Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Questions (842)

Holly Cairns

Question:

842. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason dairy farms are excluded from the TAMS grant in respect of solar panels in view of the fact pig and poultry farms are covered. [15889/20]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

My Department extended grant aid for the Solar Photovoltaic installation to all farming sectors from the TAMS application date of 6 April 2019 including dairy farms.

This grant aid is available under Animal Welfare Safety and Nutrient Storage Scheme, Young Farmers Capital Investment Scheme and Organics Capital Investment Scheme measures of TAMS ll.

Full details of all available grant aided investments can be found on my Department’s website.