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Wind energy generated 32.7% of electricity in November in Spain

Renewable energy covered 48.6% of electricity demand in November in Spain, wind power generated 32.7%, solar thermal 0.4% and photovoltaic 2.3%. The demand for national electricity in November is estimated at 21,966 GWh, 0.4% lower than that registered in the same month of the previous year. If the effects of the calendar and temperatures are … Continue reading Wind energy generated 32.7% of electricity in November in Spain

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The renewable energy organizations see the Spanish Energy and Climate Plan ambitious but feasible

The main renewable energy organizations in Spain highlight that the National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan (Pniec) is «ambitious» but «feasible», and that proposals such as reaching 74% of renewable electricity generation in 2030 «could even be exceed». The president of Protermosolar, Luis Crespo, has pointed out that all actors must work «together and efficiently» … Continue reading The renewable energy organizations see the Spanish Energy and Climate Plan ambitious but feasible

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Greenalia will install 200 MW of wind energy in Galicia

The renewable energy company, Greenalia, will begin to inject wind power electricity into the grid before December 31 with the launch of its first wind farm in Vimianzo, the Miñón wind farm.It will begin with the production of 24 MW of power, in a wind farm of six wind turbines of last generation of the … Continue reading Greenalia will install 200 MW of wind energy in Galicia

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Wind energy is the energy with the greatest potential to combat climate change

Wind energy prevents the emission of 26 million tons of CO2 / year in Spain. Thanks to the 26 million tons of CO2 that the wind power avoids per year, the electricity sector is the only sector that has managed to reduce its emissions compared to 1990. The wind turbines avoided, in 2018, the import … Continue reading Wind energy is the energy with the greatest potential to combat climate change

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Ibero-American Renewable Associations will sign renewable energy commitment at COP25

The 12 associations that have made this commitment will be: Spanish Wind Energy  Association (AEE Spain), APPA Renewable, Protermosolar and UNEF (Spain), ACERA (Chile), AEEREE (Ecuador), AMDEE and ASOLMEX (Mexico), AUDER (Uruguay), Cader (Argentina), SER Colombia and SPR (Peru).Within the framework of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change – or better known as COP25 … Continue reading Ibero-American Renewable Associations will sign renewable energy commitment at COP25

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Iberdrola will replace Lada and Velilla’s coal thermal plants with wind energy and solar power

The president of Iberdrola has proposed to the Ministry the closure of the Lada (Asturias) and Velilla (Palencia) plants and instead build 420 wind power and photovoltaic megawatts in the Velilla area and four ecological wind farms in Lada, which would add some 130 MW The president of Iberdrola, Ignacio Sánchez Galán, has announced that … Continue reading Iberdrola will replace Lada and Velilla’s coal thermal plants with wind energy and solar power

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Increase in the contribution of wind energy to Spain

In 2018, the wind energy sector accounted for 0.31% of GDP in Spain. It has generated employment for 23,972 professionals and has allowed companies to export wind turbines for more than 2,181 million euros, contributing to improve the balance of payments The increase in the GDP of the wind power has been 5.8%, compared to … Continue reading Increase in the contribution of wind energy to Spain

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Wind energy in Spain, Enel Green Power connects Pena Ventosa Reformado wind farm

Enel Green Power España (EGPE), Endesa’s renewable energy subsidiary, has connected the 8-megawatt (MW) Reformado de Pena Ventosa wind farm to the network, which has meant an investment of 9.3 million euros. It is the first that goes into production of the three that the company finalizes in Galicia.José Bogas, CEO of Endesa, said that … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain, Enel Green Power connects Pena Ventosa Reformado wind farm

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Wind energy in Aragon, Enel connects the Campoliva I wind farm

The new wind power plant of the Endesa renewable energy subsidiary has a capacity of 35.99 MW, will be able to generate 108 GWh / year and has meant an investment of 40 million euros. Its construction responds to Endesa’s strategy of decarbonising its generation mix, a process whose first milestone is to reach 8.4 … Continue reading Wind energy in Aragon, Enel connects the Campoliva I wind farm

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Wind power in Aragon: Enel Green Power wind farm

The new wind power plant, located in the Turolenses towns of Mezquita de Jarque, Fuentes Calientes, Cañada Vellida and Rillo, has a capacity of 50 MW, will be able to generate 141 GWh / year and has meant an investment of 45 million euros.Sierra Costera I is the first wind project, awarded to Enel Green … Continue reading Wind power in Aragon: Enel Green Power wind farm

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The Concentrated Solar Power triggers its production in Spain

Although installed capacity has been stagnant since 2013, Spain remains at the forefront of the world in the Concentrated Solar Power sector. In addition, the objectives for 2030 provide for the update of new GW and a resurgence of this technology, which is emerging as the best complement for photovoltaics. The concentrating solar power installed … Continue reading The Concentrated Solar Power triggers its production in Spain

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Iberdrola is progressing its renewable strategy with the purchase of 118 MW of wind power capacity from Siemens Gamesa in Spain

Iberdrola is progressing its plan to relaunch clean energies following its agreement with Siemens Gamesa for the acquisition of three wind farm developments in Spain, with total installed capacity of 117.8 megawatts (MW): the BaCa (Ballestas and Casetona) wind farm and the Puylobo project. Located in the municipalities of Castrojeriz and Vallejera in Burgos, the … Continue reading Iberdrola is progressing its renewable strategy with the purchase of 118 MW of wind power capacity from Siemens Gamesa in Spain

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Wind energy Siemens Gamesa sells three wind farms to Iberdrola

These wind power plants will have 34 wind turbines of the SG 3.4-132 model that will provide the wind energy needed to supply 45,200 homes. This is the Ballestas and Casetona (Burgos) wind farm, which has just come into operation, and the Puylobo wind farm (between Zaragoza and Navarra) that will begin construction in the … Continue reading Wind energy Siemens Gamesa sells three wind farms to Iberdrola

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How many separatists are there in Catalonia? Less than 44%

Although the mantra is recurrent by the separatists of Catalonia over a vast majority of Catalans want independence, the truth is that reality is not as the account. The results of the polls and the data of the last Center of Opinion Studies (CEO) of the Generalitat not specifically these desires. While it is true … Continue reading How many separatists are there in Catalonia? Less than 44%

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Wind power could supply 34% of the electricity demand in Spain in 2030

Wind energy could supply 34% of the demand for electricity in Spain in 2030, reached this figure ten years before the global projection, and would employ about 30,000 people each year, according to data from the wind energy report of KPMG called ‘The socioeconomic impact of wind energy in the context of the energy transition’. … Continue reading Wind power could supply 34% of the electricity demand in Spain in 2030

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The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition

The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the technical and innovation challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition. Rocío Sicre, president of AEE, said at the opening of the day that “the wind power sector is committed to addressing the technical challenges that we will face in the Energy Transition. For this, it will … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition

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Viesgo opens a new wind power plant in El Marquesado

Viesgo inaugurates its wind farm, in El Marquesado, in the area of ??Puerto Real, one of the most important wind energy projects of the company, in which it has invested 23 million euros. The president of Viesgo, Miguel Antoñanzas welcomed the attendees, including the General Secretary of Industry, Energy and Mines, Natalia González Hereza, and … Continue reading Viesgo opens a new wind power plant in El Marquesado

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Enel Green Power Spain starts a 51 MW wind power plant in Cuenca

Endesa, through its renewable energy subsidiary Enel Green Power Spain, has begun construction of a 51 MW wind farm in the municipality of Motilla del Palancar (Cuenca). The construction of this wind energy plant, which will be completed by the end of the year will involve an investment of 55 million euros. “Endesa is making … Continue reading Enel Green Power Spain starts a 51 MW wind power plant in Cuenca

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Concentrated Solar Power marks a historical record of generation with 4,269 GWh until September 2019 in Spain

This generation volume is 4.1% higher than the previous record of 2015 (4,102 GWh) and represents 2.67% of the total electricity generated in Spain in the first eight months of the year. In August, the solar thermal input reached about 9% of the generation in a timely manner, with a 2% contribution in the night … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power marks a historical record of generation with 4,269 GWh until September 2019 in Spain

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Wind farm backed by BBVA and Endesa begins

Through its renewable energy subsidiary, Enel Green Power España (EGPE), Endesa has begun construction of ‘Primoral’ wind farm, which will supply power to BBVA from the end of 2019. The plant, located in Villamayor de Gállego (Zaragoza), will be a 35 MW power plant capable of generating 108 GWh a year once it comes into … Continue reading Wind farm backed by BBVA and Endesa begins

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