19 06 2018
IFA Renewables Chairman Tom Short has welcomed the clear statement from Energy Minister Denis Naughten at the Energy Ireland 2018 conference today, that community ownership will be a key principle of the new renewable electricity support scheme to be announced in the coming months.
31 05 2018
IFA Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has again restated IFA’s call on Government to introduce a robust climate activation programme to curb greenhouse gas emissions in Ireland, particularly the increases from the transport sector.
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.