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.
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).
A 70MW solar farm proposed by Irish utility ESB and Bord na Móna has had its planning application delayed over concerns surrounding butterfly conservation.
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.
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.