Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) to acquire a portfolio of five Irish solar sites with an expected combined capacity of up to 250MW.
Irish designer and installer of solar renewables and energy storage systems Solar Electric has been acquired by smart energy solutions business Pinergy.
On day two of Solar Media's Utility Solar Summit, discussions moved onto financing models for projects in a post-subsidy market, including the benefits of moving away from the strict deadlines that came with them.
Danish solar PV business Obton has announced it is to double its investment in Irish solar partner Shannon Energy.
EDF Renewables Ireland has began construction of three new solar farms with a total capacity of 17MW.
Following a successful first phase, Moixa’s partnership with Energia is to now offer solar and storage to a wider customer base.
Norwegian utility Statkraft has completed the construction of its second large-scale battery storage project in the Republic of Ireland.
Global renewables firm RES has unveiled a new a pipeline of solar projects in the UK and Ireland totaling over 1GW.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund’s two 50MW battery assets in Northern Ireland are in the final stages of construction and testing, the company announced.
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.
Utility-scale battery storage project activity started for real during 2020, with a strong pipeline of projects built up in the last few years and ready for deployment in 2021 and beyond. Solar Media Market Research's Lauren Cook and Mollie McCorkindale take a look under the hood of Ireland's battery storage pipeline.
The Irish Department of the Environment, Climate and Communication (DCCAE) is looking to launch a support scheme for microgeneration technologies, such as solar PV.
Sonnen has launched its 4.6kW sonnenBatterie 10 product in the UK and Ireland following its initial launch in Germany last year.
State-owned electricity supply company ESB has announced its first major battery projects in Ireland, at sites in Inchicore, Co Dublin and Aghada, Co Cork.
A 100MW battery storage facility in Co. Offaly in Ireland has this week been energised, having been developed as part of a partnership between local developer Lumcloon Energy and South Korea's Hanwha Group.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has applied to triple its capacity in the Republic of Ireland, up to a total of 180MW.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Ronan Kilduff, managing director of Elgin Energy, to talk about why Ireland was chosen to develop bifacial, the importance of open data when trialing newer technologies and technologies and the potential for "further business" with Foresight.
Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust (DORE) is intending to raise £200 million through an initial public offering (IPO) to invest in a portfolio of renewables including solar PV.
EDF Renewables has continued its expansion in Ireland with the acquisition of Wexford Solar Limited.
Microsoft and SSE Airtricity are teaming up to install and manage internet-connected rooftop solar in Ireland.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund’s NAV has risen by 1.7% in its latest quarterly results.
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.
Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, analyses the current status of the UK and Ireland energy storage markets, detailing where there are similarities and differences in how the markets have developed, along with future opportunities.