Solar so good as Kingspan makes new panel play

22nd December, 2014

Cavan-based construction materials giant Kingspan is planning a major foray into commercial-scale roof- mounted solar systems in Ireland.

The installation of solar panels on massive industrial facilities will enable customers to cut costs and, the company says, provide a hedge against future electricity price rises.

Kingspan is working on a scheme similar to one it operates in Britain, whereby the company pays for the installation and leases the roof space from the building owner, providing...

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