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.
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
north of the L1015 Road at Tower Hill,Confey,Leixlip,Co. Kildare."