Eurospar operator invests €2m in green overhaul of Irish stores

Furey Smyth Group estimates it will take no more than seven years to achieve a return on its investment through energy savings from solar panels and ultra-efficient fridges

Chris Furey, group director at Furey Smith Group, said the business was looking to get a return on its investment within seven years, adding that it had spent €400,000 installing solar panels at all feasible locations across its chain of eight stores. Picture: Naoise Culhane