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Project to support bioenergy businesses in midlands

Project to support bioenergy businesses in midlands

A new project is set to foster the establishment of bioenergy businesses in the midlands region in the coming years....

January 29, 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

IrBEA launches National Bioenergy Conference

IrBEA launches National Bioenergy Conference

The Irish BioEnergy Association (IrBEA) has launched the National Bioenergy Conference, which this year will include four webinar specials held...

October 1, 2021

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

New solid fuels standards ‘cautiously welcomed’

New solid fuels standards ‘cautiously welcomed’

New solid fuels standards revealed by the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications have been “cautiously welcomed” by the...

September 7, 2021

Biochar: How can it help to tackle Irish agri challenges?

Biochar: How can it help to tackle Irish agri challenges?

Biochar is an emerging opportunity that “needs to be embraced for its full benefit to be realised” in addressing challenges...

September 3, 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

Bringing the benefits of biochar to Irish farming

Bringing the benefits of biochar to Irish farming

Biochar can be used in agriculture and farming practice as a solution to a number of challenges faced at farm...

October 20, 2020

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

‘Make use of Ireland’s natural advantage’ for bioenergy

‘Make use of Ireland’s natural advantage’ for bioenergy

The next government has been called on to make use of Ireland’s “considerable natural advantage” for growing bioenergy fuel crops...

May 18, 2020

Stakeholders gather in Croke Park for major bioenergy conference

Stakeholders gather in Croke Park for major bioenergy conference

Stakeholders from Ireland’s bioenergy and renewables sector gathered in Croke Park today, Wednesday, February 26, for a major conference exploring...

February 26, 2020

Bord na Móna to sponsor upcoming IrBEA conference

Bord na Móna to sponsor upcoming IrBEA conference

The mobilisation of Irish indigenous biomass will be one of the many topics discussed at the upcoming Irish Bioenergy Association...

February 10, 2020

IrBEA outlines targets for Government biogas funding

IrBEA outlines targets for Government biogas funding

In the short term, the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) has said it “would like to see an initial phase of...

February 9, 2020

IrBEA – 2 ‘distinctly different’ scales of biogas production possible

IrBEA – 2 ‘distinctly different’ scales of biogas production possible

The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) has outlined that there are two “distinctly different” systems that Ireland could chose to move...

February 8, 2020

Biogas production is seen by Government as ‘expensive’ – IrBEA

Biogas production is seen by Government as ‘expensive’ – IrBEA

The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) has expressed its disappointment that a biogas support scheme was not announced in 2019. According...

February 4, 2020

Irish biofuel obligation has risen by 5% in 4 years

Irish biofuel obligation has risen by 5% in 4 years

It has been outlined at a recent conference that as part of the Biofuel Obligation Scheme (BOS), the current obligation...

October 31, 2019