Minister Ryan announces launch of third onshore Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS 3)

Government approves key design features of the third onshore Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS 3) auction Significant volume of new renewable electricity generation expected to be procured   The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has announced details of the third Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS 3) auction, which has received […]

Government announces package of measures to secure electricity supplies into the future and to help mitigate rising household electricity bills

Cabinet has today approved a package of measures to help mitigate the rising cost of rising electricity bills and to ensure secure supplies to electricity for households and business across Ireland over the coming years. The package of measures includes changes to the Public Service Obligation (PSO) levy (beyond those announced earlier in the year). […]

Tipperary Council Must Abandon Further Wind Energy Projects

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has added his support to motions calling on Tipperary County Council to place a moratorium on granting planning permission for any new wind farm developments, until a full review of current legislation and guidelines has been carried out. Deputy McGrath was speaking ahead of the planned Council meeting on Monday at […]