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Naturgy’s wind power in the Canary Islands produces more than 143 GWh in 2020

The company has nine wind farms in the archipelago, eight in Gran Canaria and one wind farm in Fuerteventura, with a total installed capacity of 45.4 MW.The wind energy generated by these nine renewable facilities has prevented the emission of 113,645 tons of polluting and greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and has made it possible … Continue reading Naturgy’s wind power in the Canary Islands produces more than 143 GWh in 2020

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Capital Energy buys the wind turbines of its Buseco wind power plant from Siemens Gamesa

This renewable energy plant, located in the municipalities of Tineo, Villayón and Valdes, will have an installed wind power of 50 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 51 million euros.The 10 wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Asturias, of the SG 5.0 – 132 model of … Continue reading Capital Energy buys the wind turbines of its Buseco wind power plant from Siemens Gamesa

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Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

The first of the parks to be developed, the El Puntal II wind farm, will have the largest wind turbines installed in Spain. The execution of the complex will mobilize suppliers and local employment, estimating the involvement of more than 150 people.The company, a leader in the generation of wind energy in the region, plans … Continue reading Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

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Wind power in Galicia, Elecnor develops 5 wind farms in La Coruña and Lugo

The Spanish infrastructure, energy, services and telecommunications group Elecnor is building 5 wind farms in Galicia for 64.3 million euros. In the same way, Elecnor will carry out maintenance, operation and control during the first 24 months. The contract has been awarded to Elecnor by Greenalia, a company dedicated to the generation and sale of … Continue reading Wind power in Galicia, Elecnor develops 5 wind farms in La Coruña and Lugo

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Wind power in Andalusia, Capital Energy starts Loma de los Pinos wind farm

This wind energy facility, located in the province of Seville, will have an installed power of 39 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of 36 million euros.The seven wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Andalusia will be capable of supplying clean energy to some 40,000 homes and will … Continue reading Wind power in Andalusia, Capital Energy starts Loma de los Pinos wind farm

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Wind energy in Galicia, Capital Energy advances in the Maragouto wind farm

This renewable energy facility, located in the municipalities of Outes and Mazaricos, will have an installed capacity of 35 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 44 million euros.The 10 wind turbines of this second Capital Energy wind farm in Galicia will be capable of supplying clean energy to more than … Continue reading Wind energy in Galicia, Capital Energy advances in the Maragouto wind farm

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How Spain’s Auction Can Achieve the 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power it Wants

Spain’s National Energy and Climate Plan, the PNIEC (Plan Nacional de Industria, Energia y Clima) includes a desired 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power added to its existing 2.3 GW, with 2.5 GW in a first tranche from 2021 to 2025 and a second 2.5 GW from 2026 to 2027. But what are the policies … Continue reading How Spain’s Auction Can Achieve the 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power it Wants

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Sener sells three Concentrated Solar Power plants in Seville and Cádiz to the Qualitas fund

Q-Energy, the energy investment vehicle of Qualitas Equity (former Fotowatio investor), has bought from Sener and Masdar -subsidiary of Mubadala- the Concentrated Solar Power Torresol Energy Investments S.A. (“Torresol Energy”), owner of three solar thermal plants in Spain with a total capacity of 120 MW located in Seville and Cádiz. The transaction also includes the … Continue reading Sener sells three Concentrated Solar Power plants in Seville and Cádiz to the Qualitas fund

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TSK sells its La Africana concentrated solar power plant to the Q-Energy fund

TSK has agreed to sell its solar power plants in operation in Spain to Q-Energy, Qualitas Equity’s renewable asset fund manager. The company chaired by Sabino García Vallina has thus transferred a part of its subsidiary Esersa, for which a year ago it explored the possibility of going public. Specifically, it has transferred its stakes … Continue reading TSK sells its La Africana concentrated solar power plant to the Q-Energy fund

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Concentrated Solar Power reaches 796 GWh generated in July in Spain, 10% more than last year

Solar thermal energy has reached 796 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity generation in July, which represents 10% more than in the same month last year, according to data from Red Eléctrica (REE) collected by the Spanish Association for Promotion of the Thermosolar Industry (Protermosolar). In addition, this Concentrated Solar Power generation has accounted for 3.57% … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power reaches 796 GWh generated in July in Spain, 10% more than last year

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Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 3.8% in July

Demand for electrical energy in Spain fell by 3.8% in July: wind energy produced 37.9%, concentrated solar power 3.5% and photovoltaic 7.9%  The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 26.8% and in the Canary Islands by 9.4% compared to the same month of 2019.Solar photovoltaic produced 89.9% more than in July … Continue reading Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 3.8% in July

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Nordex obtains a major order for 312 MW of wind energy in Spain

Largest wind farm in Spain generating electricity at market price. First Spanish project for Enlight Renewable Energy.Nordex has obtained a large order from Spain end of June: the Group will supply and install N149/4.0-4.5 wind turbines in the 4.8 MW operating mode for the 312 MW “Gecama” wind farm. The customer is Enlight Renewable Energy, … Continue reading Nordex obtains a major order for 312 MW of wind energy in Spain

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Spain’s electricity demand falls 8.5% in June

Wind energy power represented 17.3%, concentrated solar power 3.9% and photovoltaic 9.2%. Spain’s electricity demand fell 8.5% in June. 43.9% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 63.5% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent.The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 33.3% and in the Canary … Continue reading Spain’s electricity demand falls 8.5% in June

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Protermosolar celebrates the publication for public consultation of the new Economic Regime for Renewable Energies in Spain

The Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry (Protermosolar) celebrates the publication for public consultation by the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge of the new Economic Regime for Renewable Energies that, according to Protermosolar, simplifies the previous specific remuneration regime.For Protermosolar, one of the most attractive aspects of … Continue reading Protermosolar celebrates the publication for public consultation of the new Economic Regime for Renewable Energies in Spain

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Nordex to build concrete tower factory for wind turbines for wind energy in Spain

A new green start for the economy creates jobs. The last example is the Nordex concrete tower factory for wind turbines in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. In Motilla del Palancar, the wind turbine maker is now beginning work in a factory to produce concrete towers for its wind turbines on a 12-hectare site. After its completion … Continue reading Nordex to build concrete tower factory for wind turbines for wind energy in Spain

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Enlight secures financing for Gecama wind farm in Spain

Enlight Renewable Energy has secured project financing for the 312MW Gecama wind farm in Spain. Spanish banks Banco de Sabadell and Bankia have financed the project. Their loan will cover 50% of the total project cost, which is estimated at €320m. The senior debt will be repaid over the first 14 years from the commercial … Continue reading Enlight secures financing for Gecama wind farm in Spain

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Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 13.1% in May

Wind energy represented 21.9% of the electricity demand in Spain in May, concentrated solar power 3.3% and photovoltaic energy 9, 3%. 52.5% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 70.8% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 equivalent. The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 31.3% and … Continue reading Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 13.1% in May

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The Spanish Wind Energy Association joins the manifesto for a sustainable economic recovery

3549/5000in More than 1,300 personalities from politics, businessmen, unions, NGOs, scientists and civil society have signed a manifesto showing their support for a recovery plan for the Spanish economy that is sustainable. The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has joined this initiative. “We support a recovery towards a more sustainable and robust economy, and demand … Continue reading The Spanish Wind Energy Association joins the manifesto for a sustainable economic recovery

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Protermosolar appreciates the processing of the Law on Climate Change and Energy Transition

The new law will allow decisive progress towards the decarbonisation of the economy, facilitating an optimal combination of all renewable technologies, such as concentrated solar power, wind energy and PV. The Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry (Protermosolar) expresses its satisfaction with the beginning of the processing of the Law on … Continue reading Protermosolar appreciates the processing of the Law on Climate Change and Energy Transition

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Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 17.3% in April

Wind energy contributed 21.3% in April, concentrated solar power 1.2% and photovoltaic 6.8%. 47.9% of the monthly generation was from renewable sources and 72.6% were produced from technologies that do not emit CO2 into the atmosphere.The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 27.6% and in the Canary Islands by 20.3% compared … Continue reading Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 17.3% in April

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