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Our Company

About us

Solar Evolution are renewable energy professionals committed to a sustainable future that help commercial and industrial companies produce their own electricity, efficiently, reliably ,economically, that can offset your businesses carbon footprint.  

Through our operational excellence, delivering advanced solar panel/photovoltaic pv energy technology and services helps renewable energy customers produce as much energy as they need, improving efficiency and using battery storage systems to optimise business operations.

As a result, customers can achieve great benefits in using solar energy (heating, lighting, air conditioning and state-of-the-art equipment), all powered efficiently by solar modules. Using solar solar panel/photovoltaic pv energy technology to reduce your electricity bill and overhead expenses, which converts into a better bottom line, monitor your environmental and/or social savings.

Vision Statement

Solar Evolution strive to exceed customer expectations by providing superior products and service levels. Our aim is to become the most recognised name in solar photovoltaic (PV) renewable energy solutions in Ireland. By generating electricity from solar panels that produce no harmful emissions more organisations can rely on solar power resulting in fewer toxic emissions from fossil fuels into our air. 

Our Mission

Solar Evolution aspire to be one step ahead of our competition by developing innovative and competitive solutions for the production and management of clean renewable solar energy. We deliver high quality products and services with unparalleled knowledge, guaranteeing you, and your business, energy savings. 

Cloud Forest

When it comes to corporate responsibility, we don’t sit on our laurels. We practice what we preach. As well as specialising in implementing clean energy systems for our clients, we are dedicated to creating a better world.

With this in mind, we  are immensely proud to be supporting Cloudforests.ie in their climate action mission as Coolpartner 012.

For every solar panel system we install, two trees are planted to create forests and protected habitats across Ireland. This means that every new client is helping us contribute to a greener world, both figuratively and literally.

Members of Network Ireland Kilkenny

Network Ireland is unique in the fact that it offers support, mentoring and confidence building for women, in particular those starting in business or returning to the workplace. Members can develop and pool their individual skills through interaction and collaboration with other women in a supportive environment which offers training, mentoring and an opportunity to tap into the skills and specialist expertise of other members.

Kilkenny Business Awards 2023 - Environmental Excellence

Sponsored by Kilkenny Leadership Partnership

Kilkenny Business Awards 2023 - Sustainability Initiative

Sponsored by Clunetech

Business All-Star 2023 Accreditation


All-Ireland Business Foundation

Speaking at the announcement, Deputy Chair of the Adjudication Board, Kieran F. Ring, said:
“I am delighted to recognise the efforts of Solar Evolution who have achieved Business All- Star 2023 accreditation.  This accreditation recognises Solar Evolutions conduct in the areas of trust, commitment, performance & customer centricity. Solar Evolution is hereby included in AIBF register of Irish business excellence.

Our Management Team

Brigid Walsh

BEng , CEng , MIEI , ISPF

Project Director & Co Founder

Brigid is an experienced project manager that is passionate about our environment, climate change and sustainability, and believes we have to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs and hand on the planet to the next generation. A results-orientated project manager who specialises in quality service, customer retention, productivity, and team management. 

David Whelan

Managing Director & Co Founder

David has worked in electrical services over the last 29+ years throughout Europe and the US that serviced many facets of the electrical industry working on commercial development projects, pharmaceutical projects, HSE, industrial projects. In 2019 David founded Green Solutions Ltd whose purpose is to manufacture G10 Panels for the Solar PV Industry. It is from this experience that the interest in the Climate Action Plan for Ireland and renewable energy requirements were born. 

Des Walsh

Project Manager

Des is responsible for the management of the solar installations, H&S, managing time and budgets and translating between engineers, system designers, and installers in the field and client interface. Passionate about the environment and new technologies.

John Doran

Construction Manager

Responsible for Monitoring and directing construction projects from conception to completion, overseeing all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor and ensure strict compliance with building and safety regulations. Liaising and working cooperatively with construction workers, contractors, and subcontractors.

Paul Mulhern

Project Manager

Paul has worked in electrical services over the last 30+ years his electrical expertise grew at an exponential rate through working on large commercial development projects, pharmaceutical projects, HSE and industrial projects. Paul is responsible for the design and build of G10 panels used on solar projects, the quality of work, and for keeping a project on time and on budget. Fostering change by encouraging internal and external stakeholders to adopt and practice environmentally conscious operating procedures. 

Eithne Carpenter

Accounts Manager C.P.A

Eithne is an accountant, with extensive accounts experience of over 20 years in all areas of accounts. Eithne works well as part of a team or individually, and is always willing to learn new skills and take on new challenges. She is passionate about supply chain sustainability, which not only benefits  the company’s interests and those of our stakeholders but also benefits society and the planet at large.

Rafael Amgarten 2

Rafael Amgarten

Solar Designer and Technical Support

Rafael is an experienced engineer passionate about innovation, who started his professional career in the telecommunications area. He also has a degree in economics and in recent years dedicated himself to studying and working with energy efficiency, first by retrofitting industrial and commercial lighting and later with photovoltaic solar energy – starting this journey in Brazil.