Huawei FusionSolar Day Ireland Challenges & Solutions- Virtual Overview

Next week Huawei FusionSolar will host their first Irish Event. Huawei Ireland would be delighted to invite you all to attend and we hope you can take something useful from this event The event will begin with a “Virtual Sites Visit” to key projects North & South of Ireland in 4k footage this promises to … Read more

Rule restricting number of solar panels is relaxed

Restrictions on the number of rooftop solar panels on houses and other properties are to be lifted to boost the amount of solar energy generated in communities. New rules will also allow more schools and community buildings to install solar for their own energy needs. The main outstanding issue is potential glint or glare from … Read more

The Future is Bright as Solar Surges in the RESS-1 Provisional Auction Results….

ISEA welcomes the provisional results published yesterday for successful solar PV, community and wind projects in the new Irish Government Renewable Electricity Subsidy Scheme (RESS). This is the first of five RESS auctions to help Ireland meet and deliver its 70% renewable electricity target by 2030, with 63 solar projects totalling over 1,000MWdc (767.3 GWhrs … Read more

RESS-1 Provisional Auction Results Launched by EirGrid

RESS 1 is the first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme by the Government of Ireland and is a pivotal component of the Government’s Climate Action Plan. RESS 1 uses a competitive auction process to determine which generators receive support. For projects that are successful in the RESS 1 Auction, this support typically applies for approximately 15 … Read more

RESS-1 survey from ISEA

Please find link to RESS-1 survey from ISEA to gain applicants insight and views on the process, including indexation on bid pricing.   Feedback may help inform policy for RESS-2.

€10 million package ‘earmarked for on-farm renewable energy’

The inclusion of a €10 million allocation to support on-farm renewable energy investments in the July Stimulus Package has been welcomed by the Micro-Renewable Energy Federation (MREF). Commenting last night, Thursday, July 23, on the government’s publication of the July Stimulus Package, MREF chairman Pat Smith said that the specific allocation of €10 million towards … Read more

Solar bids set to shine after years on standby – ISEA

Solar developers in Ireland are expected to start building their first projects in mid-2021 after a long wait for the country’s first renewables auction. Around 1.2GW of PV capacity is eligible to take part in this month’s technology-neutral RESS auction, as well as a separate pot that will ring fence 10% of the expected up … Read more

Solar Ireland 2020 – rescheduled to 6th October in Croke Park

Solar Ireland 2020 – Rescheduled to 6th October – Croke Park, Dublin In light of the recent COVID-19 epidemic, the Irish Solar Energy Association had made the decision to reschedule the event to the 6th October. This is an extremely important year for the solar sector in Ireland as we should soon hear from Government … Read more