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Wind energy in Spain: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

Nordex notched up another success in Spain: the Alfanar Group has commissioned the manufacturer to supply and install 22 wind turbines for two wind farms with a total of 67.2 MW. Both orders also include full service for a period of 20 years.  The two wind farms are to be built in the province of … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Nordex wind turbines for a wind farm

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Enel Green Power Spain starts wind power plant in Malaga

Endesa, through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power España (EGPE), has begun construction of the Los Arcos wind energy plant, with 34.6 megawatts (MW) of power, in Malaga, specifically among the municipalities of Almargen, Teba and Campillos. The construction of this wind farm will involve an investment of 35.5 million euros and will be … Continue reading Enel Green Power Spain starts wind power plant in Malaga

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Wind power generated 20.3% of electricity in Spain until July

In August, renewable energy produced 29.8% of electricity in Spain: wind energy 14%, solar thermal 3.3% and photovoltaic 4.1%. Until July, concentrating solar power produced 2.4% of electricity in Spain, wind turbines 20.3% and photovoltaic 3.6%. The group of renewables generated 37.2% until July. The demand for national electricity in July is estimated at 24,283 … Continue reading Wind power generated 20.3% of electricity in Spain until July

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Wind power in Galicia: Greenalia finances five wind farms

Greenalia has obtained a loan of 84 million euros to finance the construction of five wind farms in Galicia with a total installed wind energy capacity of 74.22 megawatts (MW). The wind farms, included in the Eolo wind power project, will be operational in 2020 and four will be erected in A Coruña and one … Continue reading Wind power in Galicia: Greenalia finances five wind farms

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal power has set a record for electricity generation, surpassing 2,801 GWh in the first half of 2019, which represents a generation volume 19.3% higher than the historical average, according to the REE data collected by Protermosolar, the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry, which indicates that Concentrated Solar Power … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

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Wind energy in Valencia: Elecnor builds the first wind farm in the Community in the last 8 years

The 50 MW wind power plant will have a total investment of 53 million euros. Elecnor has signed a contract with Cepsa to cover the sale price of energy for a period of 10 years for 50% of the energy generated by the wind farm. The wind energy project will create 300 direct jobs. Elecnor, … Continue reading Wind energy in Valencia: Elecnor builds the first wind farm in the Community in the last 8 years

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The extension of life of wind farms, a new challenge for wind energy in Spain

The development of renewable energies is key for the European Union to achieve a decarbonised energy model. Wind power in Spain represents 21.9% of the installed power in the generator park as a whole and ranks fourth in terms of renewable generation. Spain is a pioneer in wind energy, so some of its wind turbines … Continue reading The extension of life of wind farms, a new challenge for wind energy in Spain

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Nordex obtains wind power order for 93 MW wind farm from Spain

At the end of May 2019 the wind turbine manufacturer received an order from Grupo Enhol, a Spanish project developer. All in all, the Nordex Group will supply and install 27 AW132/3465 wind turbines with a rated capacity totalling 93.55 megawatts for its new customer. The order also includes a Full Service Contract covering 10 … Continue reading Nordex obtains wind power order for 93 MW wind farm from Spain

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets historical record for electricity generation between January and May 2019

The Concentrated Solar Power has set a generation record in the months of February, March and May and has generated 2,026 GWh in the first five months of 2019, 8% higher than 2018. In this period, the longest stretch in which it has been generated Electricity for 24 hours a day has been 7 continuous … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets historical record for electricity generation between January and May 2019

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Wind energy in Spain: first offshore wind farm project

Equinor will invest more than 860 million euros to install in the Canary Islands first large offshore wind power farm in Spain, a decision adopted after the Norwegian company has been authorized to settle in the Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC). As reported by the regional government, this investment is the result of actions undertaken … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: first offshore wind farm project

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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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Andalusia aims to 25,650 MW of renewable energy between wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic

The analyzed potential to install renewable energy projects is distributed, by technologies, as follows: 81% corresponds to photovoltaic projects, 8.2% to wind power, 6.3% to solar thermal, 3.5% to investments in offshore wind energy and 0.6% in biomass. The Junta de Andalucía, through the Agency of Finance, Industry and Energy, has proposed to Red Eléctrica … Continue reading Andalusia aims to 25,650 MW of renewable energy between wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic

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Wind energy generated 24,8% of electricity in Spain in april

Renewable energies accounted for 41.9% of electricity demand in Spain in April 2019: wind power 24.8%, concentrated solar power or solar thermal 2% and photovoltaic 3.4%.   Generation structure of April 2019 Wind power generation was the leading technology for monthly electricity production in the Peninsula and represented 24.8% of the total. 41.9% of the … Continue reading Wind energy generated 24,8% of electricity in Spain in april

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11 new partners enter in the Spanish Wind Energy Association in the last two months

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has welcomed eleven new members who have joined our association from the end of February until this week: Bird & Bird, Preditec, Sermec II, Krilinex Power Solutions, ABEI Energy, BayWA , Principle Power, AleaSoft, FE Energy, Voltalia and Avintia Energía. And so far this year there have been 16 … Continue reading 11 new partners enter in the Spanish Wind Energy Association in the last two months

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ENGIE boots its renewables’ position in Spain with wind energy plants

NGIE is strengthening its presence on the renewable energy market in Spain with the launch of Phoenix, a new wind power project developed in cooperation with Mirova and Forestalia. Phoenix aims to develop 10 wind farms in Aragon for a total capacity of 342MW. ENGIE will participate as equity investor and as energy manager selling … Continue reading ENGIE boots its renewables’ position in Spain with wind energy plants

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The 342 MW Phoenix wind energy project will produce wind power across 10 wind farm plants in Aragon, Spain

GE Renewable Energy will install 91 onshore wind turbines from its 3MW platform. Mirova, ENGIE and Forestalia will develop the wind power project using GE Renewable Energy’s technology. GE Renewable Energy has been selected as the technology provider for the Phoenix onshore wind project in Aragón Spain. The 342 MW project will be developed by … Continue reading The 342 MW Phoenix wind energy project will produce wind power across 10 wind farm plants in Aragon, Spain

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The wind power generated 2.4% of electricity in March in Spain

Once the effects of the calendar and the temperatures have been corrected, the peninsular demand of the month has been 4.5% lower than the same month of the previous year. 43.5% of the peninsular generation was renewable energy (wind energy 24.2%, solar thermal 2.4% and photovoltaic 3.9%) and 70.9% did not emit CO2.   Generation … Continue reading The wind power generated 2.4% of electricity in March in Spain

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The Spanish wind energy sector contemplates the future with optimism

The wind farm projects of renewable energy auctions in Spain have been an opportunity for the growth of the wind turbines sector and a positive socioeconomic effect for Spain. These are some of the conclusions that emerge from the Wind Yearbook 2019, presented by the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) in the framework of WindEurope … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy sector contemplates the future with optimism

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King Felipe VI of Spain: wind energy is transforming Spain and Europe

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain made an official visit to the 2019 WindEurope annual event in Bilbao today and delivered the keynote speech at the official inauguration. The King’s speech focused on the economic benefits that come with addressing the challenge of climate change, which he described as “very alarming”. The King identified … Continue reading King Felipe VI of Spain: wind energy is transforming Spain and Europe

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El Tesorillo Wind Farm, promoted by Naturgy, now has its first wind turbines

This wind energy project in Jimena de la Frontera (Cadiz, Spain) will generate 26 megawatts (MW) and produce the electricity consumption equal to 24,000 homes every year. The first wind turbines forming part of the El Tesorillo Wind Farm – the renewable generation project being built by Naturgy in Jimena de la Frontera (Cadiz) – … Continue reading El Tesorillo Wind Farm, promoted by Naturgy, now has its first wind turbines

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