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The Dairy Energy Decision Support Tool aims to quantify and reduce dairy farm electricity consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and production costs through data analysis and mathematical modelling. Please see below instructions on how to use the tool. Before using the Dairy Energy Decision Support Tool, users must read the Terms & Conditions

 

 

 

Instructions for using the Dairy Energy Decision Support Tool

 

Part 1: Select Technology Calculator from the Dairy Energy Decision Support Tool portal

 

 

 

 

 

Part 2: Input farm details - Overview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 2: Input farm details – Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 3: Input on-farm technology details – Overview

Part 3: Input on-farm technology details – Description

Part 4: Technology Calculator results – Overview

Part 4: Technology Calculator results – Breakdown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 4: Technology Calculator results – Technology Return on Investment (ROI) graph description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 4: Technology Calculator results – CO2 emissions bar chart description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 4: Technology Calculator results – Energy use bar chart description

 

Part 4: Technology Calculator results – Grid vs Renewable Energy Use pie chart description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 4: Technology Calculator results – Day vs Night Time Electricity Use pie chart description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Dairy Energy Decision Support Tool has been developed in collaboration between the Cork Institute of Technology, the SEAI and Teagasc. For further information please contact us.