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Gamesa to maintain 146 MW for Eolia Renovables at eight wind farms in Spain

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new agreement with Eolia Renovables, Spain’s leading independent renewable energy operator, for the provision of operations and maintenance services in respect of 146 MW of turbines located in Spain for five years, until 2022. This marks the renewal of the agreement to operate and … Continue reading Gamesa to maintain 146 MW for Eolia Renovables at eight wind farms in Spain

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Wind in power: 2016 European statistics

Wind accounted for 51% of all new power installations in 2016, connecting a total of 12.5 GW to the grid across the 28 EU Member States – 10.923 MW in onshore and 1,567 MW offshore. Europe installed 12.5 GW of gross additional wind capacity in 2016. This was 3% less than the new installations in … Continue reading Wind in power: 2016 European statistics

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Gamesa secures its first wind energy order in Spain since the energy sector reforms

Gamesa is exhibiting its strategic commitment to the Spanish market, having secured its first order since the latest energy sector reforms: the company will build a 20-MW wind farm for Villar Mir Energía, the Villar Mir Group’s energy division. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will supply 10 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at … Continue reading Gamesa secures its first wind energy order in Spain since the energy sector reforms

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Gamesa to service 216 MW of wind turbines in Spain for the Vapat Group

The agreement includes the maintenance of this customer’s G90-2.0 MW wind turbines, installed in several wind farms in Castile & León. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new 7-year agreement with the Vapat Group for the provision of operations and maintenance services covering capacity of 216 MW in Spain. This … Continue reading Gamesa to service 216 MW of wind turbines in Spain for the Vapat Group

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Wind energy in Spain: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Burgos

Vestas will supply and install 15 V100-1.8 MW wind turbines for the Ausines wind farm. This will be the first larger-scale wind farm to be built in Spain in two years. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for a 27 MW wind energy project to be located in Burgos, northern Spain. The order … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Burgos

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Wind energy in Spain: Vestas wins 268 MW service contract

A Spanish wind project developer has extended a full-scope Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service contract with Vestas to operate and maintain six wind parks in Spain. The AOM 4000 solution provides superior support in key areas, tailor-made to strengthen the customer’s business case.   President of Vestas Mediterranean, Marco Graziano, says that “We’re extremely … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Vestas wins 268 MW service contract

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The Spanish wind energy sector installs zero megawatts in 2015

The year 2015 has closed as the darkest in the history of wind energy in Spain, with zero megawatts installed. This has not happened since the 80´s, when a shy development of the sector started in our country, which was accelerated in the 90´s and consolidated in the next decade, reaching 22,988 MW currently. Wind … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy sector installs zero megawatts in 2015

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Spain’s 500 MW wind energy auction inadequate

Spain’s 500MW wind power auction last week was too small to satisfy demand and the country risks missing its 2020 target for renewables. The auction is Spain’s first under the new support scheme for renewable energy projects since the government implemented a series of harsh retroactive cutbacks to the country’s feed-in tariff in 2013. A … Continue reading Spain’s 500 MW wind energy auction inadequate

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The Spanish Wind Energy Association believes that the outcome of the 500 MW auction does not reflect the reality of the sector

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), which represents 90% of Spanish wind energy sector, believes that the outcome of the auction held on Friday 14th, the first in Spain ever, is not significant because it does not reflect the reality of the sector. The fact that the auction was isolated (there is no calendar for … Continue reading The Spanish Wind Energy Association believes that the outcome of the 500 MW auction does not reflect the reality of the sector

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Concentrated Solar Power Abengoa announces H1 2015 results

Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, recorded revenues of €3,390 million for the first six months of 2015, an increase of 3 % versus the same period of the previous year. EBITDA rose by 9 % to €650 million … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power Abengoa announces H1 2015 results

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Renewable energy generated 40.8% of electricity in Spain until July

The wind energy produced 20.3% of electricity until July 2015, 2.4% solar thermal and photovoltaic solar energy 3.3%. Generation from January to July 2015 In July the renewable energy generated 30,7,8% of electricity in Spain: wind power produced 12.9%, 3.8% solar thermal and photovoltaic solar energy 3.7%. Generation of July 2015 The peninsular electricity demand … Continue reading Renewable energy generated 40.8% of electricity in Spain until July

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Renewable energy generates 32%: 14.1% wind energy, 3,8% concentrated solar power and 4,1% photovoltaic

Between January and June renewable energy in Spain produced 42.7% of the electricity in Spain: wind power 21.7%, 2.1% solar thermal and photovoltaic solar energy 3.2%. The production of wind power totaled 2,889 GWh, up 11.8% from the same period last year, and has made 14.1% of total production. In June, the generation from renewable … Continue reading Renewable energy generates 32%: 14.1% wind energy, 3,8% concentrated solar power and 4,1% photovoltaic

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in 2014 grew 27% to 4.4 GW

The Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) market remains less established than most other renewable energy markets. Nonetheless, the sector continued its near-decade of strong growth with total capacity increasing 27% to 4.4 GW. Although parabolic trough plants continued to represent the bulk of existing capacity, 2014 was notable for the diversification of technologies in operation, with … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in 2014 grew 27% to 4.4 GW

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Wind energy generated 25% of electricity in Spain

Renewable energy produced 50% of electricity in Spain in May: Wind power generated 25%, Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) 3.6% and photovoltaic solar energy 4.5%. So far in 2015 the renewable energy produced 44% of electricity in Spain in May: 23.3% wind power generated outpacing nuclear energy, 1.7% Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and photovoltaic solar energy 3%. … Continue reading Wind energy generated 25% of electricity in Spain

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Spain’s renewable energy plants, wind power and solar energy, generated 41.3% of the country’s electricity in April

Spain’s renewable energy plants generated 41.3% of the country’s electricity in April, data of grid operator Red Electrica de España (REE) showed on Thursday.   Wind power output slightly increased year-on-year to 3,948 GWh this month, representing 20.4% of total power output. Spain’s hydroelectric plants accounted for 13.5%, while photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar power … Continue reading Spain’s renewable energy plants, wind power and solar energy, generated 41.3% of the country’s electricity in April

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Spain prepares auction for 700 MW of wind energy (500 MW) and biomass (200 MW)

Spain’s energy ministry is preparing an auction for 500 MW of wind energy and 200 MW of biomass power for the first time since the approval of the energy reform.   The new capacity will be necessary according to the ministry’s ongoing planning for the electricity and gas sectors. The wind power plants will be installed … Continue reading Spain prepares auction for 700 MW of wind energy (500 MW) and biomass (200 MW)

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Wind energy bring 23,7% of Spain’s power

Spain’s renewable power plants accounted for 47% of the country’s electricity in March, according to data disclosed on Friday by grid operator Red Electrica de Espana (REE). Generación de enero a marzo del 2015 Wind power output fell 2.9% year-on-year to 4,903 GWh last month, while its share in total power was 22.5%. Hydroelectric power … Continue reading Wind energy bring 23,7% of Spain’s power

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The first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) South Africa opens

KaXu Solar One is the first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in commercial operation in South Africa.   Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environmental sectors, and state-owned financier, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), together with KaXu Community Trust have launched … Continue reading The first Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) South Africa opens

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The Spanish Wind Energy Association launches the wind power barometer to show that wind energy reduces electricity price

It´s a fact that wind power reduces the price of electricity: the more the wind blows, the lower the pool or wholesale electricity market price is, which benefits consumers and companies in their electricity bills. To make this lowering effect of wind power on prices more evident to consumers, the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) … Continue reading The Spanish Wind Energy Association launches the wind power barometer to show that wind energy reduces electricity price

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