Govt Policy On Renewables Has To Favour Farm Scale & Community Projects

Following his address to the IFA AGM earlier this week, IFA Renewables Project Team Chairman Tom Short said Energy Minister Richard Bruton has to put farm scale & community projects at the heart of his renewables policy, rather than big business. Richard Bruton said the upcoming renewable electricity scheme would not specify the technology types, […]

Tipperary Leading the Way Adopting BioEnergy

Tipperary’s adoption of biomass means that the county now spends €1.1M on local fuel (wood chip and wood pellet) to heat large sites. Previously, €2.5M would have been spent on imported oil. ·         The switch to local fuel at six sites in Tipperary has seen 750, 000 litres of oil displaced in 2013. ·         The annual local […]