Farmers Excluded from Renewable Energy Strategy

IFA President Tim Cullinan said that while the announcement today of a significant solar farm coming onto the grid in Cork is positive, the Government is failing to embrace the potential of farms to generate renewable energy. “Almost every farm has the potential to generate renewable energy for its own use and ultimately to generate […]

Ireland could export as much electricity as we consume ourselves” – Minister Pat Rabbitte

Minister Rabbitte launches “Strategy for Renewable Energy 2012-2020” document. Confirms determination that 2020 renewables targets will be met – “good for the environment and good for jobs”. Holding talks on export protocol with UK Government next month Speaking in Dublin today, Pat Rabbitte T.D, Minister for Communications Energy and Natural Resources highlighted the scope for […]