Environmental Campaigners to Minister Ryan, “That Ain’t No Way to Treat a Landscape.”
On developers of on-shore wind power got a renewed boost last week, when Minister for the Environment Eamonn Ryan announced the Irish government’s latest price supports for the energy sector. Ryan’s department hopes the funding will attract developers and increase Ireland’s capacity to generate on-shore wind.
Minister Declares 2023 The Year For “Rapid Roll-Out Of Solar Power”
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.
VAT will no longer be charged for solar panel installations in Ireland
If, like so many of us, you’re struggling with high energy bills and feeling miserable about the snail’s pace of progress in addressing the climate change emergency, take heart.
Paying for Solar
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.
Are solar panels worth it in Ireland?
The answer is a resounding “yes”. The type of solar energy being installed in Ireland works by harvesting sunlight through solar panels.
SEAI Solar Grant: How to Apply 
Want to apply for an SEAI Solar grant, but not sure where to start? We’ve highlighted some helpful information on your switch to solar PV.
Fossil Fuel Countries Vs Scientific Evidence
According to leaked draft documents, fossil fuel producing countries successfully lobbied for changes that, in many cases, conflict with scientific evidence.
Solar PV Grants in Ireland 
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) are two organisations that offer grants to homeowners, farmers, schools, businesses and community centres, among others, who are interested in installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on their properties. Here is an overview of the different SEAI and TAMS solar PV grants available in Ireland
Solar Grant for Irish Farms
Irish farms are now eligible for solar grants under the TAMS 3 Solar Capital Investment Scheme.
Find out how your farm can switch to solar!
Do you need planning permission for solar panels in Ireland?
It’s now possible to install as many solar panels as possible on rooftops in Ireland, subject to certain conditions. The 12 sq metre or 50% restriction is no longer. Ireland today announced new planning permission exemptions.
The Guide to Energy-efficient Living
This guide simplifies what the Irish homeowner needs to undertake to transition to a cleaner, greener, energy-efficient home, including information on grants, finance available, the BER system and how improvements to your home can move it up the BER scale.
5 Reasons Why Solar is Hot in Ireland
It’s easy to assume Ireland is too far north, and that warm Mediterranean countries are the only benefactors of solar energy systems. Solar is really effective in Ireland. Here’s 5 reasons why now is the perfect time to install a domestic solar energy system.