18 Aug 2022

Council seeks further information on Kildare town solar farm plans


Council seeks further information on Kildare town solar farm plans

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Kildare County Council wants further information on plans to build a solar farm near Kildare town.

Soleirtricity Ltd want to build a 10 megawatt solar photovoltaic farm comprising panels on ground mounted frames, two transformer stations, security fencing, CCTV/lighting poles at a site at Southgreen Road, Loughandys. 

The application was lodged with Kildare County Council on April 10.

Yesterday, the council asked for the company to provide details of a construction management plan and further visual analysis. The council said it had concerns about the development's possible impact on the sensitive landscape of "The Chair".

SEE ALSO: Plans for latest Kildare solar farm lodged

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