Wexford Solar bought by energy giant EDF in deal to build eight solar farms

Irish Times | Oct 1, 2020 at 7:47 PM
  • French energy giant EDF is buying eight solar-powered electricity generating plants in the Republic as it steps up its presence in the State.
  • Wexford Solar has planning permission for four of the plants.
  • The company’s other solar farms are planned for Ballycarren, Co Wexford, Willville, Co Louth, Johnstown, Co Carlow and Athlone, Co Roscommon, which will be home to a 45MW facility, the biggest of the eight plants included in the deal.