Minister Declares 2023 The Year For “Rapid Roll-Out Of Solar Power”

Earth day

To mark Earth Day, the Irish Times asked 55 of the nation’s most influential “changemakers and influencers” to comment on the things that gave them the greatest hope for the planet’s future. Somewhat to our surprise, it sounds like Environment Minister Eamonn Ryan really does want to balance Ireland’s previous “wind only” renewable energy policy by throwing his ministry’s weight behind solar.

Paying for Solar

Gold Oil Drum

Oil producers react with anger to “solar energy providers’ plot” to
deprive them of profits: Vote to decrease production.

If you are one of those who, as our tongue-in-cheek headline suggests, has decided it’s time to switch to solar and deprive them of some of their “power”, here are a few of the facts you need to know.