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Wind power strengthens its leadership in the Canary Islands with a new generation record

Wind energy is one of the bastions of the energy transition in the Canary Islands and continues to demonstrate this with new records. According to data from Red Eléctrica de España, yesterday a new record high for wind power production was registered in Gran Canaria, reaching 157.45 MW. It is good news that it joins … Continue reading Wind power strengthens its leadership in the Canary Islands with a new generation record

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Greenalia drives its first offshore wind power plant in Gran Canaria

GREENALIA will promote its first floating offshore wind energy installation in Gran Canaria, for which it has already begun its processing. This is the 50 MW GOFIO wind farm located in the Southeast of the Island of Gran Canaria, in front of the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana and very close to the port … Continue reading Greenalia drives its first offshore wind power plant in Gran Canaria

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Wind power advances in Lanzarote

Last year it was completed with a new historical top of wind energy production in Lanzarote, when a combined generation of over 67.5 million kilowatt hours was achieved, according to a statistical summary published by the Cabildo Data Center, together with the records of wind turbines Los Valles, Punta Grande (Las Caletas) and Teguise I … Continue reading Wind power advances in Lanzarote

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Wind energy in Lanzarote, Elecnor wind farm

Elecnor will install 4 wind turbines with a power of 9.2 MW. The Spanish infrastructure, energy and telecommunications group Elecnor has been awarded a turnkey contract with Sociedad Insular de Aguas de Lanzarote S.A. (INALSA), owned by the Lanzarote Water Consortium, for the construction of the Arrecife Wind Farm for 11 million euros.   The … Continue reading Wind energy in Lanzarote, Elecnor wind farm

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Wind energy in the Canary Islands, Naturgy lays the first stone of the Puerto del Rosario Wind Farm, the largest in Fuerteventura

The wind power plant Puerto del Rosario has been a beneficiary of the “First call for investment aid in wind power technology production facilities located in the Canary Islands co-financed with FEDER Funds”, promoted by the European Union.The wind farm will generate around 200 jobs and will involve an investment of more than 35 million … Continue reading Wind energy in the Canary Islands, Naturgy lays the first stone of the Puerto del Rosario Wind Farm, the largest in Fuerteventura

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Canary Islands triples the generation with wind power since 2017

The new wind farms installed in the Canary Islands during the years 2017 and 2018 have caused the wind energy generation to have tripled with respect to 2017 and to have passed from a coverage of the demand in that year from 4.4% to 13% in 2019. This is indicated by the data provided by … Continue reading Canary Islands triples the generation with wind power since 2017

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The Canary Islands hosted half of the new wind energy installed in 2018 in Spain

Although the Climate Summit (COP25) has come to an end, the commitment of companies and society as a whole must continue to advance. According to the latest study of public opinion on wind energy carried out by the Wind Business Association (AEE), 80% of Spaniards claim a greater investment in energy sources such as wind, … Continue reading The Canary Islands hosted half of the new wind energy installed in 2018 in Spain

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Wind power in the Canary Islands: Inalsa wind farm with Enercon wind turbines

The president of the Consortium of Water and Inalsa, María Dolores Corujo, and the delegate in the Canary Islands of the Elecnor company, Miguel Ángel Moreno, signed the contract for the supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of wind energy project. The project includes the installation of four Enercon E-70 model wind turbines of 2,300 kW … Continue reading Wind power in the Canary Islands: Inalsa wind farm with Enercon wind turbines

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Canary Islands, historical record of wind energy

In recent weeks, there has been a phenomenon that speaks of the growth of wind power in the Canary Islands, with a production in hours of low demand that has had to be limited, although only in part, and that are called “Surpluses of generation that cannot be integrated into the system ”, according to … Continue reading Canary Islands, historical record of wind energy

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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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