Renewable Energy Solutions For Farms 

Legislative changes to enforce energy efficiency will inevitably change the way that farmers consume and manage their energy if they want to remain competitive. This has led to a greater understanding on how renewable energy technology can help to reduce running costs, improve efficiency and make farms more sustainable.

Renewable energy is becoming more popular with Irish farmers as wind, solar, and biomass energy can be harvested, providing farmers with a long-term source of income. North Cork Electrical provides a variety of  renewable energy solutions for farms including  solar systemsfor farms and are also specifically suited for agricultural businesses.



Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Systems

Photovoltaics (PV) solar panels can power farm operations and remote water pumps, lights, and electric fences. Buildings and sheds can be renovated to capture natural daylight, instead of using electric lights.


Solar power is often less expensive than extending power linolar energy can be used in agriculture in a number of ways, saving money, increasing self-reliance, and reducing pollution.

  • Solar energy can cut a farm's electricity and heating bills.
  • Solar heat collectors can be used to dry crops and warm homes, livestock buildings, and greenhouses.
  • Solar water heaters can provide hot water for dairy operations, pen cleaning, and homes.
Benefits of a Renewable Energy System On Your Farm

You will greatly benefit from switching to renewable energy. 

  • You will have a better understanding of where your energy is being used on the farm.
  • Generating your own energy allows you to control your energy prices and make significant savings on your bills.
  • Renewable energy systems will lower your carbon footprint and reduce your carbon tax.
  • Once installed, the returns will quickly justify the original investment.
  • Government grants and financial initiatives are available for many farming businesses.


If you are unsure about how a new energy system may work on your farm, contact us today.
Our experts will advise you on what system will work best for you.



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