June 10: Ireland’s solar eclipse – what you need to know

June 10th, Ireland will experience a partial solar eclipse, where the shadow of the Moon will cover almost a third (29%) of the Sun. This exciting cosmic event will start in the late morning and be visible until just after midday, when the Moon completes its passage in front of the Sun. The Irish Solar … Read more

ESB seeks wind and solar energy support

Irish energy company ESB is seeking companies to carry out technical due diligence and energy consultancy services for solar and on- and offshore wind projects. The work will include support, project management and engineering services, according to the tender document. Services will be for various projects that are at different stages of development, for future … Read more

Solar AdTek Announces New Funding Partnership with Vivid Edge

Solar AdTek, the leading developer and supplier of innovative solar powered and LED lighting systems for outdoor advertising companies, has today announced the launch of a new funding model in partnership with Vivid Edge. The partnership will support Solar AdTek’s outdoor advertising customers, in Ireland and internationally, to realise energy savings and carbon reductions, by … Read more

Large Scale Solar Europe Virtual Summit

We’re looking forward to getting the conversations started at Large Scale Solar Europe Virtual Summit! Just a few days to go… You can join in too by using our discount code SPEAKER15 at registration for a 15% discount – https://bit.ly/3ieI0Ps We look forward to meeting you!

AMARENCO GROUP successfully closes a €150 million new capital commitment

Cork, 10 november 2020: Six months after opening its capital to IDIA Capital Investissement, Amarenco Group, a major global solar power producer and a leading company in sustainability, announces today the closing of a €150 million new capital increase. Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management and investment group, contributed significantly to this capital increase, becoming … Read more

Paris investor takes controlling stake in Irish solar developer PCRE

Paris-based investor in private equity and infrastructure Omnes has acquired a controlling stake in the Irish solar PV developer Power Capital Renewable Energy (PCRE) for an undisclosed sum. With Omnes’s backing, PCRE will focus on developing and building a 500 megawatt (MW) solar PV portfolio in Ireland – it was awarded a feed-in tariff for four projects in the first … Read more

Endless possibilities of solar power investment

International energy experts are waxing lyrical about its endless possibilities, businesses are increasingly buying into it, and the public barely knows about it. Solar farms are poised to be a mainstay in Ireland as the country transitions from fossil fuels to more renewable sources in the coming decades, and along with wind and hydro-generated power. … Read more

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