Free Solar Panels in Schools

Schools in 11 counties will be eligible to apply for funding for solar panels under the first phase of a new school solar panel scheme.

Key Dates for this program:

  • 30th November 2023 – Applications invited from over 1,600 schools
  • 1st February 2024 – Deadline for schools to register for the programme
  • 15th March 2024 – Deadline for schools to submit quotes to the Department
  • 30th May 2024 – Target date for completion of phase 1 PV installations

The funding will help schools reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions with the installation of up to 16 roof-mounted solar panels per school, which equates to six kilowatts worth of power

freesolarpanelsforschools
Primary School, Galway

The Government have announced FULL FUNDING for a Solar PV system installation for your school

What’s included?

  • A 6kW Solar PV system
  • Full connection to the grid
  • Monitoring and display screens
  • All schools must register and receive confirmation of eligibility before seeking quotations