Energy in Agriculture is set to return to Gurteen Agricultural College, Ballingarry, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary following on the back of the success of previous years.
The DAFM KT-approved event on Tuesday, August 21st will feature expert speakers and exhibitors, who will deliver advice on reducing energy costs; switching and minimising fuel; achieving energy efficient lighting and improving margins through sustainability.
The day is jointly organised by Teagasc, Tipperary Co Council; IFA; Tipperary Energy Agency and Gurteen College long with headline sponsors including SEAI; DAFM; AIB; LEO and CPL Fuels Ireland.
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), who are headline sponsors of this event, will be available all day to answer questions on the new roof-top solar PV grant scheme recently announced by Denis Naughten, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment. They will also offer advice and help for dairy farmers interested in availing of grants for installation of Variable Speed Drive vacuum pumps & milk pumps.
Many farmers will now also be interested in on-farm renewable energy projects. With the prospect of attractive returns on investment, boosted by the long-awaited Support Scheme for Renewable Heat (SSRH) and the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS).
The programme for the day is full and varied and includes discussion panels, seminar talks, large EXPO arena, 1:1 advice clinics, practical demonstrations on renewable technologies, Innovation Showcase & more. Visit here for more details.