RESS Renewable Energy Auction

The results of the RESS renewable energy auction recently have been welcomed by Owen Power, Managing Director of Ireland’s largest Solar provider, Enerpower.

Projects of 1,275.5 mw which include solar and onshore wind projects have been declared “provisionally successful”.  This is Ireland’s first tender for renewable energy capacity.  All results in the auction are pending government approval, with a final announcement due on September 10th.

The aim of the RESS Renewable Energy Auction is to help Ireland move away from fossil fuels and reach a 70% share of renewable energy by 2030.

Enerpower provide  a turnkey solution on all solar pv projects and have vast experience with large scale solar installations.  The team at Enerpower project manage all solar installations from the early stage of design, installation and right through to commissioning.  Enerpower are very experienced in delivering  Most recently, Enerpower completed  Ireland’s largest rooftop solar installation at the Lidl, National Distribution stores.  The facility located in Kildare will produce over 1,011,929 kilowatt hours of energy which is the equivalent of electricity requirements for 240 homes.    Since 2005, Enerpower have worked with many big names in ensuring that they meet their renewable energy targets and reduce their dependence on fossil fuel including Tesco, Kepak,  Ikea, HSE, Eurospar and BWG Foods.

Speaking after the RESS auction results announcement Enerpower Managing Director Owen Power said that “it is fantastic that over 109 projects were qualified for this auction.  This shows that as a community we are working together to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.  Enerpower have seen a large increase in companies making the change to solar pv and renewable energy. The results of the RESS auction will help homes and businesses reduce their energy costs and ensure we are using green energy to power our homes and businesses.”


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