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Nordex to install 191 MW for new customers in Spain

The Nordex Group is benefiting increasingly from the renaissance of the Spanish wind power market: utility Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables (GNFR) has now ordered 58 AW132/3300 from the company in December. The contract covers the installation of six wind farms as well as multi-year services for the turbines. Construction of the first turbines will commence … Continue reading Nordex to install 191 MW for new customers in Spain

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Wind energy generated 24.3% in December 2017 in Spain

Renewable energies generated 33.7 of electricity in 2017 in Spain. Wind power accounted for 19.2%, solar thermal 2.2% and photovoltaic 3.2%. Generation from January to December 2017 In December, renewable energies generated 33.2 of electricity in 2017 in Spain. Wind accounted for 24.3%, solar thermal for 0.6% and photovoltaic for 1.7%. Generation of the month … Continue reading Wind energy generated 24.3% in December 2017 in Spain

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Acciona Energía to replace 90 older wind power systems with 12 new wind turbines

The Nordex Group has won a 30-MW order to renovate one of Acciona Energía’s oldest wind farm in Spain. In the second half of 2018, it will upgrade the 30-MW wind farm “El Cabrito” with twelve multi-megawatt turbines. In this connection, Acciona Energia has opted for eight N100/3000 turbines and four AW70/1500 turbines that fit … Continue reading Acciona Energía to replace 90 older wind power systems with 12 new wind turbines

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Vestas and Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables strengthen ties with order for five tailor-made wind farms in Spain

At WindEurope 2017 in Amsterdam, Vestas and Gas Natural Fenosa today sealed an agreement to build 86 MW of wind energy across five new wind parks in Spain. The order showcases Vestas’ 2 MW and 4 MW platforms’ versatility and flexibility, utilising the V110-2.0 MW, V117-3.45 MW and V126-3.45 MW to maximise energy output across … Continue reading Vestas and Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables strengthen ties with order for five tailor-made wind farms in Spain

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By 2030, wind power in Spain will supply more than 30% of electricity

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has developed the analysis “The necessary elements for an energy transition. Proposals for the electricity sector”. This document has recently been sent to the Spanish Committee of Experts for Energy Transition. With it, AEE aims at making specific and realistic proposals on the contribution of wind power for 2020, … Continue reading By 2030, wind power in Spain will supply more than 30% of electricity

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Wind energy supplied 15 of electricity in Spain in September

Renewable energies generated 30.3%, wind energy 15%, concentrated solar power (CSP) 3.4% and photovoltaic energy 3.9%. Wind energy production in September reached 2,764 GWh, up 7% on that of the same month last year, accounting for 15% of total production. 54.9% of electricity production this month came from technologies that do not emit CO2. Generation … Continue reading Wind energy supplied 15 of electricity in Spain in September

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Isotrol adds a new wind power plant in Spain

Isotrol adds a new wind power plant to its portfolio and participates in one of the first repowering projects in Spain. This is the Malpica wind farm, located in Costa da Morte in A Coruña. Malpica is currently experiencing a project of repowering, with the removal of the 69 wind turbines that make up the … Continue reading Isotrol adds a new wind power plant in Spain

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Wind energy industry gears up for Spanish 4.1 GW deployment challenge

WindEurope welcomes the 1.1 GW awarded to wind yesterday in the Spanish renewables auction. The figure adds to the nearly 3 GW wind won in the previous auction in May 2017. According to the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), the installation of the projects accorded to wind this year (and in 2016) will translate into … Continue reading Wind energy industry gears up for Spanish 4.1 GW deployment challenge

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The Spanish wind power sector believes in the collaboration of all players to install in the next two years the more than 4,600 MW awarded in tenders between 2016 and 2017

Wind power has been awarded 1,128 MW of the total of 5,037 MW in the Spanish tender held yesterday. This gives continuity to the industry’s activity in order to achieve compliance with European targets. The sector is confident that all players involved – developers, manufacturers, financial institutions, local and state public entities, etc. – will … Continue reading The Spanish wind power sector believes in the collaboration of all players to install in the next two years the more than 4,600 MW awarded in tenders between 2016 and 2017

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ACS wins 1,550 MW capacity at renewable energy auction in Spain

The government’s renewable capacity auction of about 3,000 MW, most of which was for solar power producers, was the second this year and is part of a drive to make sure 20 percent of all energy consumed in Spain by 2020 is from renewable sources.  Spanish construction company ACS has won 1,550 megawatts (MW) of … Continue reading ACS wins 1,550 MW capacity at renewable energy auction in Spain

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Spain to hold a new 3,000 MW renewable energy auction

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Thursday a new 3,000-megawatt (MW) renewables auction seeking wind power and solar photovoltaic capacity, following the success of last week’s auction round.   Rajoy said the new auction will be held before the summer and will contribute to improving competition in the domestic electricity market, as well as reduce energy … Continue reading Spain to hold a new 3,000 MW renewable energy auction

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Spain returns to wind energy with record low prices

Wind energy was awarded nearly all of the 3GW available in the Spanish renewable energy auction whose results were announced on 17 May. The auction resulted in contracts for €43/MWh, the maximum discount rate allowed under the Spanish tendering system. This is the lowest level ever awarded in an onshore wind tender in Europe. The … Continue reading Spain returns to wind energy with record low prices

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Forestalia Selects GE Renewable Energy to Provide 1,200 MW of Wind Power in the Largest European Auction to Date

The Forestalia Group, through the Sociedad Aragonesa Transeuropea de Energi?as Renovables, has been awarded a contract by Spain’s Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda to develop a 1,200 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Arago?n. This builds on the tender that Forestalia won in January 2016 to develop 408.5 MW of wind farms and bioenergy … Continue reading Forestalia Selects GE Renewable Energy to Provide 1,200 MW of Wind Power in the Largest European Auction to Date

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Spain awards 3 GW of wind energy at clean power auction

Spain’s government has picked suppliers for 3 gigawatts (GW) of renewable power in an auction on Wednesday. The successful bidders will obtain regulated revenues in exchange for producing clean energy. Spanish wind energy producer Forestalia has obtained 1.2 GW, while Gas Natural has won 600 megawatts (MW), Endesa’s Enel Green Power 500 MW and Gamesa … Continue reading Spain awards 3 GW of wind energy at clean power auction

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Gamesa to maintain 146 MW for Eolia Renovables at eight wind farms in Spain

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new agreement with Eolia Renovables, Spain’s leading independent renewable energy operator, for the provision of operations and maintenance services in respect of 146 MW of turbines located in Spain for five years, until 2022. This marks the renewal of the agreement to operate and … Continue reading Gamesa to maintain 146 MW for Eolia Renovables at eight wind farms in Spain

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Wind in power: 2016 European statistics

Wind accounted for 51% of all new power installations in 2016, connecting a total of 12.5 GW to the grid across the 28 EU Member States – 10.923 MW in onshore and 1,567 MW offshore. Europe installed 12.5 GW of gross additional wind capacity in 2016. This was 3% less than the new installations in … Continue reading Wind in power: 2016 European statistics

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Gamesa secures its first wind energy order in Spain since the energy sector reforms

Gamesa is exhibiting its strategic commitment to the Spanish market, having secured its first order since the latest energy sector reforms: the company will build a 20-MW wind farm for Villar Mir Energía, the Villar Mir Group’s energy division. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will supply 10 of its G114-2.0 MW turbines at … Continue reading Gamesa secures its first wind energy order in Spain since the energy sector reforms

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Gamesa to service 216 MW of wind turbines in Spain for the Vapat Group

The agreement includes the maintenance of this customer’s G90-2.0 MW wind turbines, installed in several wind farms in Castile & León. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a new 7-year agreement with the Vapat Group for the provision of operations and maintenance services covering capacity of 216 MW in Spain. This … Continue reading Gamesa to service 216 MW of wind turbines in Spain for the Vapat Group

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Wind energy in Spain: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Burgos

Vestas will supply and install 15 V100-1.8 MW wind turbines for the Ausines wind farm. This will be the first larger-scale wind farm to be built in Spain in two years. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for a 27 MW wind energy project to be located in Burgos, northern Spain. The order … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Vestas wind turbines for a wind farm in Burgos

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Wind energy in Spain: Vestas wins 268 MW service contract

A Spanish wind project developer has extended a full-scope Active Output Management (AOM) 4000 service contract with Vestas to operate and maintain six wind parks in Spain. The AOM 4000 solution provides superior support in key areas, tailor-made to strengthen the customer’s business case.   President of Vestas Mediterranean, Marco Graziano, says that “We’re extremely … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Vestas wins 268 MW service contract

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