British firm to invest €180m in Irish solar farms

Lightsource BP is planning three 100MW projects here in the next few years, but says hurdles need to be removed for the sector to thrive in Ireland

Tara Reale, head of business development in Ireland and Britain for Lightsource BP: ‘The planned projects will be located in Offaly, Kilkenny and Carlow and each will be about 100MW in size.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips