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Extremadura enters the wind energy age with its first Naturgy wind farm

The wind farm is composed of 15 wind turbines and will contribute to reducing around 120,000 tons of polluting and greenhouse emissions and CO2 emissions throughout its lifetime. The president of the Junta de Extremadura, Guillermo Fernández, accompanied by the Mayor of Plasencia, Fernando Pizarro, and the General Director of Gas and Electricity of Naturgy, … Continue reading Extremadura enters the wind energy age with its first Naturgy wind farm

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Naturgy builds largest wind energy project in Castile and Leon

The wind power project involves a total of nine wind farms with an investment of approximately 300 million euros, making this region where the power company will build the largest number of projects stemming from the government’s most recent wind power auction. The wind farms will be located in 16 municipalities in the provinces of … Continue reading Naturgy builds largest wind energy project in Castile and Leon

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Wind Energy in the Energy Transition in Spain

2019 is the key year for the new re-launch of the wind power sector in Spain, mainly due to the execution of the wind farm projects of the renewable auctions that were carried out during 2016 and 2017. The sector is committed to installing 4,600 MW in the peninsula, plus the Canarian quota to 2020. … Continue reading Wind Energy in the Energy Transition in Spain

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Spain was the first European country on Sunday with greater coverage of electricity demand thanks to wind energy

The wind power production of February 3 in Spain generated 220 GWh, which caused the wind turbines to cover 33% of the electricity demand of Spain and that we were the first European country with greater coverage, followed by Austria with 26%. The wind farm production of last week reached high coverage of the electricity … Continue reading Spain was the first European country on Sunday with greater coverage of electricity demand thanks to wind energy

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Siemens Gamesa reaffirms its leading position in wind energy in Spain with new contracts to supply 200 MW

The company is to install a total of 63 wind turbines in seven wind farms located in Navarra, Valladolid, Zaragoza, Málaga and Cádiz. All the wind power agreements include operation and maintenance services. With these wind farm contracts, Siemens Gamesa has sold 1.2 GW in Spain since the end of 2017, entailing the production and … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reaffirms its leading position in wind energy in Spain with new contracts to supply 200 MW

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The wind power beats record of daily production with 43.2% of the total in Spain

Wind energy generation on January 23, 2019 in Spain marked a new record by producing 367,697 MWh. This represents an increase of 0.6% with respect to the previous maximum, registered on February 12, 2016, the day on which the wind turbines of the peninsular electrical system produced 365,384 MWh.    The new wind power generation … Continue reading The wind power beats record of daily production with 43.2% of the total in Spain

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Iberdrola launches the Cavar Complex wind energy project to boost its investment in wind power in Spain

Hires 32 SG SG 3.4-132, the largest wind turbines ever installed in Spain. Building work will start within a few months, on a wind farm project that will generate enough energy to supply 46,500 households/year and avoid emissions of 84,000 tonnes of CO2/year. Energy from the wind farms will be sold through long-term bilateral Power … Continue reading Iberdrola launches the Cavar Complex wind energy project to boost its investment in wind power in Spain

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Enel Green Power España starts construction of 90 MW of new wind energy capacity in Spain

The three wind farms, located in the Aragon region’s Teruel province, will be able to generate over 295 GWh per year once fully operational, expected by the end of 2019. The total investment in the three wind facilities amounts to approx. 88 million euros. These wind power projects bring the total number of wind farms … Continue reading Enel Green Power España starts construction of 90 MW of new wind energy capacity in Spain

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Wind energy in Spain: El Cabrito Wind Farm before and after being renovated

El Cabrito wind power plant, located at Tarifa (Cadiz), goes from ninety 330-kW wind turbines installed in 1995 to twelve 3-MW and 1.5-MW machines of Nordex technology. Replacing 90 obsolete wind turbines installed 23 years ago with 12 of modern technology, while maintaining the same capacity (30 MW), increasing energy production by 16% and reducing … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: El Cabrito Wind Farm before and after being renovated

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Senvion confirms 41 MW of wind energy in Spain

Senvion has secured firm orders for 41 megawatts (MW) of wind power with Alfanar Energy in Spain. Alfanar Energy, one of the leading developers globally, recently signed the orders involving the three wind farms Valdeabajo, La Moratilla and Soliedra, located in the province of Soria, in the Castilla y León region.   Senvion will supply … Continue reading Senvion confirms 41 MW of wind energy in Spain

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Wind energy in Spain: Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for a Norvento wind farm in Lugo

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached an agreement with Norvento, a Spanish renewable energy technology company, to supply 34.6 MW for a wind project located in the A Mariña district of Lugo, in Spain. The company will deliver ten units of the SG 3.4-132 wind turbine, which has a unit capacity of 3.465 MW … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for a Norvento wind farm in Lugo

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Siemens Gamesa to extend the useful life of a customer’s entire fleet of wind turbines in Aragon

The company will implement its life extension program on 264 wind turbines (237.5 MW) located at six wind farms in Aragon. This program guarantees the availability of the wind turbines until year 30, extending their useful life by ten years. The initial design useful life of a wind turbine is 20 years. The contract also … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to extend the useful life of a customer’s entire fleet of wind turbines in Aragon

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Wind energy increases its contribution to Spanish GDP with 0.31% in 2017

The total contribution of the wind power to GDP in the 2012-2017 period in Spain was 16,379 million euros. In 2017, the direct contribution to GDP amounted to 2,300.8 million euros, which represents an increase of 57% compared to the results of 2016. In order for wind energy to continue to be a relevant sector … Continue reading Wind energy increases its contribution to Spanish GDP with 0.31% in 2017

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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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EDP Renewables presents the tenth edition of its University Challenge in Spain

Over 2,000 students have participated in this initiative over the last decade The winning project Portable battery charging system using renewable energies was presented by students from Universidad de Vigo The projects submitted by students from Universidad de León and Universidad de Oviedo came in second and third, respectively. Madrid, 18 October 2018: EDP Renewables … Continue reading EDP Renewables presents the tenth edition of its University Challenge in Spain

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Iberdrola Sells Its Concentrated Solar Power Plant In Spain

Iberdrola S.A. (IBDSF.PK) agreed Friday to sell its solar thermal power plant in Spain to Ence Energía, which involves the sale of 90% of the shares in Iberdrola Energía Solar de Puertollano, S.A., the company which owns the 50-megawatt (MW) solar thermal generation unit. The transaction amounts to 181.1 million euros, of which 72.3 million … Continue reading Iberdrola Sells Its Concentrated Solar Power Plant In Spain

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Enel Green Power España begins construction of three wind power plants in Spain

The three wind energy facilities for an overall 128 MW, located in the region of Aragon’s Teruel province, are expected to enter into operation by the end of 2019 and, once fully operational, will be able to generate 412 GWh annually. The three wind farm projects, part of the overall 540 MW awarded to Enel … Continue reading Enel Green Power España begins construction of three wind power plants in Spain

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Renewable energies generated 41.8% of electricity from January to September in Spain

Renewable energies generated 41.8% of electricity from January to September in Spain: wind energy 19.4%, concentrated solar power thermal 2.2% and photovoltaic 3.3%. Generation of the month of September 2018 The peninsular demand for electricity in September is estimated at 20,821 GWh, 3.4% higher than that registered in the same month of the previous year. … Continue reading Renewable energies generated 41.8% of electricity from January to September in Spain

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Siemens Gamesa continues to win new wind power contracts in Spain

In total the company will deliver 70 of its wind turbines in the provinces of Zaragoza (31) and Valladolid (39). All of the nacelles will be made at the factory in Ágreda, Soria, where production has increased by 20% in the past year. All of the contracts include operation and maintenance agreements. Siemens Gamesa continues … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa continues to win new wind power contracts in Spain

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The Concentrated Solar Power is the renewable one, between those that take advantage of the sun or the wind, that more electricity generates per MW installed since May in Spain

More concentrated solar power (CSP) with storage in the system would reduce the contribution of natural gas cycles and coal, which would lower the price of electricity in the wholesale market. Solar thermal energy is renewable, compared to wind energy and photovoltaic, which generates more electricity per MW installed since last May, thanks to its … Continue reading The Concentrated Solar Power is the renewable one, between those that take advantage of the sun or the wind, that more electricity generates per MW installed since May in Spain

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