18 04 2018
Commenting on the final report on climate change from the Citizens’ Assembly, IFA President Joe Healy has said the carbon tax proposal is a ‘no-go’, but there are other recommendations that could reduce carbon in the national economy.
12 04 2018
The Commission for the Regulation of Utilities (CRU), which determines the policy framework for new connections to the electricity network, has decided that planning permission must be granted to qualify for new connection offers and has also removed the option to relocate grid capacity.
In this issue of the AgriforValor Ireland hub newsletter you will read about the forthcoming AgriForValor Bioeconomy Mission to the Netherlands, and find out about theupcoming Bio-Enterprise Academy which will look at the implementation of new bioeconomy business models and offer key skills and opportunities for biobased entrepreneurs.
02 02 2018
IFA Renewables Chairman Tom Short has described proposals to introduce a pilot scheme for micro-energy generation as “mere words that will only become a reality when a robust budget is announced by the Department of Energy”.
30 01 2018
With policy clarity and support, farmers can help to deliver on Ireland’s renewable and climate targets, IFA President Joe Healy today has told a meeting of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Communications, Climate Action and the Environment.