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Extension Of Duration Of Planning Permission For Kildare Solar Farm Sought.

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The development is proposed on a site in Leixlip.

An extension of the lifetime of planning permission for a solar farm in Kildare is being sought.

Solas Éireann already has leave to install 30,100 photovoltaic panels on ground mounted frames on a 12 hectare site in Confey, Leixlip.

That permission is close to withering, and it has asked Kildare County Council to extend it.

A decision is due on December 6th.

Development Description:

Extension of duration of Planning Ref. No. 16/777 - the development of a solar PV panel array with an export capacity of 7.8MW comprising approximately 30,100 photovoltaic panels on ground mounted frames within a site area of 12.10 hectares, 6 no. single storey MV substations, 1 no. single storey DSO substation, 1 no. single storey customer substation, 1 no. single storey spares building, 1 no. communications pole, boundary security fencing, CCTV, associated electrical cabling and ducting, alteration to existing entrance to include access gates and all associated ancillary development works
Development Address:
north of the L1015 Road at Tower Hill,Confey,Leixlip,Co. Kildare."


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