30th October 2014

Public support essential for future projects

In his talk at Energy Ireland, DCENR’s Brian Carroll emphasised the crucial importance of community support in delivering renewable energy. The presentation of Brian Carroll’s paper […]
30th October 2014

A national bioenergy plan

Peter Cheney summarises the main points of Ireland’s proposed National Bioenergy Plan. The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has published a draft National Bioenergy […]
30th October 2014

Social acceptance of energy projects

RPS’ PJ Rudden shares some lessons learned in its experience of working with communities. Project development needs public support and input to be successful. That’s the […]
30th October 2014

The evidence for wind energy

SEAI programme manager John McCann reviews the academic studies on wind power and its positive endorsement of the sector. The rapid increase in wind energy in […]