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Iberdrola starts up Spain’s first smart agrovoltaic plant in Toledo

Iberdrola has commissioned the first smart agrovoltaic plant in Spain at the González Byass and Grupo Emperador vineyards located in the town of Guadamur, Toledo. This innovative installation allows the layout of the modules to be adapted to the needs of the vineyards, in order to regulate the incidence of the sun and the temperature … Continue reading Iberdrola starts up Spain’s first smart agrovoltaic plant in Toledo

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Merengue II, second wind power plant in Extremadura

Naturgy’s second wind farm in Plasencia will have eleven 132-meter-high wind turbines.Plasencia will have two wind farms. The construction of the ‘Merengue II’ is the second that the Naturgy company will install in the capital of Jerte. The wind installation starts this Tuesday with the celebration of the symbolic act of laying the first stone. … Continue reading Merengue II, second wind power plant in Extremadura

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RWE tests innovative technologies at new wind farm in Spain

Renewable electricity produced even more sustainably: RWE is testing two innovative, promising technologies at a new onshore wind farm in Spain. These technologies are intended to reduce the impact on the environment during the construction phase of the plant on the one hand and greenhouse gas emissions during subsequent operation on the other. Specifically, the … Continue reading RWE tests innovative technologies at new wind farm in Spain

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Iberdrola increases its public charging network for electric vehicles by 65 percent to over 2,500 points in Spain

The company leads public recharging after increasing the number of points in the last year, 1000 of which are fast recharging points.   The company is accelerating the electrification of public transport with the installation of more than 280 chargers for city buses by the end of 2023. So far this year, Iberdrola’s recharging network … Continue reading Iberdrola increases its public charging network for electric vehicles by 65 percent to over 2,500 points in Spain

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Naturgy and Equinor advance in their alliance in offshore wind power and project a wind farm of 200 MW in the Canary Islands

The two energy companies have an agreement to work together in the analysis and search for opportunities for offshore wind power in Spain, whose first auction will foreseeably be in the waters of the Islands. Naturgy and Equinor are working together on the development of the Floating Offshore Wind Canarias (FOWCA) project, with which they … Continue reading Naturgy and Equinor advance in their alliance in offshore wind power and project a wind farm of 200 MW in the Canary Islands

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Iberdrola obtains environmental impact statement for new 375 MW photovoltaic plant in Spain

Iberdrola has obtained the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the construction of a new 375 MW photovoltaic project in the town of Cedillo in Cáceres. This new plant will have sufficient capacity to supply 178,000 homes with clean energy, more than the population of a city like Badajoz, and will prevent the emission of 77,000 … Continue reading Iberdrola obtains environmental impact statement for new 375 MW photovoltaic plant in Spain

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Naturgy builds 683 MW of wind and solar power in Spain

The company currently has 20 wind farms and photovoltaic projects under construction and will start work on another 9 facilities in the coming weeks, with a total investment of 528 million euros.The company continues with its strategy of developing a portfolio of renewable generation projects, which will be added to the 5.3 GW of installed … Continue reading Naturgy builds 683 MW of wind and solar power in Spain

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Capital Energy signs a wind power project in Galicia with the Lousame City Council

Both parties will promote beneficial actions for the residents of the Coruña town during the construction and operation of nine wind farms.This initiative combines the company’s contribution to the decarbonisation of the economy and the transformation of the energy model, through the start-up of renewable energy facilities, with its desire to promote the growth of … Continue reading Capital Energy signs a wind power project in Galicia with the Lousame City Council

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Wind energy already reaches 28,140 MW in Spain

Wind energy reached 28,140 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity in Spanish territory in 2021, after adding an additional 843 MW during the last year, which maintains Spain as the second European country with the largest installed wind power and the fifth in the world. According to the annual report of the Spanish Wind Energy Association … Continue reading Wind energy already reaches 28,140 MW in Spain

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Siemens Gamesa sells wind power assets in southern Europe to SSE for 613 million

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has closed the sale to SSE Renewables International (SSER) of a portfolio of wind energy projects in Spain, France, Italy and Greece for a total value of 613 million euros. The wind turbine manufacturer indicated that the sale has been completed once the corresponding authorizations have been obtained from the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa sells wind power assets in southern Europe to SSE for 613 million

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Wind Energy Yearbook 2022: Analysis of current wind power in Spain and in the world

An analysis of the current situation of wind power in Spain and in the world, and its key role in the new energy scenarioThe Wind Energy Business Association (AEE) presents a new edition of the reference publication for the Spanish wind energy sector: the Wind Energy Yearbook 2022, the voice of the sector. This publication, … Continue reading Wind Energy Yearbook 2022: Analysis of current wind power in Spain and in the world

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Aragón already has 2,804 wind turbines

A total of 1,155 wind turbines are already 20 or more years old, 20% of the total wind power. Producers must choose between dismantling, lengthening operations or repowering.In 1986, the first wind farm in Aragon and the second in all of Spain was installed in the Zaragoza town of La Muela. It had 12 wind … Continue reading Aragón already has 2,804 wind turbines

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Iberdrola to commission 1,400 new MW of solar power in Spain

The company is currently executing 12 new PV projects totalling 550 MW and plans to start construction of another 873 MW this year. New developments have enabled Iberdrola to increase its installed photovoltaic capacity by 55% in the first half of the year.   Iberdrola is consolidating its position as the leading promoter of photovoltaic solar … Continue reading Iberdrola to commission 1,400 new MW of solar power in Spain

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Iberdrola starts commissioning 100 new MW of solar power in Extremadura

Estas instalaciones producirán la misma cantidad de energía que la generada por 26 millones de metros cúbicos de gas al año. Iberdrola has started to commission two new photovoltaic plants in Extremadura. These facilities, called Majada Alta and San Antonio, are located in the Cáceres town of Cedillo and have a combined capacity of 100 … Continue reading Iberdrola starts commissioning 100 new MW of solar power in Extremadura

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RWE starts construction of a ground-mounted solar farm in the province of Badajoz

RWE is making good progress in expanding its solar business in Spain: having last year kicked-off the construction for two solar farms in the Province of Guadalajara, the company is now realising a ground-mounted photovoltaic (PV) plant with a planned capacity of 10 megawatts (MWac) in south west of Spain. Early construction works for the … Continue reading RWE starts construction of a ground-mounted solar farm in the province of Badajoz

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How Spain has taken the lead in R&D of floating wind energy

Despite the fact that Spain is the fifth country in the world in terms of installed wind power, if we talk about offshore wind power (or marina) we realize that there is still everything to do. The main reason is the technical complexity (but also the economic effort) involved in installing wind turbines of this … Continue reading How Spain has taken the lead in R&D of floating wind energy

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Iberdrola starts up ‘Francisco Pizarro’, the largest photovoltaic plant in Europe

The plant will produce enough clean energy to power more than 334,000 homes and prevent the emission of 150,000 tonnes of CO2 per year. With an installed capacity of 590 MW and an investment of 300 million euros, its construction has generated more than 1,500 jobs. This renewable installation is the Iberdrola group’s largest photovoltaic … Continue reading Iberdrola starts up ‘Francisco Pizarro’, the largest photovoltaic plant in Europe

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Capital Energy promotes wind power in Soria

Capital Energy promotes wind power in SoriaCapital Energy signs two new Territory Projects in Soria with the municipalities of Serón de Nágima and Torlengua.Both agreements are linked to the development of the Pedrecha and San Cristóbal wind farms and the line that will join the Pedrecha and Terrer substations This initiative combines the company’s contribution … Continue reading Capital Energy promotes wind power in Soria

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Urgent progress in the development of offshore wind power in Spain

Offshore wind energy is a fundamental vector for achieving climate and energy security objectives, based on our own renewable resources and providing greater stability to our electrical system. In addition, it constitutes a great opportunity for technological, economic and industrial development, due to its high potential for the creation of qualified employment in the strategic … Continue reading Urgent progress in the development of offshore wind power in Spain

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Capital Energy undertakes the evacuation line of its Soria wind power

Capital Energy signs a Territories Project with Jalón Arches linked to the evacuation line of its Hazapierna and Praderas Altas wind farms in Soria. This initiative combines the company’s contribution to the decarbonisation of the economy and the transformation of the energy model, through the start-up of renewable energy facilities, with its desire to promote … Continue reading Capital Energy undertakes the evacuation line of its Soria wind power

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