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The wind sector is optimistic after the Roadmap for the Development of Offshore Wind energy in Spain

The Roadmap decisively promotes the development of offshore wind energy in Spain, defining key aspects that favor coordination between all the agents involved.• For AEE, the objective should be to provide the continuity and visibility necessary to attract investment and consolidate an industrial and R&D fabric around the activity generated.• Spain offers infrastructures of international … Continue reading The wind sector is optimistic after the Roadmap for the Development of Offshore Wind energy in Spain

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Spain aims to install 1-3 GW of floating wind turbines by 2030

Spain plans to install floating wind turbines on the deep waters off its coasts with capacity to generate between 1 and 3 gigawatts of power by 2030, its Energy and Environment Ministry said on Wednesday. As part of a global shift away from carbon-emitting fossil fuels, governments and companies are seeking new ways to harness … Continue reading Spain aims to install 1-3 GW of floating wind turbines by 2030

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Naturgy at EolCan2 with 20 MW of wind energy

Naturgy thus demonstrates its commitment to the Canary Islands through this auction that seeks to advance in decarbonisation and in reducing energy dependence. The company, as an active agent in the energy transition, takes another step forward in its long-term commitment to clean technologies. Naturgy once again reinforces its commitment to the energy transition and … Continue reading Naturgy at EolCan2 with 20 MW of wind energy

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Vestas wins an order for 105 MW of wind power in Spain from Iberdrola and Ocyener

Biocantaber, a company owned by Iberdrola and Ocyener, has placed an order for 105 MW for the El Escudo wind farm, which will be located in the Cantabria region of Spain. The contract includes the supply and installation of 23 V136-4.2 MW wind turbines and two V117-4.2 MW wind turbines. The mixed technology configuration of … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 105 MW of wind power in Spain from Iberdrola and Ocyener

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Siemens Gamesa strengthens its leadership position in Spanish wind power with another 85 MW

It comprises 17 SG 5.0-145 wind turbines for two wind farms in the province of Zaragoza These two wind farms will supply enough clean energy to power nearly 70,000 homes and avoid the emission of 224,000 tons of CO2 Siemens Gamesa consolidates its leadership in Spain: in the current fiscal year it has already signed … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa strengthens its leadership position in Spanish wind power with another 85 MW

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Wind Energy Yearbook 2021: an analysis of the current situation of wind power in Spain

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) presents the Wind Energy Yearbook 2021: a new edition of the reference publication of the Spanish wind power sector that contains an analysis of the current moment of wind energy in Spain and in the world. The Wind Energy Yearbook 2021, prepared by AEE, contains a summary of the … Continue reading Wind Energy Yearbook 2021: an analysis of the current situation of wind power in Spain

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Capital Energy inaugurates its first 39 MW wind farm in Castilla y León, Las Tadeas

The event, held at the site, was attended by, on the one hand, the president of the company, Juan Lasala, the director in Castilla y León, Víctor Fernández, and the ‘site manager’ of Las Tadeas, Sergio Villarán; on the other, the mayors of the municipalities where this renewable energy facility is located, Luis Antonio Calderón … Continue reading Capital Energy inaugurates its first 39 MW wind farm in Castilla y León, Las Tadeas

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Capital Energy buys the wind turbines from General Electric for its second Andalusian wind farm, El Barroso

This wind energy installation, located in the province of Cádiz, will have an initial power of 22.5 megawatts (MW). The five wind turbines of this second Capital Energy wind farm in Andalusia, of the GE Cypress model, will supply clean energy to some 27,000 homes and will prevent the emission into the atmosphere of more … Continue reading Capital Energy buys the wind turbines from General Electric for its second Andalusian wind farm, El Barroso

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EDP Renováveis and Vestas join forces to boost rural employment

The two companies will use the ‘Keep it Local’ program to provide training to 24 young people living in towns where the companies are present. The selected candidates will be granted a scholarship to take the wind farm maintenance engineer course offered by AEE (Spanish Wind Power Association). EDP Renováveis (Euronext: EDPR), a world leader … Continue reading EDP Renováveis and Vestas join forces to boost rural employment

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Naturgy’s wind power in the Canary Islands produces more than 143 GWh in 2020

The company has nine wind farms in the archipelago, eight in Gran Canaria and one wind farm in Fuerteventura, with a total installed capacity of 45.4 MW.The wind energy generated by these nine renewable facilities has prevented the emission of 113,645 tons of polluting and greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and has made it possible … Continue reading Naturgy’s wind power in the Canary Islands produces more than 143 GWh in 2020

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Capital Energy buys the wind turbines of its Buseco wind power plant from Siemens Gamesa

This renewable energy plant, located in the municipalities of Tineo, Villayón and Valdes, will have an installed wind power of 50 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 51 million euros.The 10 wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Asturias, of the SG 5.0 – 132 model of … Continue reading Capital Energy buys the wind turbines of its Buseco wind power plant from Siemens Gamesa

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Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

The first of the parks to be developed, the El Puntal II wind farm, will have the largest wind turbines installed in Spain. The execution of the complex will mobilize suppliers and local employment, estimating the involvement of more than 150 people.The company, a leader in the generation of wind energy in the region, plans … Continue reading Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

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Wind power in Galicia, Elecnor develops 5 wind farms in La Coruña and Lugo

The Spanish infrastructure, energy, services and telecommunications group Elecnor is building 5 wind farms in Galicia for 64.3 million euros. In the same way, Elecnor will carry out maintenance, operation and control during the first 24 months. The contract has been awarded to Elecnor by Greenalia, a company dedicated to the generation and sale of … Continue reading Wind power in Galicia, Elecnor develops 5 wind farms in La Coruña and Lugo

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Wind power in Andalusia, Capital Energy starts Loma de los Pinos wind farm

This wind energy facility, located in the province of Seville, will have an installed power of 39 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of 36 million euros.The seven wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Andalusia will be capable of supplying clean energy to some 40,000 homes and will … Continue reading Wind power in Andalusia, Capital Energy starts Loma de los Pinos wind farm

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Wind energy in Galicia, Capital Energy advances in the Maragouto wind farm

This renewable energy facility, located in the municipalities of Outes and Mazaricos, will have an installed capacity of 35 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 44 million euros.The 10 wind turbines of this second Capital Energy wind farm in Galicia will be capable of supplying clean energy to more than … Continue reading Wind energy in Galicia, Capital Energy advances in the Maragouto wind farm

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How Spain’s Auction Can Achieve the 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power it Wants

Spain’s National Energy and Climate Plan, the PNIEC (Plan Nacional de Industria, Energia y Clima) includes a desired 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power added to its existing 2.3 GW, with 2.5 GW in a first tranche from 2021 to 2025 and a second 2.5 GW from 2026 to 2027. But what are the policies … Continue reading How Spain’s Auction Can Achieve the 5 GW of Concentrated Solar Power it Wants

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Sener sells three Concentrated Solar Power plants in Seville and Cádiz to the Qualitas fund

Q-Energy, the energy investment vehicle of Qualitas Equity (former Fotowatio investor), has bought from Sener and Masdar -subsidiary of Mubadala- the Concentrated Solar Power Torresol Energy Investments S.A. (“Torresol Energy”), owner of three solar thermal plants in Spain with a total capacity of 120 MW located in Seville and Cádiz. The transaction also includes the … Continue reading Sener sells three Concentrated Solar Power plants in Seville and Cádiz to the Qualitas fund

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TSK sells its La Africana concentrated solar power plant to the Q-Energy fund

TSK has agreed to sell its solar power plants in operation in Spain to Q-Energy, Qualitas Equity’s renewable asset fund manager. The company chaired by Sabino García Vallina has thus transferred a part of its subsidiary Esersa, for which a year ago it explored the possibility of going public. Specifically, it has transferred its stakes … Continue reading TSK sells its La Africana concentrated solar power plant to the Q-Energy fund

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Concentrated Solar Power reaches 796 GWh generated in July in Spain, 10% more than last year

Solar thermal energy has reached 796 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity generation in July, which represents 10% more than in the same month last year, according to data from Red Eléctrica (REE) collected by the Spanish Association for Promotion of the Thermosolar Industry (Protermosolar). In addition, this Concentrated Solar Power generation has accounted for 3.57% … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power reaches 796 GWh generated in July in Spain, 10% more than last year

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Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 3.8% in July

Demand for electrical energy in Spain fell by 3.8% in July: wind energy produced 37.9%, concentrated solar power 3.5% and photovoltaic 7.9%  The demand for electrical energy decreased in the Balearic Islands by 26.8% and in the Canary Islands by 9.4% compared to the same month of 2019.Solar photovoltaic produced 89.9% more than in July … Continue reading Demand for electrical energy in Spain falls 3.8% in July

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