Delay in publishing report on energy security of supply
Colm McCarthy
It is commonly understood that European countries may face gas rationing this coming winter and that there could also be inadequate electricity supplies.
25 May 2022 News
My Farming Week: Robin Cherry, Carnlee, Ballymena, Co Antrim
Robin Cherry has developed a successful business growing pak choi with his son Adrian in Co Antrim.
8 May 2022 News
Deadline day for renewable developers to secure 15-year State-backed support
The second RESS auction is expected to deliver up to 3,500GWh in renewable electricity generation by the end of 2024
Weekend weather: unsettled conditions for Easter weekend
According to Met Éireann, weather will be usettled throughout the Easter weekend, with rain on Saturday followed by showers for Easter Sunday and Monday.
15 April 2022 News
Colm McCarthy: interconnection projects can no longer be neglected
Offshore wind is the political favourite (there are no offshore Dáil constituencies) but onshore is the cheaper option.
6 April 2022 Opinion
Slow progress on farm renewable grid connections
Farm scale renewable electricity systems such as solar PV and wind turbines continue to remain out of reach for many farmers, as the grid connection process is still being developed.
6 April 2022 News
Met Éireann issue yellow wind warning
A yellow wind warning has been issued for four counties.
6 April 2022 News
HSBC agriculture with money to lend
The bank currently has approximately 15% of the agri lending market in NI.
30 March 2022 News
Weekend weather: wind and rain as unsettled spell continues
According to Met Éireann, wet and windy conditions will continue through the weekend, with some reprieve on Sunday evening.
11 March 2022 News
Colm McCarthy: volatile oil and gas prices inevitable during conflict
Shipping gas through pipelines over long distances has high capital costs and uses up lots of gas to power compression stations along the way.
9 March 2022 Opinion
Yellow wind and rain warnings issued
Munster, Connacht and Donegal will be affected by the latest weather warnings issued from Met Éireann.
7 March 2022 News
Bord na Móna to submit new planning application for Longford wind farm
Following a High Court ruling which overturned a previous decision to grant planning permission for the development, Bord na Móna is reviewing its proposals.
1 March 2022 News