Ahern lands solar job
FORMER Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has been established as a chairman of new Irish renewable energy firm, Scientia Solar.
The group, run by Ian Lawrie, a co-founder of Liberty Asset Management, operates solar energy plants in Puglia, southern Italy.
The company is pursuing land deals to build new solar farms in California in the US and Germany.
Property developers Gary Smith and Ivor Dougan are behind the enterprise.