The company is one of the biggest electricity providers to Irish households.
The country has to meet 16% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2020.
Work on the farms, to be built in the south and east of the country, will start in 2018.
Karelian Diamond is hoping to develop its first commercial diamond mine in Finland.
The Irish Solar Energy Association says projects could be paid for with ‘community investment funds’.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky claims he was jailed on politically motivated charges for promoting democracy.
Opec members will reduce production amid a global glut of supply.
Providence Resources has struck a deal to drill an offshore well to the island’s south-west.
Hub Control is trialing its smart heating unit with major landlords in New York City.
A government minister has indicated that the solar industry may have to wait for state support.
Just €300 million will be pumped into the industry – down from €1 billion.
Michael McNicholas will leave his job as head of Ervia next May.
Costs are also expected to drop dramatically in the next 5 years as take-up increases.
Terra Solar plans to develop farms across Ireland’s south and south-west.
Dublin-based ElectroRoute is now planning to expand abroad with the support.
The head of WindEurope said conditions are not ideal in Ireland for investment in the sector.
The low value of the commodity has pushed energy prices down worldwide.
The deal between GE and Dublin-based Mainstream Renewables could be worth up to $1.5bn.
A stronger sterling and a fall in demand has sent the cost of power plunging.
Work on the project stopped in July and Mayo Renewable Power is now insolvent.