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A Guide to Commercial Solar PV Grants and Supports

Grants and incentives from organisations like the SEAI enable businesses in Ireland to overcome financial obstacles and adopt solar technology, leading to environmental and economic advantages. By utilising solar power, businesses can reduce energy expenses, improve operational efficiency, and promote sustainability.

SEAI Commercial Solar PV Grant 

The SEAI offers a range of financial incentives and supports to assist businesses in adopting solar PV technology. These initiatives aim to make renewable energy more accessible and affordable for commercial enterprises across Ireland. 

About the 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. Grant funding is available for systems up to a maximum 1000kWp.

Who can apply?

This grant is available to: 

  • Businesses 
  • The agricultural sector 
  • Public sector bodies 
  • Schools 
  • Community centres 
  • Non-profit societies 

How to apply

1. Find and appoint a Registered SEAI Non-Domestic Microgen (Solar PV) Company. Before you apply for your grant, you must choose your preferred company and agree a formal contract with them for the agreed work. 

2.  Grant applications must be complete on The SEAI will review and once approved you will receive confirmation from them. Do not start works until you receive your approval. Grant offers are valid for eight months from the date you receive your approval.  

Getting installed  

Once approval is received your Solar PV installer will receive notification. They will then apply to ESB Networks to connect the solar PV system to the electricity network. This will be done before installing the solar PV system. Once your connection to ESB has been approved, the installation can go ahead.  

Grant Payment  

Once install is fully completed your Solar PV installer submits evidence of works to SEAI via a secure portal. Once all are received the SEAI will make the grant payment, advising to allow between 4 to 6 weeks for payment. 

For full grant information and requirements visit 


With proper support in place, the transition to solar energy becomes achievable, paving the way for a greener future for generations to come. Now is the time for Irish Business to take advantage of this generous Grant. Talk to us today to see what amount you will receive back on your bespoke Solar PV system.  

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