Tara Reale, Head of Development, speaks to Business Post about our plans for Ireland
Our Head of Development for Ireland and the UK met with Lorcan Allen from the Business Post to discuss all things solar, and shed some light on our plans for Ireland in the near future. Tara Reale outlined our ambitions for the next few years, including our plans to invest €180million and develop around 300MW of solar.
“We’ve been operating in Ireland for the past six years so we’ve developed a really strong knowledge of the local market, how to select good sites and where we need to be for grid connections,” Tara told the Business Post. “We have three new projects in the pipeline that will deliver a combined 300MW of solar power to the Irish market. The planned projects will be located in Offaly, Kilkenny and Carlow and each will be about 100MW in size. We’re currently at the pre-planning consultative phase with the local councils and will be engaging with local communities in each county about the projects as they progress.”
Tara also spoke about the roadblocks facing Irish solar, including the CAT and the price of development. Read the full article here.
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