Statkraft doubles Irish solar investments

The Norwegian utility has purchased five solar projects from developer Lighthouse only one month after Statkraft won 330 MW in Ireland's first renewable energy auction.

Statkraft won 276 MWp in Ireland's renewable energy auction and now doubles that volume with the purchase of an additional 275 MWp. | Photo: PR / Statkraft

No more than a month has passed since Statkraft left Ireland's first renewable energy auction triumphant with a project bounty of 57 MW in wind and 276 MWp in solar, thereby giving the Norwegian group the largest bite of its capacity target totaling 1.275 MW.

This volume was secured with a purchase of five solar projects with a combined effect of 275 MWp from developer Lightsource.

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