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Lifting of roof restrictions is set to give solar power a boost

Quality solar PV systems pay back their purchase cost in the first seven to nine years of a 25-year-plus lifespan

12th July, 2020
Solar PV technology can save householders up to 70 per cent on the cost of an annual electricity bill

A proposed change in planning legislation contained in the new programme for government could herald a quiet revolution that will see Ireland generate 5 per cent of its electrical needs from its rooftops.

Solar PV (photovoltaic) and battery storage technology allows householders, businesses and farms to generate their own clean energy, saving up to 70 per cent on the cost of an annual electricity bill.

It is currently the most attractive option for many households who want...

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