The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has introduced Commercial Solar PV Grants to support businesses in adopting solar energy. These grants cover a significant portion of the installation costs, making solar PV systems affordable for businesses. By embracing solar energy, businesses can reduce their carbon footprint, save on energy bills, and enhance their reputation as environmentally responsible entities. Solar energy also offers energy independence and security, contributing to long-term cost savings. Moreover, this move towards sustainability fosters economic growth and job creation within the renewable energy sector. By investing in solar power, businesses can actively contribute to a greener and more sustainable future for Ireland.

About the SEAI Grant

The Non-Domestic Microgen Grant (NDMG) provides financial assistance to help businesses and other sectors to install solar PV panels to generate electricity on site. This technology reduces commercial electricity costs and increases security of supply, while enhancing a positive sustainability image. Grant funding is available for systems up to a maximum 1000kWp. Read the full SEAI announcement here.


  1. Who is eligible for the Commercial Solar PV Grants? This grant is available to Businesses, The agricultural sector, Schools, Community centres, Non-profit societies. The grants are available to certain types of businesses in Ireland, subject to meeting the SEAI’s eligibility criteria.
  2. What are the long-term benefits of solar energy for businesses? Solar energy provides cost savings, environmental benefits, and an enhanced brand image.
  3. Can businesses still access grid electricity with solar PV systems? Yes, solar PV systems can work alongside the grid, ensuring a reliable energy supply.
  4. How can businesses apply for the Commercial Solar PV Grants? Businesses can apply by following the application process outlined by the SEAI.

Renewables Ireland is Ireland’s leading commercial solar panel installer, and is well positioned to provide professional advice regarding all business solar panel renewable energy solutions, and grant funding opportunities. Contact us today for more information.