Articles tagged with: Ireland

Shannon Energy and Obton announce maiden £52m investment

Shannon Energy and Obton announce maiden £52m investment

30 Apr 2020, 11:36

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.

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Ireland storage pipeline near 2.5GW, new report available from Solar Media

20 Apr 2020, 15:01 • By Lauren Cook
Ireland storage pipeline near 2.5GW, new report available from Solar Media

The pipeline of energy storage projects now established in the Republic of Ireland has reached 2.1GW, with an additional 330MW of projects located in Northern Ireland, according to the first release of the Solar Media’s new Republic of Ireland Storage Project Database Report.

Gore Street clinches 160MW Ireland battery storage portfolio

Gore Street clinches 160MW Ireland battery storage portfolio

5 Jun 2019, 15:33

Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, one of the country’s maiden listed energy storage investors, has entered into agreements to acquire a 160MW portfolio of battery storage projects in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.

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UK rooftop solar at a crossroads; planning for life after tariffs

6 Nov 2018, 11:30 • By David Pratt
UK rooftop solar at a crossroads; planning for life after tariffs

As the tariff and potentially export payment regimes comes to an end, never before has it been more important to look at alternative means to ensure rooftop solar continues to play a part in national decarbonisation. However, international comparisons raised at an event yesterday demonstrate how more needs to be done to move the conversation on from tariffs to planning, with the government far from off the hook.

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‘Shovel-ready’: large-scale solar in Ireland prepares to go live in 2019

16 Aug 2018, 09:35 • By Lauren Cook
‘Shovel-ready’: large-scale solar in Ireland prepares to go live in 2019

With the Republic of Ireland finally giving the green light to the country's Renewable Electricity Support Scheme, solar developers that have waited years for their opportunity are gearing up for delivery. Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, outlines the current state of the Irish market and what kinds of projects are in with a chance of support next year.