Bord Gais Partners with Neoen

Bord To Be Sole Offtaker Of Electricity From 3 Solar Farms

Bord Gais Partners with Neoen

Bord Gáis Energy partners with Neoen for three solar farms that will provide electricity to the national grid in 2022, thus growing its renewable energy portfolio. (Photo Credit: Bord Gais)

  • Bord Gais Energy partners with French renewable energy company Neoen for three solar farms
  • Bord Gáis Energy will be the sole offtaker of the electricity produced from three solar farms in Hortland Co. Kildare, Hilltown Co. Meath and Millvale Co. Wicklow
  • The construction of the three solar farms is already underway and will have a capacity of 58MWp
  • The power generated will be sufficient for about 12,700 homes annually

Ireland based energy services and supply company Bord Gais Energy has partnered with French renewable energy company Neoen for three solar farms that will provide electricity to the national grid in 2022. As per the agreement that runs till 31 December 2037, Bord Gáis Energy will be the sole offtaker of the electricity produced from three solar farms in Hortland Co. Kildare, Hilltown Co. Meath and Millvale Co. Wicklow.

The construction of the three solar farms is already underway and will have a capacity of 58MWp, the production of which will be sufficient to power about 12,700 homes annually. With this partnership, Bord Gáis will be increasing its sources of renewable supply that customers can avail.

Emphasizing this further, Managing Director of Bord Gáis Energy Dave Kirwan said: “We’re facing a hugely challenging yet exciting time for Ireland’s energy industry as we look to decarbonize the electricity system. At Bord Gáis Energy, we fully support the Government’s target of reaching 80% renewable energy by 2030. We’re committed to growing our renewable energy portfolio and on helping our customers transition affordably to a lower carbon future. This long-term partnership with Neoen will increase the amount of renewable energy supply we can offer our customers”.

Earlier this year, Bord Gáis Energy announced a partnership with Obton, powered by Shannon Energy, to manage 118MW of power from 11 solar farms, powering approximately 20,000 homes across Ireland.

 

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