Tag Archives: Canary Islands

Naturgy wins the largest wind energy project in the Canary Islands

The Puerto del Rosario Wind Farm, in which 39.3 million euros will be invested, will have an installed capacity of more than 29 MW and is included in the new 217 MW wind power auction convened by the Ministry for Ecological Transition. The wind turbines project joins the eight wind farms that the company has … Continue reading Naturgy wins the largest wind energy project in the Canary Islands

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Wind energy can create 2,000 jobs in the Canary Islands

The installation of new wind power in the Canary Islands boosts local employment and helps to combat climate change. “We do not doubt the benefits of this sustainable energy for the whole citizenry”. This is highlighted by Rafael Martell, president of Aeolican, when describing the impact of wind power on the economy and society of … Continue reading Wind energy can create 2,000 jobs in the Canary Islands

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Canary Islands approves the execution of seven new wind power farms

With these new wind farms, a total of 26 wind energy facilities will be eligible for the call for aid for the installation of wind power in the Canary Islands, whose deadline for submission ends on Tuesday. The Council of Government of the Canary Islands, on the proposal of the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Commerce … Continue reading Canary Islands approves the execution of seven new wind power farms

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Wind power in the Canary Islands: two wind farms are approved in Tenerife and Lanzarote

The new wind energy facilities will be eligible for the new aid announced this year to expand the wind power of the islands by 180 megawatts. The Governing Council of the Canary Islands, at the proposal of the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Commerce and Knowledge, has approved the decrees by which it is agreed to … Continue reading Wind power in the Canary Islands: two wind farms are approved in Tenerife and Lanzarote

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Iberdrola and IFIT back the development of renewable energy in the Canary Islands

The commissioning of their first wind farm in the islands is an example of a model to be followed: competitive and sustainable wind energy developed by local partners and world-class developers, that creates jobs and contributes to communities. Chimiche II has required an investment of over €25M, has created over 200 jobs during its construction … Continue reading Iberdrola and IFIT back the development of renewable energy in the Canary Islands

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Iberdrola opens wind power plant in the Canary Islands

Wind energy in the Canary Islands: Iberdrola Chimiche II wind farm inaugurated. President Clavijo highlights the results of the joint project of Iberdrola and Canarian investors to raise the profile of renewable energies in the Canarian energy mix, which has gone from 8% to 20% in just three years. The president of the Canary Islands, … Continue reading Iberdrola opens wind power plant in the Canary Islands

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Wind power in the Canary Islands: Approved the wind farm of San Bartolomé in Lanzarote

The Governing Council of the Canary Islands, on the proposal of the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Commerce and Knowledge, has approved the decree by which it is agreed to execute the wind energy project of the San Bartolomé Wind Farm, promoted by Insular de Aguas de Lanzarote, S.A. and that has a power of 9.2 … Continue reading Wind power in the Canary Islands: Approved the wind farm of San Bartolomé in Lanzarote

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Wind power in the Canary Islands has grown by 137.11% in the last three years

Wind energy installed in the Canary Islands has grown by 137.11% in the last three years, reaching 390 megawatts, amount equivalent to the annual consumption of 343,615 households, which represents 43% of the 801,779 homes in the Canary Islands. These are some of the data that the Minister of Economy, Industry, Trade and Knowledge, Pedro … Continue reading Wind power in the Canary Islands has grown by 137.11% in the last three years

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Iberdrola to build two new wind farms in Canary Islands

IBERDROLA is to build two new wind farms in the Canary Islands after receiving the go-ahead to commence development on two projects in Tenerife. The Las Aulagas (13.8 MW) and Chimiche II (18.4 MW) wind farms have been authorised for registration with pre-allocation status in the Specific Canary Islands Wind Power Quota Tax Scheme (450 … Continue reading Iberdrola to build two new wind farms in Canary Islands

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Canary Islands: 100% Electricity from renewables is possible and economically viable

The Canary Islands could meet their entire electricity requirements from renewable energy sources by 2050, thereby establishing a sustainable, zero-emission and economically viable long-term energy supply, as demonstrated by a recently published study produced by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) on behalf of Greenpeace. Systems analysts at the DLR … Continue reading Canary Islands: 100% Electricity from renewables is possible and economically viable

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Viaducts with wind turbines, the new renewable energy source

Wind turbines could be installed under some of the biggest bridges on the road network to produce electricity. So it is confirmed by calculations carried out by a European researchers team, that have taken a viaduct in the Canary Islands as a reference. This concept could be applied in heavily built-up territories or natural areas … Continue reading Viaducts with wind turbines, the new renewable energy source

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Gamesa inaugurates Spain's first offshore wind turbine off the Canary Islands coast

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, today inaugurated the company's maiden offshore wind turbine – and the first to be installed in Spain – in Arinaga Quay (Gran Canary Island). The inauguration ceremony was attended by the President of the Canary Islands regional government, Paulino Rivero, the Minister for Industry, Energy and Tourism, … Continue reading Gamesa inaugurates Spain's first offshore wind turbine off the Canary Islands coast

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ENERCON opens Sales office on Canary Islands

Starting January 2013, customers will be able to contact ENERCON Sales International directly at their new office on Gran Canaria. The new premises are sufficiently large to accommodate 6 employees. Eventually this location will be home base for staff from ENERCON Project Management who will be supervising the islands’ wind projects. “The office in Las … Continue reading ENERCON opens Sales office on Canary Islands

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The Wind-Hydro-Pumped Station of El Hierro

The El Hierro Sustainability Plan, approved on the 27th of November, 1997 by the Council of the island of El Hierro, poses the idea of making the island a self-sustained location. This possibility has been backed up in the “White Paper for a Community StrategyAction Plan” developed by the European Commission, which includes the following … Continue reading The Wind-Hydro-Pumped Station of El Hierro

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