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South Roscommon solar park gets green light

Feb 15, 2022 13:02 By Shannonside News
South Roscommon solar park gets green light South Roscommon solar park gets green light
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Roscommon planners approved the application with 20 conditions attached.

Roscommon planners have green lit a substantial expansion to a solar park in the south of the county.

TDC Community Solar Park Limited applied for a development encompassing 60 hectares at Taduff East and West, Creagh, Cuilglass and Athlone in County Roscommon.

The panels will be mounted on steel frames 3 metres high, with accompanying infrastructure including string inverters and up to 13 transformer stations.

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Also included in the plans are Security fencing, CCTV camera stands and internal access roads.

Permission has been granted for a period of ten years with an operational lifespan of 30 years.

They include a development contribution of €300,000 and a provision of a Glint and Glare Assessment with a focus on the impact the installation could have on road safety.

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