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DECC: Renewable Heat Incentive crucial for decarbonising UK heat

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is crucial for heating decarbonisation efforts and could create 800MW of additional capacity annually, the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) says. DECC reports have evaluated both the UK and international RHI schemes and concluded that the scheme is essential for reaching the UK’’s target of producing 12% […]

North’s RHI closure on 29th February confirmed

Last week we reported Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) Minister Jonathan Bell had announced the domestic and non domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) schemes in Northern Ireland will close on the 29th February. The NI Assembly duly approved the closure earlier this week, see Notice of Suspension. Responding to the move, John Martin, Chairman of Biomass […]

IEA Bioenergy report on small scale AD

This report explores the viability of small scale anaerobic digestion for livestock farming where there is a need to deal with animal manure and slurry in a manner that minimises the emission of greenhouse gases. The report is aimed at energy policy and decision makers as well as operators. IEA Bioenergy, also known as the Implementing Agreement […]

The Sustainable Energy RD&D call

SEAI has announced the first of two calls for proposals for the Sustainable Energy RD&D Programme. With a total fund of €1m, the programme aims to improve the coherence of Irish energy research and development, building a cleaner and more secure energy future, while enhancing the country’s knowledge economy. The deadline for the first call is […]

North’s RHI to close on 29th February

Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI)Minister Jonathan Bell has announced the domestic and non domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) schemes in Northern Ireland will close on the 29th February. The move is a severe blow to the renewable heat sector in the North, to jobs, and will also impact negatively on fuel and equipment suppliers into […]