Could 13 (Renewables Now) – Irish utility Bord Gais Vitality has clinched a deal to handle and off-take the output of 40 MW of photo voltaic parks proposed to be constructed by unbiased energy producer Amarenco Group in Eire.
The long-term contract will help the event of eight photovoltaic (PV) initiatives, every with a capability of as much as 5 MW, Bord Gais mentioned on Thursday.
All crops are set to be put in in County Cork, the southernmost county of Eire, and can collectively generate sufficient electrical energy to cowl the consumption of round 8,000 properties yearly.
Bord Gais famous will probably be the one vitality supplier partnering with Amarenco within the initiatives.
Presently, the Irish utility has 220 MW of wind energy technology capability in its renewable portfolio and in addition has agreements for energy off-take from 14 photo voltaic farms of greater than 176 MW in complete. When Amarenco’s photo voltaic parks go surfing, the corporate estimates will probably be capable of provide electrical energy to greater than 164,000 properties.
Bord Gais goals to attain net-zero emissions by 2045.