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SEAI Biomass Heating Workshop

Seán Finan IrBEA CEO presented at an SEAI Workshop in Galway on the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat. Seán discussed the opportunities available for reducing your heating bill and increase sustainable opportunities for your business or public sector organisation with Biomass Heating. These half day conferences were aimed at owners/managers of medium sized businesses or […]

PRESS RELEASE: IrBEA Welcomes SSRH State Aid Approval and Calls for Immediate Opening of the Scheme

16/04/2019 The Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) warmly welcomes the confirmation that the EU has formally approved the state aid application for the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH). This scheme needs to open immediately in response to the state aid approval. IrBEA CEO Seán Finan said “the Irish heat sector is currently in a state […]

The Irish Partners IrBEA & WDC visit Germany for Interreg EU RE-DIRECT Conference in Baden Baden

IrBEA and the Western Development Commissions are Irish Partners on the Interreg EU REDIRECT project. Sean Finan and Teresa O’Brien from IrBEA had 3 productive days in Baden-Baden last week, a partners meeting took place on the Monday where all partners reported on developments and work done under the RE-DIRECT project in their jurisdiction. On […]

IrBEA Develop Biomass Designers and Installers Register

In October 2018 IrBEA received a grant offer from Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI) to develop a Biomass Designers and Installers Register. For a number of years, members have reported that some commercial biomass installations have not functioned correctly. This can be for a multitude of reasons including poor designs, incorrect installations or bad management […]

PRESS RELEASE: IrBEA National Bioenergy Conference – Bioenergy Future Ireland – Croke Park Dublin

Swift Government Action on Policy needed to Mobilise Bioenergy The need for the government to immediately open the main support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH) and to progress with a feed in tariff for biogas were the top priorities for delegates attending todays Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) conference held at Croke Park. The theme of […]

Publication of CRM Supported Capacity Mandatory Status Consultation Paper

The latest news from the SEM Committee is the CRM Consultation Paper which looks at concerns raised by market participants regarding an interaction between REFIT and supported dispatchable generation capacity’s mandatory participation status in the CRM. The purpose of this consultation paper is to look at this issue and proposed possible options. Responses to the […]

Seán Finan Talks to Agriland About Irish Bioenergy Association and the Potential for Biogas

Calls are mounting for a biogas industry to be rolled out nationwide in a bid to bolster farm incomes and reduce Ireland’s agricultural carbon footprint. This week sees episode 15 of Farmland, Seán Finan, the CEO of the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) urges the Government to develop policy and financial supports to bolster the sector. […]