As of the 12th of December 2016, at least 144 utility scale solar photovoltaic schemes have been submitted for planning permission in the Republic of Ireland. Some high level statistics on these applications are set out below:
GIS and Research Analyst Fergus Fahey is one of the more recent additions to the FAC team, having joined the company in September of this year. Since then, he has worked on projects relating to homelessness in Dublin 8, planning for a hotel in the Coombe, a web map viewer application for planning information and mapping the distribution of student accommodation. These projects have enabled Fergus to apply many of the GIS and Spatial Statistics skills which he developed writing the thesis to modern census data.