Energy and diversification event showcases how to maximise farm grant payments

Farmers wanting advice on the opportunities presented by newly launched Government funding through the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH) and Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Schemes (TAMS) are invited to attend the Energy and Rural Business Show, taking place this October 23 and 24.

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) which operates the renewable heat scheme and is the keynote sponsor for the show, will be on hand to explain how it works. Ray Langton, SEAI programme manager, explains that the scheme is open to agricultural, commercial, industrial, district heating, public sector and other non-domestic heat users.

“This scheme is designed to replace fossil fuel heating systems with renewable heating systems including heat pumps, biomass and anaerobic digestion. SSRH offers installation grants for heat pumps and ongoing operational support for biomass or biogas,” he says. Read more

‘New Opportunities for Rural Areas” – a free seminar taking place in The Dome, Castlecomer Discovery Park, Kilkenny on Friday, 26th October

A free seminar sponsored by The European Commission Representation in Ireland.

If you want to hear the latest developments at European level
on renewable energy, energy efficiency, bioenergy and biobased
enterprises and to see what opportunities exist, then this event
is a must. Phil Hogan, Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural
Development, will deliver the keynote address and chair the
panel discussions.

3CEA manager Paddy Phelan amongst the speakers on the day. 

The Event is FREE of Charge.

However, pre-registration is necessary at:

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IRBEA Tour of Biomass Processing and Heating Facilities in the South East

The Irish Bioenergy Energy Association (IRBEA) invites you to a morning tour of biomass processing and heating facilities in Wexford, it will include visits to industrial and commercial biomass clients.  Participants will be taken from Kilmokea Country House in Wexford and brought to 3 sites of interest followed by lunch and two 20 minute seminars. There are limited spaces available so book early.

Date and Time: Wed 26 September 2018,   09:00 – 15:30
LocationKilmokea Country House, Great Island, Campile, Wexford (Map)

IrBEA Members: €60
Non-Members: €100
Tea, coffee and lunch is included.

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