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Webinar 8: Policies and Actions required to mobilise a large scale Irish Biogas Industry

This webinar will explore the opportunities and benefits of a mainstream Irish Biogas Industry and discuss the various policies and actions required to mobilise the industry. In 2019, The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) and The Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland (Cré) launch their joint policy document calling for a biogas support scheme. This […]

Webinar 6: Biomass options for domestic heating

Decarbonising Irelands housing stock is a significant task that needs to be undertaken in the next 15 to 20 years. Current plans call for deep retrofitting 60,000 houses per year for the next 10 years so that these houses reduce their heating demand to a level suitable for heat pumps, or other low heat systems. […]

Webinar 5: Producing quality wood fuels for the Irish market

Wood and biomass used for heating have the lowest emissions of carbon of all dispatchable renewable heating systems, reducing emissions by as much as 94% from that of using heating oil. Wood fuel quality is an essential component of ensuring the maximum efficiency, minimising harmful emissions, and ensuring that heating appliances are maintained. In this […]

2019 National Bioenergy Conference – View Presentations 13/02/19

01 Ray Langton – Sustainable Energy Association of Ireland 02 Des O’Toole – Coillte 03 Maurice Ryan Green Belt 04 Edwina Curry – Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine 05 Tom Sheehy – Clearpower 06 Geraldine O’Sullivan – Irish Farmers Association 07 James Russell – Biocore 08 Chris Wheeler – DWF Legal 09 Denis Neary – SEAI 10 Jerry […]

Webinar 2: District Heating Decarbonising our Heat Demands

On Wednesday June 24th, IrBEA hosted a second webinar as part of the recently commenced IrBEA Bioenergy Webinar Series 2020. The webinar included informative presentations from John O’Shea who is responsible for energy systems analysis at Codema (Dublin Energy Agency). The webinar outlined the potential for district heating in Ireland alongside an examination of potential […]