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Webinar 1: Using the right fuel, the right way, in the right appliance

The IrBEA Bioenergy Webinar Series 2020 kicked off today, it was promising to see 65 participants registered for this event. Noel Gavigan and Eugene Hendrick had an information packed one hour talk on domestic and commercial renewable heating. They discussed the differences between wood pellet and woodchip boilers and stoves. This was followed by discussing the […]

PRESS RELEASE: The Irish Bioenergy opportunity is immense – New IrBEA President Paddy Phelan

This week the new President and Vice President of the Irish Bioenergy Association (IrBEA) were elected by the Management Executive Committee of the organisation. Paddy Phelan, CEO of 3 County Energy Agency was elected the new President and  Maurice Ryan, Director and Business Development at Green Belt was elected the new Vice President. They both […]

IrBEA’s Proposals for ‘Programme for Government’ 20/05/2020

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 to incorporate bioenergy measures and supports to assist economic recovery, emissions reduction targets and climate action. To read the full press release please […]

PRESS RELEASE: IrBEA presents bioenergy proposals for economic recovery and climate action in Programme for Government 15/05/20

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 […]