Earth day

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.

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Gold Oil Drum

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.

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A lightbulb illuminated by the sun in the background. In this article, we elucidate which solar pv grants are available in Ireland.

Solar PV Grants in Ireland [2023]

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

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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.

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Solar Panel Effectiveness

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.

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