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Monthly Archives: February 2011

TEA present FOREST at IrBEA Annual conference

The key findings and planned work of the  FOREST project on the wood energy supply chain were presented at the Irish Bioenergy Association’s 10th annual conference on Feb 17th. The conference was attended by over 150 delegates and outlined the potentially massive contribution that bio energy can make to the Irish economy (13,000 jobs by 2020)

Tipperary Energy Agency Present FOREST at IrBEA Annual Conference

The key findings and planned work of the  FOREST project on the wood energy supply chain were presented at the Irish Bioenergy Association’s 10th annual conference on Feb 17th. The conference was attended by over 150 delegates and outlined the potentially massive contribution that bio energy can make to the Irish economy (13,000 jobs by 2020) if

€8 Million Rainwater Harvesting Schemes for farmers

The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Brendan Smith, recently confirmed that the €8 million Rainwater Harvesting Schemes will open for applications on Tuesday 1 March 2011. Applications to the scheme will be available on the government website  www.agriculture.gov.ie from that date. The €8 million Rainwater Harvesting Scheme will  provide grant-aid at a standard grant-rate

Contractors Seminar – Tipperary Social Housing Retrofit Scheme

Review of 2010 Local Auhority Social Housing Upgrades. Lessons learnt and how to action for 2011 scheme. by calling 052 7443090 or email info@tippenergy.ie . All registration must be confirmed by the Tuesday 01st March 2011.

TEA Secures Funding to Support Bioenergy Development

The TEA is attending the kick off meetings of three new EU Projects which will support the development of bioenergy in the South East Region of Ireland.  Supported under the EU BioEnArea project (www.bioenarea.eu) and will focus on a number of themes – Regional Biomass Business Development will support enterprises and producers groups in the

Tipperary Energy Agency Secures Funding to Support Bioenergy Development

The TEA is attending the kick off meetings of three new EU Projects which will support the development of bioenergy in the South East Region of Ireland. Supported under the EU BioEnArea project (www.bioenarea.eu) and will focus on a number of themes – Regional Biomass Business Development will support enterprises and producers groups in the

Green Energy Supply for TI Thurles

Tipperary Institute is in the process of installing a wood chip heating system at its Thurles Campus.  See Seamus Hoyne of Tipperary Institute and TEA presenting on this as part of TI Green Week.  Live Streaming of presentation available at http://www.tippinst.ie/events/green_week.html

Energy Action Conference on Fuel Poverty

TEA recently attended the Energy Action conference on 7th and 8th February 2011. Many presenters tackled the sensitive issue of fuel poverty from various perspectives. Outgoing Minister Eamon Ryan and ex-Minister for the Environment Dick Roche spoke at the conference. Duncan Stewart neatly defined the whole house approach to retrofit and Dr Brenda Boardman reviewed