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#Solar Energy

# solar-energy - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Power Down: How years of policy neglect left Ireland in the shadow of a solar revolution
# Solving Solar
# Solving Solar

Power Down: How years of policy neglect left Ireland in the shadow of a solar revolution

Aug 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 39,144 Views 33 Comments

We examine the key roadblocks that have limited small-scale solar power and if enough is now being done to hit impending EU targets.

# solar-energy - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Large-scale solar farms are coming to Ireland as plans for over 20 projects unveiled
# Hello Sunshine
# Hello Sunshine

Large-scale solar farms are coming to Ireland as plans for over 20 projects unveiled

Jan 19th 2017, 5:11 PM 1,183 Views 1 Comment

Work on the farms, to be built in the south and east of the country, will start in 2018.

# solar-energy - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland subsidise solar energy companies to develop here?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland subsidise solar energy companies to develop here?

Jun 5th 2016, 10:07 AM 17,043 Views 131 Comments

Ireland needs to meet EU renewable energy targets – with the prospect of serious financial penalties slapped on us if we don’t make them.

# solar-energy - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Apple is spending €750 million on one of the biggest solar energy farms in the world
# Solar Energy
# Solar Energy

Apple is spending €750 million on one of the biggest solar energy farms in the world

Feb 11th 2015, 2:25 PM 14,222 Views 36 Comments

The world’s most valuable company is determined to ‘make the world better than we found it’

# solar-energy - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Column: The UK is exploring its shale gas future, we should do the same
# Fracking
# Fracking

Column: The UK is exploring its shale gas future, we should do the same

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:45 AM 24 Views 108 Comments

Fracking is an emotively driven environmental issue – but the Irish government could do worse than follow the UK in opening up the market here for exploration, writes Aaron McKenna.

# solar-energy - Sunday 25 November, 2012

These islands are first to be powered by solar energy alone
# Got The Power
# Got The Power

These islands are first to be powered by solar energy alone

Nov 25th 2012, 11:00 AM 11,227 Views 31 Comments

Tokelau islands in the Pacific have population of 1,500 and were using 2,000 barrels of diesel a year to power generators.

# solar-energy - Monday 19 September, 2011

China: Factory shuts after hundreds protest over pollution
# Environment
# Environment

China: Factory shuts after hundreds protest over pollution

Sep 19th 2011, 3:36 PM 591 Views 7 Comments

Hundreds of villagers staged demonstrations against a solar panel company in eastern China, saying that its factory was polluting the local environment.

# solar-energy - Friday 19 August, 2011

13-year-old makes solar power breakthrough
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

13-year-old makes solar power breakthrough

Aug 19th 2011, 3:58 PM 1,136 Views 24 Comments

The New York teenager made the discovery after being inspired by the patterns that tree branches are laid out in.

# solar-energy - Friday 3 September, 2010

Irish company gets €4m for solar energy project
# Solar Energy
# Solar Energy

Irish company gets €4m for solar energy project

Sep 3rd 2010, 7:40 PM 76 Views 0 Comments