend on suckler herd reduction

Report: Growth in AD may depend on suckler herd reduction

Insights presented in the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) National Heat Report may suggest that the growth potential for...

March 4, 2022

Agri-industry is ‘strong platform for indigenous biomethane production’

Agri-industry is ‘strong platform for indigenous biomethane production’

Indigenous biomethane is an “untapped resource that can reduce emissions in transport by one million tonnes, while advancing emissions reduction...

December 4, 2021

Biomethane could reduce beef farm emissions by 25%

Biomethane could reduce beef farm emissions by 25%

Agriculturally produced biomethane can be delivered sustainably and at scale to help reduce on-farm emissions and decarbonise Ireland’s energy system....

October 21, 2021

‘Ramping up’ of biomethane supply in coming years as gas network decarbonises

‘Ramping up’ of biomethane supply in coming years as gas network decarbonises

Gas Networks Ireland said that it looks forward to biomethane supply “ramping up” in the coming years as the decarbonisation...

August 26, 2021