Only one week to get to the popular energy in agriculture event

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    The countdown to the extremely popular energy in agriculture of the event, which will take place in Gurteen agricultural College, County Tipperary on Tuesday, August 21.
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The countdown to the extremely popular energy in agriculture of the event, which will take place in Gurteen agricultural College, County Tipperary on Tuesday, August 21.

The event, which attracted last year more than 2,500 visitors and 63 exhibitors, especially the panel discussion with leading voices in agriculture, energy and schemes to save money, and demonstrations to ensure on-farm energy displays and energy saving products.

The event will be opened by the Minister of information technology, communications and ecology Denis Naughton at 10am and this will be followed by a panel discussion on energy in agriculture, including the Minister, Teagacs by Barry Caslin, IFA-President Joe Healey and Paul Kenny of Tipperary energy Agency.

Discussions on the reduction of fuel consumption in cars, the energy saving options on dairy farms, the transition to other fuels and ruin the support will be provided along with the negotiations for the production of biomass, solar energy, anaerobic digestion and forestry.

Speaking at the opening of the event with the Committee, Barry Caslin said that farmers could play a significant role in the decarbonization of the national supply in Ireland heat, although it would be a huge problem.

“With the sharp decline in the cost of solar photovoltaic, on-shore and from shore wind, biogas and opportunities and technologies for energy storage battery, the prospect of full decarbonization of Ireland’s electricity supply is now in sight.

“The increase in supply of agricultural raw materials required to fuel this growth in bio-based economy, including a large fleet of bio-methane, plants and new processes, such as synthesis gas from biomass.

The event is free to attend.

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