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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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Enel Green Power starts construction of a new Wind Farm in Zaragoza

The 39 MW Campoliva II wind farm is expected to start operations at the end of 2019 and will be able to generate over 119 GWh a year once fully operational. Enel Green Power has started construction of Campoliva II, a new 39 MW wind farm in the municipality of Villamayor de Gállego, in Zaragoza. … Continue reading Enel Green Power starts construction of a new Wind Farm in Zaragoza

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Request to connect 30,556 MW of wind power in Spain

The National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan (PNIEC) provides for the year 2030 an installed capacity in the electricity sector of 157,000 MW, of which about 50,000 MW will be wind energy, 37,000 photovoltaic and 7,303 concentrated solar power. Red Eléctrica de España (REE) is processing applications for renewable projects for more than 142,000 megawatts … Continue reading Request to connect 30,556 MW of wind power in Spain

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Wind energy in Asturias (Spain): Two companies request the installation of nine wind farms

Merybal Construcciones y Contratas and Green Capital Power aim to build wind farm facilities with a total wind power of 191 megawatts. Merybal Construcciones y Contratas and Green Capital Power have submitted applications for the installation of nine wind farms with a total power of more than 191 megawatts (MW) in eight Asturian municipalities. These … Continue reading Wind energy in Asturias (Spain): Two companies request the installation of nine wind farms

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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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