Solar power special: A place in the sun

Ireland could be set for an explosion of solar energy, but who will lead the way in this expanding multibillion-euro sector?

13th August, 2017
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Ireland’s solar energy industry is under starter’s orders. Developers, both domestic and international, have been patiently amassing project portfolios that, if built, could see billions of euro injected into the sector in an extremely short period of time.

With the entry of Asian manufacturers, and modular construction – think Ikea but for power plants – the cost of solar energy kit has tumbled at the same time as it has become...

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