We are delighted to announce Dept of Agriculture Food and the Marine as Gold Sponsors at Energy in Agriculture 2019. We thank the Department for their continued support and look forward to welcoming them at Ireland’s largest energy event for the farming community on August 20th
Congratulations to Harp Renewables the Winners of Energy in Agriculture 2018 Innovation Award. Joe Cowley from Harp Renewables, in Navan, Co. Meath who took home the prize for overall winner and the Enterprise Ireland Sponsored Award For ‘Best Indigenous Innovation’.
Joe Cowley said “Our BioNova range digesters are proof of passion and determination we have for bringing the world innovative and robust technologies in order to combat the great issue of our time, making a carbon neutral future a reality. The BioNova unit capacities range from 500kgs per week to 35000kgs per week, reducing weight and volume of Organic Material by an average of 70%, leaving a safe handling stable digestate, which can also be used as a Biomass Fuel.”
Delighted with their win of no less than two awards, Harp Renewables can now look forward to their appearance at the National Ploughing Championships Innovation Arena in September.
Robert Goss said “Bringing together solar PV and, in some projects the sonnenBatterie, to make electricity use savings for dairy farmers.The morning and evening milking patterns of most dairy farms have meant that Solar PV, with it’s midday peak production, has been only partially successful as a substitute for grid electricity. Innovations in dairy farming and battery technology are making our products a viable solution in many cases.Working with Cork Institute of Technology to understand the electricity use on a dairy farm and working with live installations to show the € and CO2 savings.”
Our thanks goes out to all of the runners up and all who took part and wish you all the best with your innovative products. Thanks also to the sponsors of the Innovation Showcase; Enterprise Ireland and Leo Tipperary.
The Free 1 to 1 Energy clinics for participants at Energy in Agriculture returns by popular demand.
Energy project clinics will be hosted by a number of experts from 2pm to 4pm and will cover a wide variety of topics including planning, funding information, renewable energy and much more. Please note there are a myriad of demonstrations and seminars over the day and we would encourage all general interest queries to attend the relevant seminar/ demonstration, and reserve the clinics for specific projects.
For more information on this visit our One to One Energy Clinic page