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IrBEA RHI Consultation 2017 – Submission

Please find the link here to the response to the Public Consultation on the design and implementation of a renewable heat incentive in Ireland on behalf of the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA). These detailed responses are based on the responses co-ordinated by the IrBEA RHI Working Group on behalf of it’s members and those who responded accordingly […]

Field-trip to Finland hosted by Bioenergy4Business

Teresa O’Brien, IRBEA’s Communications Manager took time out to take part in trip organised by Motiva from Finland. It was organised under the project Bioenergy4Business which  invited people from all over Europe to view biomass heat and power plants large and small in Finland. Delegates from Finland, Ireland, Greece, Ukraine and Crete were represented. We viewed […]

New Chief Executive announced for IrBEA

Dr Ger Devlin has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with IrBEA. He will take up this new role on March 6th this year. Ger holds a PhD in Biosystems Engineering from UCD and a PDip in Advanced Management Performance from UCD Michael Smurfit Business School. He has successfully co-ordinated and managed […]

Highlights of the ‘Bioenergy 2017’ IrBEA National Bioenergy Conference

 At the conference: The Irish Bioenergy Association Director, Padraic O’Neill, with Fergal Leamy, CEO, Coillte and Matthew Clancy, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland 190 strong attendance at IrBEA’s 16th National Bioenergy Conference on Thursday 9th February Bioenergy conference calls for new stimulus to encourage new investment in the Bioenergy sector Fergal Leamy, CEO describes Coillte as […]

Final Consultation On A Renewable Heat Incentive For Ireland

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten T.D. has launched the final consultation on a Renewable Heat Incentive for Ireland to incentivise industrial and commercial heat users. If you would like to review the documentation – ‘Public Consultation On the Design and Implementation of a Renewable Heat Incentive in Ireland’ can be viewed here

Demetra have a successful day demonstrating their ADBag in Tipperary 

This event took place on the 16 November at the Horse and Jockey in Tipperary with a presentation from Franceso Panzeri (Demetra) who ran through the history of engineering and designing the ADBag. He discussed funding the research and building the pilot plant, interestingly both Enterprise Ireland and SEAI have been heavily involved in getting this […]

New Studies: AD can Decarbonise the Agri and Waste Sectors

The trade bodies Cré and IrBEA representing the entire sector have hired an international expert to conduct a number of reports which examined the potential of the anaerobic digestion sector to decarbonise the agri and waste sectors with multiple cross-sectoral benefits. These reports assessed that potential in terms of available feedstocks and quantifies the benefits in […]

A report from IRBEA’s field trip to Denmark

Donal Magner attended IrBEA’s Bioenergy field trip to Denmark last September, he has now written a interesting report on the tour, it contains a wealth of information on how the renewable industry operates in Denmark and makes suggestions on how we can replicate some of these models in Ireland. View here or download

Services in the assessment of models for community renewable energy schemes

110091 – – Services in the assessment of models for community renewable energy schemes Publication date:  14-10-2016 Response deadline:  07-11-2016 12:00   Irish time Procedure: 1. Open Procedure (NON OJEU) Description: The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) was established as Ireland’s national energy authority. SEAI’s mission is to play a leading role in the transformation of Ireland […]