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Wind energy in Spain: Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for a Norvento wind farm in Lugo

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has reached an agreement with Norvento, a Spanish renewable energy technology company, to supply 34.6 MW for a wind project located in the A Mariña district of Lugo, in Spain. The company will deliver ten units of the SG 3.4-132 wind turbine, which has a unit capacity of 3.465 MW … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Siemens Gamesa to supply the wind turbines for a Norvento wind farm in Lugo

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Siemens Gamesa to extend the useful life of a customer’s entire fleet of wind turbines in Aragon

The company will implement its life extension program on 264 wind turbines (237.5 MW) located at six wind farms in Aragon. This program guarantees the availability of the wind turbines until year 30, extending their useful life by ten years. The initial design useful life of a wind turbine is 20 years. The contract also … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to extend the useful life of a customer’s entire fleet of wind turbines in Aragon

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Wind energy increases its contribution to Spanish GDP with 0.31% in 2017

The total contribution of the wind power to GDP in the 2012-2017 period in Spain was 16,379 million euros. In 2017, the direct contribution to GDP amounted to 2,300.8 million euros, which represents an increase of 57% compared to the results of 2016. In order for wind energy to continue to be a relevant sector … Continue reading Wind energy increases its contribution to Spanish GDP with 0.31% in 2017

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Wind power in the Canary Islands has grown by 137.11% in the last three years

Wind energy installed in the Canary Islands has grown by 137.11% in the last three years, reaching 390 megawatts, amount equivalent to the annual consumption of 343,615 households, which represents 43% of the 801,779 homes in the Canary Islands. These are some of the data that the Minister of Economy, Industry, Trade and Knowledge, Pedro … Continue reading Wind power in the Canary Islands has grown by 137.11% in the last three years

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EDP Renewables presents the tenth edition of its University Challenge in Spain

Over 2,000 students have participated in this initiative over the last decade The winning project Portable battery charging system using renewable energies was presented by students from Universidad de Vigo The projects submitted by students from Universidad de León and Universidad de Oviedo came in second and third, respectively. Madrid, 18 October 2018: EDP Renewables … Continue reading EDP Renewables presents the tenth edition of its University Challenge in Spain

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Iberdrola Sells Its Concentrated Solar Power Plant In Spain

Iberdrola S.A. (IBDSF.PK) agreed Friday to sell its solar thermal power plant in Spain to Ence Energía, which involves the sale of 90% of the shares in Iberdrola Energía Solar de Puertollano, S.A., the company which owns the 50-megawatt (MW) solar thermal generation unit. The transaction amounts to 181.1 million euros, of which 72.3 million … Continue reading Iberdrola Sells Its Concentrated Solar Power Plant In Spain

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Enel Green Power España begins construction of three wind power plants in Spain

The three wind energy facilities for an overall 128 MW, located in the region of Aragon’s Teruel province, are expected to enter into operation by the end of 2019 and, once fully operational, will be able to generate 412 GWh annually. The three wind farm projects, part of the overall 540 MW awarded to Enel … Continue reading Enel Green Power España begins construction of three wind power plants in Spain

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Renewable energies generated 41.8% of electricity from January to September in Spain

Renewable energies generated 41.8% of electricity from January to September in Spain: wind energy 19.4%, concentrated solar power thermal 2.2% and photovoltaic 3.3%. Generation of the month of September 2018 The peninsular demand for electricity in September is estimated at 20,821 GWh, 3.4% higher than that registered in the same month of the previous year. … Continue reading Renewable energies generated 41.8% of electricity from January to September in Spain

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Siemens Gamesa continues to win new wind power contracts in Spain

In total the company will deliver 70 of its wind turbines in the provinces of Zaragoza (31) and Valladolid (39). All of the nacelles will be made at the factory in Ágreda, Soria, where production has increased by 20% in the past year. All of the contracts include operation and maintenance agreements. Siemens Gamesa continues … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa continues to win new wind power contracts in Spain

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The Concentrated Solar Power is the renewable one, between those that take advantage of the sun or the wind, that more electricity generates per MW installed since May in Spain

More concentrated solar power (CSP) with storage in the system would reduce the contribution of natural gas cycles and coal, which would lower the price of electricity in the wholesale market. Solar thermal energy is renewable, compared to wind energy and photovoltaic, which generates more electricity per MW installed since last May, thanks to its … Continue reading The Concentrated Solar Power is the renewable one, between those that take advantage of the sun or the wind, that more electricity generates per MW installed since May in Spain

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Senvion signs agreement in Spain for up to 300 MW of wind energy

Senvion has signed an agreement which includes the delivery of wind turbines for up to 300 MW wind power projects in Spain with Alfanar, which received the largest wind allotment of 720 MW. The installation and commissioning is planned in 2019. The agreement also covers a 20-year full maintenance service for all turbines. This is … Continue reading Senvion signs agreement in Spain for up to 300 MW of wind energy

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Concentrated solar power marks historical record of generation when reaching the 899 GWh in July in Spain

The concentrated solar power plants has generated electricity for 24 hours a day on the 31st day of July, obtaining the generation record above 100 MW over 723 hours. The concentrated solar power has set a record for monthly electricity generation, reaching 899 GWh in July, according to the REE data (Source: REE) collected by Protermosolar, … Continue reading Concentrated solar power marks historical record of generation when reaching the 899 GWh in July in Spain

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Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May

Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May: wind 17.2%, solar thermal 2.7% and photovoltaic 4.1%.Generation of the month of May 2018 The peninsular demand for electric power in May is estimated at 20,044 GWh, 1% lower than that registered in the same month of the previous year. If the effects of the calendar and temperatures … Continue reading Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May

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Siemens Gamesa inaugurates a new technology centre for renewable energy electric systems in Madrid

Siemens Gamesa today inaugurated a new Gamesa Electric technology and manufacturing centre in the Madrid town of San Fernando de Henares. As a result, the company has expanded and upgraded the facilities previously operated in Coslada, evidencing its clear-cut strategic commitment to technology development and innovation. This new plant is an important electric systems centre … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa inaugurates a new technology centre for renewable energy electric systems in Madrid

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 166 MW at four new wind farms to be developed by Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables in Spain

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has entered into new agreements with Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables for the supply of 166 MW at four wind farm developments in Spain. These projects fall under the scope of the renewable capacity allocated to the Spanish utility as part of the auction held last May. Specifically, Siemens Gamesa will … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 166 MW at four new wind farms to be developed by Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables in Spain

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The wind power made 32.9% in March in Spain

Renewables reached 56.6% of electricity generation in Spain in March, with wind energy accounting for 32.9%, 2.3% for photovoltaics and 0.9% for concentrated solar power.   The peninsular demand for electric power in March is estimated at 22,111 GWh, 4.7% higher than that registered in the same month of the previous year. If the effects … Continue reading The wind power made 32.9% in March in Spain

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Wind energy generated 23.4% in Spain until February

Renewable energies produced 38.4% of electricity between January and February: wind 23.4%, solar thermal 0.8% and photovoltaic 2%. Generation from January to February 2018 The peninsular demand for electric power in February is estimated at 21,305 GWh, 7% higher than that registered in the same month of the previous year. If the effects of the … Continue reading Wind energy generated 23.4% in Spain until February

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Iberdrola awards maintenance of 4,425 MW wind capacity in the Iberian Peninsula for €110 million

Key tender winners were Vestas and Siemens Gamesa, together with Spanish companies Ingeteam, Tamoin and IM Future, and the Portuguese company Efacec. Strict criteria based on safety, technical expertise and commercial competitiveness were used for the award. Iberdrola, through its subsidiary Iberdrola Renovables Energía S.A.U, has concluded the tendering process for the maintenance of a … Continue reading Iberdrola awards maintenance of 4,425 MW wind capacity in the Iberian Peninsula for €110 million

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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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