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Energy in Horticulture 2019

Event Time 9:30am
Venue Teagasc Ashtown, Conference & Training Centre, Dublin 15. Eircode: D15 DY05
This event is to update the industry in aspects of energy use in your business.

This seminar will introduce you to the SEAI’s Exceed programme; inform you about on-farm electricity generation using PV panels and wind turbines; NDP grant availability and tax incentives; the very latest on the Support Scheme for Renewable Heat and listen to one grower’s experience of installing PV. At an individual farm level investment in renewable energy will reduce the high cost of energy inputs. It will also give a green image to your product to give you the edge in the market place.



9:30am Registration and Refreshments
10:00am Carbon Emissions, Climate Change and Horticulture
Dr Michelle Kearney, Dept. of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
10:20am SEAI supports for the Horticultural Sector
Andrea Carroll, SME Programme Manager, SEAI
10:40am Tax incentives for Energy Investments
Declan McEvoy, Head of Tax, IFAC
11:00am Solar PV, Battery Technology, Connecting to the Grid
Paddy Phelan, Three Counties Energy Agency
11:20am Support Scheme for Renewable Heat
Barry Caslin, Energy & Rural Development Specialist, Teagasc
11:40am Putting Energy Efficiency into Practice
Tommy O’Shea, O’Shea Farms
12:00pm The application of Small and Medium-sized Wind Turbines in Horticulture
Sean Ganley, C&F Green Energy
12:30pm Close


Registration for the event here: https://www.opt-in.ie/energy-in-horticulture

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