French energy giant EDF is buying eight solar-powered electricity generating plants in the Republic as it steps up its presence in the State. EDF and Norwegian player Fred Olsen Renewables plan to spend more than €1 billion building a wind farm on the Codling Bank off the Wicklow coast. The French company said on Thursday that it has bought Wexford Solar, a local business that plans to build eight solar farms around the Republic, with the capacity to generate up 100 megawatts (MW) of electricity.
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