Recent KPMG research into the business case for an AD biomethane industry in Ireland has validated the Renewable Gas Forum Irelands ambition to develop a sustainable indigenous biomethane industry in Ireland. The report highlighted that 12% of current gas demand in the country could be supplied through an indigenous agri lead AD industry on a phased basis between now and 2030. The benefits of supporting the industry appear to be significant with a huge stimulus for the rural community, 2.6 m tonnes of CO2 abatement potential along with a net positive return for the Irish exchequer through generating approximately €1.26 in revenue for every €1 used to support the establishment of the industry. The report was presented to policy makers in November and engagement is continuing with key stakeholders to promote awareness of the opportunity.
Federico2019-12-12T15:55:17+00:00December 12th, 2019|