Waterford County Council Grants Planning to Amarenco for 5MW Solar Farm

Waterford County Council Grants Planning to Amarenco for 5MW Solar Farm

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  • 21st December 2015

Waterford County Council Grants planning approval for Solar Facility

 

Waterford County Council has today (Friday 18th December, 2016) been granted planning for a new 5MW solar farm in Kilcannon, Co. Waterford.  The permission has been granted to Amarenco Solar.

Amarenco Solar awaits the outcome of the Government’s intentions on renewable tariffs for 2016, following the publication this week, of the White Paper on Energy.  It will commence the build-out of the new solar facility, once economic tariffs are in place.

“The application approval by Waterford County Council is the first of a significant number of applications being prepared by Amarenco Solar for Ireland,” said John Mullins, CEO, Amarenco Solar.  “Overall we intend to apply for thirty five solar farms in Ireland.  Presently, the company is awaiting the approval of Cork County Council for six facilities it has applied for in the county.

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