AgroRES stakeholders and local members of the Sustainable Energy Communities (SEC) Programme visited IB Eggs near Virginia in Co. Cavan for a tour of their new 50kW Solar PV installation. IB Eggs are a free-range egg producer. The Solar PV system is grid connected but the energy is expected to be fully consumed on-site for lighting and ventilation in the egg sheds.
• 60,000 unit free range egg farm
• Provides electricity for lighting and ventilation in the egg sheds
• Reducing carbon emissions by 22,950 kg/year
• Expected payback period of 3-4 years inc. 30% grant