The plan is to spend $1 billion to build a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the nuclear disaster in Ukraine using original power lines.
This will make Ireland the first nation to completely eliminate public funding for fossil fuels, thanks to a new bill recently passed by the Irish Parliament.
Use of solar panels by the side of tracks to provide power to electric trains could make sense given match-up between peak generation and demand.
The country moves away from coal-fired power plants as the business case for renewables is bigger than the fossil fuel business case.
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China’s installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled in 2016, as reported by the National Energy Administration (NEA).
Panasonic Corp and Tesla Motors Inc have announced details on their solar manufacturing partnership in Buffalo, New York.