Thursday August 13, 2020

First flows of renewable gas onto grid ‘may be the last’, says operator

A lack of state subsidies has rendered the project commercially unviable

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray
28th July, 2019

The first flows of renewable gas went onto the Irish gas grid last week at a flagship project in Cush, Co Kildare. However, the company behind the first injection has said it may also be the last, as a lack of state subsidies has rendered the project commercially unviable.

Green Generation and Gas Networks Ireland completed the first biomethane injection into the gas network at a custom built grid feed-in point in Cush last week.

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