microgeneration

Urgent need to remove solar panel barriers for farmers – Green Party

Urgent need to remove solar panel barriers for farmers – Green Party

The Green Party has called on a Fine Gael minister of state to urgently progress planning legislation to allow for...

May 10, 2022

ISEA urges ESB Networks to speed up connection of solar projects

ISEA urges ESB Networks to speed up connection of solar projects

The Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has welcomed environment minister, Eamon Ryan’s announcement today (Tuesday, December 21) that a new...

December 21, 2021

VAT on solar PV installations must be cut immediately – MREF

VAT on solar PV installations must be cut immediately – MREF

VAT on solar photovoltaic (PV) installations on farms, homes and businesses must be reduced by the government immediately, an industry...

December 10, 2021

Who is eligible to sell surplus electricity back to the grid?

Who is eligible to sell surplus electricity back to the grid?

A framework has been published to allow farmers to sell excess electricity generated on their lands back to the national...

December 9, 2021

Farmers ‘essential to Ireland’s electricity future’

Farmers ‘essential to Ireland’s electricity future’

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said it’s “paramount” that both EirGrid and the ESB “fully recognise and respect” that...

November 11, 2021

Climate Action Plan: Need for immediate microgeneration supports

Climate Action Plan: Need for immediate microgeneration supports

The Micro Renewable Energy Federation (MREF) has welcomed commitments set out in the new Climate Action Plan 2021, to support...

November 5, 2021

Solar panel suppliers await new microgeneration scheme in July

Solar panel suppliers await new microgeneration scheme in July

Small-scale generation of renewable energy will take “centre-stage” this summer as the new Microgeneration Support Scheme is set to be...

June 30, 2021

‘Major’ developments on the way in the coming months for farm-based microgeneration

‘Major’ developments on the way in the coming months for farm-based microgeneration

The next couple of months will see major developments on the way for microgeneration in Ireland and for farmers who...

May 11, 2021

ICSA criticises wording over payment for exported electricity in MSS document

ICSA criticises wording over payment for exported electricity in MSS document

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has criticised the wording of a consultation document for a planned ‘Microgeneration...

January 18, 2021

Microgeneration consultation welcomed ‘with caution’ by opposition party

Microgeneration consultation welcomed ‘with caution’ by opposition party

Sinn Féin has said it welcomes today’s (Thursday, January 14) news of the opening of a consultation on a new...

January 14, 2021

‘Imminent’ scheme for farmers to sell renewable electricity to grid welcomed

‘Imminent’ scheme for farmers to sell renewable electricity to grid welcomed

The imminent introduction of a Microgeneration Support Scheme (MSS) – which will pay for surplus renewable electricity generated and supplied...

January 14, 2021

Farmers to receive ‘fair price’ for selling excess electricity back to the grid under new scheme

Farmers to receive ‘fair price’ for selling excess electricity back to the grid under new scheme

Farmers will receive a “fair price” for selling excess electricity they generate back into the grid, under a new scheme...

January 14, 2021