Energy

Farmers For Action requests meeting on rising energy prices

Farmers For Action requests meeting on rising energy prices

Rural lobby group Farmers For Action is seeking a meeting with the Northern Ireland Utility Regulator to discuss rising energy...

February 9, 2022

Northern Ireland energy sector to be fully decarbonised by 2050

Northern Ireland energy sector to be fully decarbonised by 2050

Stormont’s Department for the Economy has begun the process of developing a new energy strategy, which will see the Northern...

April 1, 2021

New study reveals that around 2.4 million UK households are struggling to pay energy bills

New study reveals that around 2.4 million UK households are struggling to pay energy bills

Approximately 2.4 million households in the UK struggle to pay their energy bills each year according to new research compiled and...

February 12, 2021

Renewable energy accounted for 20% of energy used in Europe in 2019

Renewable energy accounted for 20% of energy used in Europe in 2019

In 2019, renewable energy accounted for 19.7% of energy consumed across the 27 EU member states, according to Eurostat. These...

December 23, 2020

Farmers can now avail of a new renewable energy crop

Farmers can now avail of a new renewable energy crop

Farmers and landowners are urged to consider maximising returns and reducing risk with Miscanthus – a renewable energy crop with...

October 9, 2020

103 Anaerobic Digestion plants approved in Northern Ireland as AD sector booms

103 Anaerobic Digestion plants approved in Northern Ireland as AD sector booms

Northern Ireland’s Anaerobic Digestion (AD) sector is set to rocket within the next half decade. A government official who deals...

October 9, 2017

‘Forestry returns have the potential to enhance farm financial fitness’

‘Forestry returns have the potential to enhance farm financial fitness’

Possible forestry returns have the potential to enhance financial fitness on the farm, according to Fianna Fail TD Timmy Dooley. Speaking...

December 10, 2016