Articles tagged with: Ireland

UK Solar year in review: November to December

UK Solar year in review: November to December

23 Dec 2016, 08:00

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at November and December.

Guest blog
PV in Ireland: looking back, and forward

PV in Ireland: looking back, and forward

15 Dec 2016, 14:56
• By Lauren Cook

Following a year in which much progress has been made, Lauren Cook recaps a productive 2016 for the Irish solar market and casts her eyes forward at 2017.

The time is right for solar in Ireland, claim leading figures

The time is right for solar in Ireland, claim leading figures

24 Nov 2016, 13:01

The development of solar in the Republic of Ireland will benefit from the late introduction of a support scheme compared to other markets and improve public opinion of renewables, according to leading figures in the sector speaking at last week’s Solar PV Ireland event.

First Ireland solar auctions not expected until early 2018

First Ireland solar auctions not expected until early 2018

16 Nov 2016, 14:17

Solar developers in Ireland have been told not to expect the first auction in a new government support scheme for large scale projects until early 2018 in the latest update from the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA).

Irish minister seeks to calm solar expectations

Irish minister seeks to calm solar expectations

7 Nov 2016, 10:16

The Irish minister for communications, climate change and natural resources has sought to manage expectations for the country’s nascent solar market, indicating that not all of the applications currently in the pipeline will be supported by the government.

How can the planning process in Ireland work for solar?

How can the planning process in Ireland work for solar?

24 Oct 2016, 09:11
• By Lauren Cook

As the pipeline of solar projects continues to grow in Ireland, the gap between the number of grid applications submitted and the number of planning applications becomes more evident. After attending ISEA’s recent planning workshop, Lauren Cook, research analyst at Solar Media, explains why developers should work closer with planners on future projects.

Feature
Guest blog

Ireland unlocked

29 Sep 2016, 08:42 • By Lauren Cook
Ireland unlocked

Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Market Research, discusses the nascent Irish solar market and answers some of the industry’s most frequently asked questions regarding opportunities on the Emerald Isle.

Editor's blog
Understanding the multi-GW potential for solar in the Republic of Ireland

Understanding the multi-GW potential for solar in the Republic of Ireland

27 Jul 2016, 12:53
• By Lauren Cook

Often, with potential new solar markets, there can be a lot of hype and uncertainty regarding precisely how much deployment to expect and the timelines for this new capacity to come online. Lauren Cook, analyst for Solar Intelligence, discusses the potential for solar in Ireland in the years to 2020 and beyond.