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# Solar Power

Last year
€50 million fund for all schools to get solar panels to open for applications
VAT rate on supply and installation of solar panels to be abolished
Eamon Ryan says plans are afoot for 'more solar in next three years than 20 years of renewables'
Cumbersome grant system holding some back from solar PV uptake, says expert
All time
Planning permission no longer required to install solar panels on houses
Most energy suppliers are still not paying households for solar power despite August promise
Government urged to hasten payments for surplus solar power ahead of feared energy shortages
Poll: Would you get solar panels for your home?
Vandals drill through 88 solar-powered lights in Co Cork
This Young Scientist project aims to revolutionise education in refugee camps
ESB and Bord na Móna to develop solar power for 150,000 homes
This solar-powered plane is nearing the end of a historic trip
This fuelless plane may just be changing the future of air travel
Ireland's state power supplier is planning a major leap into solar energy
Check out the €4.4 BILLION Gigafactory - Tesla's self-sustainable desert complex for making electric cars
The next Kindle could give you a compelling reason to upgrade
The tallest building in the world will be an Iraqi skyscraper
Tesla wants your home to be battery powered
Could the solar eclipse cause blackouts in Ireland?
It's something: The sun is set to save Dublin €21,000 a year
A plane powered entirely by the sun is a step closer to doing a round-the-world trip next year
Ford set to unveil solar-powered hybrid car
Japanese plan to turn moon into giant power plant
Could this solar-powered plane allow us to fly without fuel?
Solar investment business to hire 25 new people in Dublin
How this plane is travelling across America without any fuel
90% of construction industry insiders believe wind should be primary energy source
Video: NASA set to launch Jupiter exploration spacecraft
Solar panels may be used for smartphones and tablets
The week in photos
Japan scraps plans to build any further nuclear plants
Meet the IVy: The world’s fastest solar-powered vehicle