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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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Gonzalo Martín, new secretary general of Protermosolar

Gonzalo Martín has extensive experience in concentrated solar power asset management in Spain and South Africa. Gonzalo Martín has been appointed new general secretary of the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry (Protermosolar), with the aim of reinforcing the promotion of solar thermal energy in Spain in the face of the … Continue reading Gonzalo Martín, new secretary general of Protermosolar

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COVID-19, electrical system and contribution of wind energy

Wind power generation contributes 27.6% of demand, the market price is the lowest in the last 4 years and CO2 emissions from the electrical system reach a record low. Wind energy generation in MarchWind turbines has generated 15% more in March than in 2019.If we compare the wind generation values of March 2020 compared to … Continue reading COVID-19, electrical system and contribution of wind energy

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Abengoa Concentrated Solar Power contract signals Spanish maintenance battle

Abengoa’s first full-scope third-party Concentrating Solar Power maintenance contract in Spain comes as new investors, ageing assets and potential new build place greater focus on operational efficiency, experts told New Energy Update. In January, pulp and biomass specialist Ence Energia y Celulosa awarded Abengoa a three-year operation and maintenance (O&M) contract for its 50 MW … Continue reading Abengoa Concentrated Solar Power contract signals Spanish maintenance battle

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A delegation from the Egyptian national energy agency visits one of Indertec’s concentrated solar power plants

On Tuesday, February 25, a delegation from the NREA (The Egyptian National Renewable Energy Agency) visited the inPOWER concentrating solar power plant that CSIN (the Indertec company that markets the Thermosolar energy modules) is building in Magtel (Seville). This visit is part of a project led by CENER, National Center for Renewable Energies under the … Continue reading A delegation from the Egyptian national energy agency visits one of Indertec’s concentrated solar power plants

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Aragon leads the development of wind energy in Spain

“It is an important day for several municipalities and also for the process of decarbonization of the economy, which Aragón aspires to lead.” With these words, the Vice President and Minister of Industry, Competitiveness and Business Development of the Government of Aragon, Arturo Aliaga, presented the Fréscano de Naturgy wind farm, which is located in … Continue reading Aragon leads the development of wind energy in Spain

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Wind energy exceeds 25,700 MW installed in Spain

Spain leads the ranking of EU countries in onshore wind farm installation. Spain has increased wind power by 2,243 MW in 2019, multiplying by five the installed wind turbines capacity compared to the previous year, adding a total of 25,704 MW of wind power installed with wind turbines. Wind energy has produced 20.8% of the … Continue reading Wind energy exceeds 25,700 MW installed in Spain

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Iberdrola will build its next wind farm in Spain with the most powerful onshore wind turbines

The 63 MW Herrera Wind Energy Complex will contain the first SG 4.5-145 wind turbines, which have a 4.5 MW wind power rating, to be installed in the country. It is moving forward with its renewable strategy in Spain, where it plans to install 3,000 renewable MW by 2022, incorporating cutting-edge technology to provide more … Continue reading Iberdrola will build its next wind farm in Spain with the most powerful onshore wind turbines

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Cubico acquires a 50 MW concentrated solar power plant in Spain

The UK-based renewables investment company has acquired the 50 MW Arenales solar thermal power plant, located in Seville that entered into operation in 2008. Cubico Sustainable Investments, a renewables investment company based in the United Kingdom, today announced the acquisition of the Arenales Solar PS, S.L., owned by a 50 MW solar thermal operating plant, … Continue reading Cubico acquires a 50 MW concentrated solar power plant in Spain

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Protermosolar and CIEMAT organize the technical day at GENERA 2020 The Concentrated Solar Power in Energy Planning in Spain

Protermosolar and CIEMAT organize the technical day at GENERA 2020 The Solar Thermal Power Plants in Energy Planning in Spain. Spain, unlike the rest of European countries, has ideal conditions for the deployment of concentrated solar  power plants that will make the objectives of PNIEC easier and less expensive. Solar thermal technology can also contribute … Continue reading Protermosolar and CIEMAT organize the technical day at GENERA 2020 The Concentrated Solar Power in Energy Planning in Spain

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Wind energy analyzes auction design in Spain

The Spanish wind power sector analyzes auction design and technical, economic and regulatory opportunities with 2020 as a turning point  Under the title ‘Experience of auctions and future forecasts: processing, access to network and price coverage’, the Spanish wind energy sector has analyzed during the day ‘Wind and Market’ the operation of the market and … Continue reading Wind energy analyzes auction design in Spain

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power exceeds 5 TWh in 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal energy has again exceeded 5 TWh of electricity generation by adding 5,166 GWh in 2019, representing an increase of 16.8% over 2018 and 3.8% compared to the average of the last 5 years. One more year, the concentrated solar power generation in Spain has proven its reliability, reaching punctual contributions of about 10% … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power exceeds 5 TWh in 2019 in Spain

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Wind energy in Malaga, new Enel wind farm

The new wind power plant of the Endesa renewable energy subsidiary has a capacity of almost 35 MW and can generate 100 GWh / year. The development of this wind power responds to Endesa’s strategy to decarbonize its generation mix in 2050, with a progressive reduction in emitting technologies and a commitment to renewable growth … Continue reading Wind energy in Malaga, new Enel wind farm

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