Provisional results for the second auction in Ireland’s Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) have been published, showing that 1,534.1MW of solar PV was successful - equivalent to 78% of total capacity.
Ireland’s first utility-scale solar farm developed under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) has connected to the national grid.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) to acquire a portfolio of five Irish solar sites with an expected combined capacity of up to 250MW.
Highfield Solar has secured one of the first large-scale solar construction financing deals in Ireland for the development of two sites totalling 282MWp.
Solar growth in Ireland could provide an annual saving of €21 (£18) per citizen, according to a new report from international advisory firm, AFRY.
Investor and asset manager NTR has acquired a 54MW portfolio of co-located solar and storage projects in Co. Wexford, Ireland from RES.
The Irish Department of the Environment, Climate and Communication (DCCAE) is looking to launch a support scheme for microgeneration technologies, such as solar PV.
EDF Renewables has continued its expansion in Ireland with the acquisition of Wexford Solar Limited.
Statkraft Ireland has acquired a portfolio of 275MWdc of solar from Lightsource BP.
Elgin Energy has celebrated the installation of what it says are the first bifacial modules in the Republic of Ireland.
High grid connection costs resulted in a solar strike price in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction “significantly higher than anywhere else in Europe” according to the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA).
Solar Media's Lauren Cook takes a closer look at the results of Ireland's RESS, identifying who the big winners are and what types of projects were successful.
Norwegian state-owned power giant Statkraft has scooped up the largest contract in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS), with two solar farms totaling 276MWp coming out successful alongside 57MW of onshore wind.
Solar has superseded expectations as it scoops up 796MW in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction.
Ireland’s Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) has been approved by the European Commission.
Ahead of the eagerly anticipated RESS auction in Ireland, Solar Media Market Research analyst Lauren Cook delves into the project pipeline to understand where the successful projects could be built.
Irish utility ESB has signed a multi-million euro partnership with Wexford-based solar company Harmony Solar.
On the last day of the qualification period, Shannon Energy and Obton have announced they are submitting 11 projects into the first round of the Irish government’s Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction.
Terra Solar II is to bid 150MW of solar in Ireland’s upcoming Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS).
Irish utility-scale solar developer Terra Solar Limited is winding up, with its projects finding new life with Irish utility ESB.
Ireland's Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) Qualification Application deadline has been extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, uncovers the opportunity at hand as Ireland’s long-awaited Renewable Electricity Support Scheme opens for applications.
A lack of headroom in Ireland’s Renewable Energy Support Scheme (RESS) could make it “extremely challenging” for community developers to secure a contract, according to new analysis from Cornwall Insight.
There is a "huge opportunity" for solar in Ireland, with the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) providing a route to market for the technology.
Details of Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme auction have finally been released, with solar expected to contribute as much as 10% towards its outcome.
Two large scale solar farms have been granted planning approval by Meath County Council in the Republic of Ireland, including a 35MW solar farm which is set to power the country’s only theme park and nearby crisp factory.