A public meeting takes place tonight to discuss plans for a controversial County Waterford solar farm.
Last week, Waterford City & County Council granted conditional planning permission for a proposed 141 hectare solar farm in Clonea Power.
The development by BNRG in the townlands of Bishopstown, Bridgetown, Ballyhest and Ballyneal is subject to 22 conditions.
The development consists of photovoltaic panels on ground mounted steel frames with associated cabling and ducting; 28 no. single storey inverter stations; perimeter fencing; permeable gravel access track; 49 no. onsite pole mounted CCTV cameras; 4 no. new site accesses; 4 no. security gates; 3 no. temporary construction compound/material storage area; 3 no. temporary construction stage wheelwash systems (with overhead settlement tank); 6 no. temporary storage containers and all associated ancillary development services and works.
Tonight's meeting, organised by Clonea/Mothel Solar Farm Action Group, takes place at 8pm in Clonea Power Parish Hall.
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