Appeal lodged against Longford solar farm

Longford Leader Reporter


Longford Leader Reporter


Solar Farm

Recently, the Longford Leader reported that the Ballykenny Solar Farm Ltd had been given the thumbs up to commence their 19-hectare solar farm project at Ballykenny, Co Longford, adjacent to the existing ESB Richmond Electricity substation.

The team had been previously granted 25-year permission for the solar farm with an export capacity of approximately 9MW.
The development is to comprise of photovoltaic panels on ground mounted steel frames, a single storey DNO building, customer room, control building, storage container, HV kiosk, switch gear housing and 6 no. inverter transformer enclosures.

However, Longford county council have now confirmed that an appeal has been lodged against the decision from a third party.

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