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The 342 MW Phoenix wind energy project will produce wind power across 10 wind farm plants in Aragon, Spain

GE Renewable Energy will install 91 onshore wind turbines from its 3MW platform. Mirova, ENGIE and Forestalia will develop the wind power project using GE Renewable Energy’s technology. GE Renewable Energy has been selected as the technology provider for the Phoenix onshore wind project in Aragón Spain. The 342 MW project will be developed by … Continue reading The 342 MW Phoenix wind energy project will produce wind power across 10 wind farm plants in Aragon, Spain

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The wind power generated 2.4% of electricity in March in Spain

Once the effects of the calendar and the temperatures have been corrected, the peninsular demand of the month has been 4.5% lower than the same month of the previous year. 43.5% of the peninsular generation was renewable energy (wind energy 24.2%, solar thermal 2.4% and photovoltaic 3.9%) and 70.9% did not emit CO2.   Generation … Continue reading The wind power generated 2.4% of electricity in March in Spain

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The Spanish wind energy sector contemplates the future with optimism

The wind farm projects of renewable energy auctions in Spain have been an opportunity for the growth of the wind turbines sector and a positive socioeconomic effect for Spain. These are some of the conclusions that emerge from the Wind Yearbook 2019, presented by the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) in the framework of WindEurope … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy sector contemplates the future with optimism

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King Felipe VI of Spain: wind energy is transforming Spain and Europe

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain made an official visit to the 2019 WindEurope annual event in Bilbao today and delivered the keynote speech at the official inauguration. The King’s speech focused on the economic benefits that come with addressing the challenge of climate change, which he described as “very alarming”. The King identified … Continue reading King Felipe VI of Spain: wind energy is transforming Spain and Europe

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El Tesorillo Wind Farm, promoted by Naturgy, now has its first wind turbines

This wind energy project in Jimena de la Frontera (Cadiz, Spain) will generate 26 megawatts (MW) and produce the electricity consumption equal to 24,000 homes every year. The first wind turbines forming part of the El Tesorillo Wind Farm – the renewable generation project being built by Naturgy in Jimena de la Frontera (Cadiz) – … Continue reading El Tesorillo Wind Farm, promoted by Naturgy, now has its first wind turbines

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Castilla y León leads the wind power generation ranking of the Autonomous Communities

The potential of wind energy in Spain is reaffirmed with the data broken down by Autonomous Communities for 2018. The energy transition is a reality in most of the Autonomous Communities thanks to the installation of wind turbines during the last two decades. Faced with a national goal of reaching a 74% renewable contribution to … Continue reading Castilla y León leads the wind power generation ranking of the Autonomous Communities

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Iberdrola and IFIT back the development of renewable energy in the Canary Islands

The commissioning of their first wind farm in the islands is an example of a model to be followed: competitive and sustainable wind energy developed by local partners and world-class developers, that creates jobs and contributes to communities. Chimiche II has required an investment of over €25M, has created over 200 jobs during its construction … Continue reading Iberdrola and IFIT back the development of renewable energy in the Canary Islands

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The Concentrated Solar Power in the PNIEC in Spain

The Spanish Government has already sent the draft of the Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan to the EU Commission, with a very well prepared report in which, logically, the Concentrated Solar Power plants already appear in the forecast of the generation mix by 2030. The value proposition of solar thermal has finally been understood. … Continue reading The Concentrated Solar Power in the PNIEC in Spain

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Spain increased wind power by 392 MW in 2018, adding a total of 23,484 MW installed wind energy

Wind turbines has contributed 19% of the electricity consumed in Spain in 2018. Spain in the second European country in installed wind farm power and fifth worldwide. Annual and cumulative evolution of the installed wind power in Spain (1998-2018) The new figure of wind turbines installed in 2018 shows the relaunch of the Spanish wind … Continue reading Spain increased wind power by 392 MW in 2018, adding a total of 23,484 MW installed wind energy

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Protermosolar confirms that in 2030 the contribution of renewables to electricity generation in Spain could be 84% at a cost of less than € 5c / kWh

Protermosolar incorporates the 2018 data to its report and corroborates the importance of concentrated solar power in electrical decarbonization. The balanced distribution between photovoltaic and concentrated solar power would allow to supply the demand also at night and reduce the amount of discharges, all at a lower cost than the current one. The study is … Continue reading Protermosolar confirms that in 2030 the contribution of renewables to electricity generation in Spain could be 84% at a cost of less than € 5c / kWh

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Extremadura enters the wind energy age with its first Naturgy wind farm

The wind farm is composed of 15 wind turbines and will contribute to reducing around 120,000 tons of polluting and greenhouse emissions and CO2 emissions throughout its lifetime. The president of the Junta de Extremadura, Guillermo Fernández, accompanied by the Mayor of Plasencia, Fernando Pizarro, and the General Director of Gas and Electricity of Naturgy, … Continue reading Extremadura enters the wind energy age with its first Naturgy wind farm

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Naturgy builds largest wind energy project in Castile and Leon

The wind power project involves a total of nine wind farms with an investment of approximately 300 million euros, making this region where the power company will build the largest number of projects stemming from the government’s most recent wind power auction. The wind farms will be located in 16 municipalities in the provinces of … Continue reading Naturgy builds largest wind energy project in Castile and Leon

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Wind Energy in the Energy Transition in Spain

2019 is the key year for the new re-launch of the wind power sector in Spain, mainly due to the execution of the wind farm projects of the renewable auctions that were carried out during 2016 and 2017. The sector is committed to installing 4,600 MW in the peninsula, plus the Canarian quota to 2020. … Continue reading Wind Energy in the Energy Transition in Spain

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Spain was the first European country on Sunday with greater coverage of electricity demand thanks to wind energy

The wind power production of February 3 in Spain generated 220 GWh, which caused the wind turbines to cover 33% of the electricity demand of Spain and that we were the first European country with greater coverage, followed by Austria with 26%. The wind farm production of last week reached high coverage of the electricity … Continue reading Spain was the first European country on Sunday with greater coverage of electricity demand thanks to wind energy

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Siemens Gamesa reaffirms its leading position in wind energy in Spain with new contracts to supply 200 MW

The company is to install a total of 63 wind turbines in seven wind farms located in Navarra, Valladolid, Zaragoza, Málaga and Cádiz. All the wind power agreements include operation and maintenance services. With these wind farm contracts, Siemens Gamesa has sold 1.2 GW in Spain since the end of 2017, entailing the production and … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reaffirms its leading position in wind energy in Spain with new contracts to supply 200 MW

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The wind power beats record of daily production with 43.2% of the total in Spain

Wind energy generation on January 23, 2019 in Spain marked a new record by producing 367,697 MWh. This represents an increase of 0.6% with respect to the previous maximum, registered on February 12, 2016, the day on which the wind turbines of the peninsular electrical system produced 365,384 MWh.    The new wind power generation … Continue reading The wind power beats record of daily production with 43.2% of the total in Spain

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Iberdrola launches the Cavar Complex wind energy project to boost its investment in wind power in Spain

Hires 32 SG SG 3.4-132, the largest wind turbines ever installed in Spain. Building work will start within a few months, on a wind farm project that will generate enough energy to supply 46,500 households/year and avoid emissions of 84,000 tonnes of CO2/year. Energy from the wind farms will be sold through long-term bilateral Power … Continue reading Iberdrola launches the Cavar Complex wind energy project to boost its investment in wind power in Spain

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Enel Green Power España starts construction of 90 MW of new wind energy capacity in Spain

The three wind farms, located in the Aragon region’s Teruel province, will be able to generate over 295 GWh per year once fully operational, expected by the end of 2019. The total investment in the three wind facilities amounts to approx. 88 million euros. These wind power projects bring the total number of wind farms … Continue reading Enel Green Power España starts construction of 90 MW of new wind energy capacity in Spain

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Wind energy in Spain: El Cabrito Wind Farm before and after being renovated

El Cabrito wind power plant, located at Tarifa (Cadiz), goes from ninety 330-kW wind turbines installed in 1995 to twelve 3-MW and 1.5-MW machines of Nordex technology. Replacing 90 obsolete wind turbines installed 23 years ago with 12 of modern technology, while maintaining the same capacity (30 MW), increasing energy production by 16% and reducing … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: El Cabrito Wind Farm before and after being renovated

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Senvion confirms 41 MW of wind energy in Spain

Senvion has secured firm orders for 41 megawatts (MW) of wind power with Alfanar Energy in Spain. Alfanar Energy, one of the leading developers globally, recently signed the orders involving the three wind farms Valdeabajo, La Moratilla and Soliedra, located in the province of Soria, in the Castilla y León region.   Senvion will supply … Continue reading Senvion confirms 41 MW of wind energy in Spain

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