New solar farm plans lodged for outskirts of Kildare town

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Niamh O'Donoghue

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Niamh O'Donoghue

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New solar farm plans lodged for outskirts of Kildare town

File photo of a solar farm

Plans have been lodged for a 10 megawatt solar farm on the outskirts of Kildare town.

Soleirtricity Ltd wants to put up an array of panels on ground mounted frames, build two transformer stations, security fencing, CCTV/lighting poles and widen an existing entrance onto the Southgreen Road at Loughandys. 

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The plans were lodged on April 10 and are currently being validated by Kildare County Council. 

Submissions can be made by May 14 and a decision is due on June 4.