Biogas industry calls for billions of euros in state subsidies to stimulate sector development

With the government set to publish its National Biomethane Strategy, the biogas industry has called for enormous state supports to be introduced

Ireland has set a target to produce 10% of all gas from renewable sources by 2030

Backers of plans to develop a large-scale renewable gas industry in Ireland have called on the government to bring forward a multibillion-euro package to support the construction of new biogas plants and subsidise the cost of renewable gas.

The Renewable Gas Forum Ireland (RGFI), which represents industrial gas users, developers, farmers and other groups, said significant state support is needed to stimulate the development of a new biogas industry, including capital grants of at least ...