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Largest solar farm in Ireland opens in Cork

Largest solar farm in Ireland opens in Cork

The opening of the largest solar farm in the Republic of Ireland at the Eli Lilly plant in Cork has...

July 28, 2021

Statkraft begins work on Ireland’s ‘largest’ solar farm

Statkraft begins work on Ireland’s ‘largest’ solar farm

Statkraft has begun construction on Ireland’s “largest” solar farm, which will create enough energy to power over 40,000 homes, according...

July 15, 2021

Building begins for 3 new solar farms in Wexford and Kilkenny

Building begins for 3 new solar farms in Wexford and Kilkenny

Construction is to begin on three new solar farms in counties Wexford and Kilkenny this month, according to EDF Renewables...

May 4, 2021

Welsh agricultural college to invest £2.5 million in 10ac solar farm

Welsh agricultural college to invest £2.5 million in 10ac solar farm

Aberystwyth University in Wales has announced plans to invest £2.5 million in a 10ac solar farm as part of its...

April 24, 2021

28ha solar farm proposed for north Kerry

28ha solar farm proposed for north Kerry

Alken Energy Limited is seeking planning permission to develop a 28ha solar farm in north Kerry. The company, who has...

February 5, 2021

17ha solar farm planned for Carlow

17ha solar farm planned for Carlow

Plans are in the pipeline for a new solar farm on 17ha of land in Co. Carlow. Elgin Energy Services...

February 4, 2021

Second bid for Meath solar farm is rejected

Second bid for Meath solar farm is rejected

A second attempt by Panda Power to build a solar farm in a rural area south of Slane, Co. Meath...

October 23, 2020

Planning permission sought for 62ha solar farm in Tuam

Planning permission sought for 62ha solar farm in Tuam

Planning permission is being sought for a solar farm to be developed in the Tuam area. Tuam Energy Park Ltd...

October 16, 2020

Kildare to become location for Ireland’s first commercial solar farm

Kildare to become location for Ireland’s first commercial solar farm

Co. Kildare is to become the location for Ireland’s first commercial solar farm. This follows success in the recent Renewable...

October 6, 2020

New double-sided solar panels installed on Kilkenny dairy farm

New double-sided solar panels installed on Kilkenny dairy farm

The first bifacial module (double-sided solar panel) test site in the Republic of Ireland has been unveiled in Co. Kilkenny...

September 2, 2020

Planning permission sought for 148ha solar farm in Meath

Planning permission sought for 148ha solar farm in Meath

Planning permission has been sought for a 148ha solar farm in Co. Meath. The company, Solar Farmers Ltd, which is...

August 25, 2020

Planning permission refused for 127ha Carlow solar farm

Planning permission refused for 127ha Carlow solar farm

Planning permission has been refused for a 127ha solar farm to be developed in Co. Carlow. Terra Solar II Ltd,...

August 24, 2020

Claremorris community lighting the way towards increased solar use

Claremorris community lighting the way towards increased solar use

A community in Claremorris is “lighting the way” towards an increase in the use of renewable energy with approval being...

July 1, 2020

2 solar farm proposals get ‘green’ light

2 solar farm proposals get ‘green’ light

Plans for two separate solar farms have been given the go-ahead by authorities recently in counties Offaly and Tipperary, according...

January 4, 2019

152ha Wexford solar farm refused planning permission

152ha Wexford solar farm refused planning permission

The planning application submitted by Highfield Solar Ltd for a 152ha solar farm in Co. Wexford has recently been declined....

August 16, 2018

37ac solar farm powering Dale Farm’s cheddar cheese plant

37ac solar farm powering Dale Farm’s cheddar cheese plant

Dale Farm has launched the largest ‘self-consumption’ solar farm in Ireland at its cheese processing facility in Co. Tyrone. The...

August 1, 2018

Planning permission granted for Offaly solar farm

Planning permission granted for Offaly solar farm

Offaly County Council just last week granted planning permission for a solar farm near Tullamore. Elgin Energy got the go-ahead...

August 7, 2017

Energy firm gets green light for Clare solar farm

Energy firm gets green light for Clare solar farm

Terra Solar has been granted a 10-year planning permission for the development of a solar farm located in Firgrove, Co....

July 13, 2017