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PRESS RELEASE: IrBEA presents bioenergy proposals for economic recovery and climate action in Programme for Government

Press Release for Immediate Release: 15/05/2020 IrBEA presents bioenergy proposals for economic recovery and climate action in Programme for Government The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) in recent weeks has circulated its Programme for Government proposals to political representatives across all political parties and independent groups. The organisation continues to lobby for the Programme for Government […]

Project Officer Vacancy with IrBEA

To drive the implementation of its activities and projects, the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) is recruiting a Project Officer. See full details below. About IrBEA: IrBEA was founded in 1999. Its role is to promote the bioenergy industry and to develop this important sector on the island of Ireland. The diverse membership includes farmers and […]

YOU can make a difference WFQA Certified Irish Firewood

Follow the video below of Cotter Bros Firewood operations, it’s a film they made some time ago of the firewood processing routine each year. Logs that have been cut last fall are air dried to under 30% first and then setup for processing and further drying to under 25% moisture to make WFQA certified wood. […]

Bioenergy Europe Switch for Air Campaign

WFQA are associate members of Bioenergy Europe is one of Europe largest renewable energy players, they are taking the lead in improving air quality, they support the objective of increasing the share of renewable energy across Europe while reducing air emissions. Buildings are central to air quality and bioheat provides most of the renewable heating […]

PRESS: Stakeholders gather in Croke Park for major bioenergy conference

Stakeholders from Ireland’s bioenergy and renewables sector gathered in Croke Park today, Wednesday, February 26, for a major conference exploring the “untapped potential” for biomass, biogass, biofuels and other alternative energy sources. The IrBEA (Irish Bioenergy Association) National Bioenergy Conference was sponsored by Bord na Móna, and looked at several opportunities to expand Ireland’s bioenergy […]

PRESS: Money from Grass, Gas and Glass – Farmers Journal talks to Seán Finan

In the Land Use Supplement of the Farmers Journal Amii McKeever reports on-farm renewable energy opportunities amongst the experts who contributed to this article Seán Finan  IrBEA CEO talks about the potential for domestic and non-domestic biomass heating and the potential for medium/large scale agriculture based biomethane plants to be developed by farm communities.  View the full […]

IrBEA work with Members & SEAI regarding Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH) Applications

IrBEA has held recent meetings with SEAI on issued highlighted by members regarding the approval, sign off and other aspects of SSRH Applications. We recently communicated with members who install biomass systems highlighting the issues identified to date and sought feedback on any other recurring issues. We realise the urgency to address issues arising and […]

Coillte Graduate Forest Programme 2020

Applications are invited for the Coillte Graduate Development Programme.  The Programme is offering talented individuals who have drive, energy and ambition an opportunity to be part of the future of Coillte.  We are offering recently qualified graduates a placement for two years. We are looking specifically for graduates within forestry or engineering.  Students currently participating […]

IrBEA Meet EPA on proposal to regulate moisture content of firewood for sale in Ireland

IrBEA CEO Seán Finan and Wood Fuel Quality Assurance committee chairman Eugene Hendrick met with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) air emissions officials recently to discuss the IrBEA proposals to regulate the moisture content of firewood for sale in Ireland. This meeting was part of an ongoing lobbying campaign for the introduction of regulations by […]