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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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Vestas and EDPR install wind turbine-coupled hybrid demonstrator

A wind and solar photovoltaic hybrid demonstrator has recently been installed at an EDPR wind farm in Cádiz, Spain. The initiative is part of EDPR’s R&D strategy and Vestas’ increasing efforts to offer sustainable energy solutions that meet customers’ increasing need to balance energy supply with grid demand. EDP Renewables (EDPR), a global leader in … Continue reading Vestas and EDPR install wind turbine-coupled hybrid demonstrator

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Siemens Gamesa boosts its leadership in Spain with the supply of wind turbines at an Iberdrola wind farm in Tenerife (Spain)

Siemens Gamesa continues to win new orders in Spain, where it is the number-one OEM, having installed over 55% of the total installed fleet. The company recently secured an agreement for the supply of turbines at a wind farm developed in Tenerife by Iberdrola together with local partners. Under the terms of the agreement, Siemens … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa boosts its leadership in Spain with the supply of wind turbines at an Iberdrola wind farm in Tenerife (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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Spanish PV sector registers a 145% growth in 2017, with 135 MW of new capacity installed

A total of 135 MW of new PV capacity was added in Spain in 2017, with a rise by 145% compared to the capacity installed in 2016, 55 MW. The new capacity is for self-consumption, solar plants connected to the grid and off-the-grid installations, especially for rural electrification. This growth was registered, on one hand, … Continue reading Spanish PV sector registers a 145% growth in 2017, with 135 MW of new capacity installed

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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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Interconnectors move ahead in Ireland, France, Spain

Plans for a long-awaited interconnector between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland have been approved, paving the way for greater sharing of clean electricity between the two nations. The Irish side of the scheme has already been approved, and the latest decision from the Northern Ireland Department for Infrastructure means that, in theory, the … Continue reading Interconnectors move ahead in Ireland, France, Spain

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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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ALE reach milestone in floating windmill installation

ALE has completed a major project milestone and lifted the second section of a telescopic tower, weighing 260t, of the first self-installing telescopic offshore windmill in Arinaga, Gran Canaria. This is part of the H2020 project, where ALE is part of the Consortium building the first self-installing telescopic offshore windmill for a 5MW turbine in … Continue reading ALE reach milestone in floating windmill installation

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Cepsa has launched its Cepsa Energy Outlook 2030 research report in Spain

Cepsa Energy Outlook 2030 contains a specific chapter dedicated to Spain, a global reference in the energy sector due to its geostrategic location, its adoption of renewable energies and its oil production and storage infrastructure. The research on Spain delves into economic growth, population trends, sector regulation and energy demand, among other subjects. The launch, … Continue reading Cepsa has launched its Cepsa Energy Outlook 2030 research report in Spain

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CTE WIND opens an office in Spain

CTE WIND, through its subsidiary CTE Ibérica in Bilbao, is now present in Spain. We are pleased to announce the expansion of our company with the opening of a subsidiary in Bilbao, Spain. The new Spanish office is set to target the Spanish and Latin American market. Two engineers with vast experience in the wind … Continue reading CTE WIND opens an office in Spain

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Acciona Energía to replace 90 older wind power systems with 12 new wind turbines

The Nordex Group has won a 30-MW order to renovate one of Acciona Energía’s oldest wind farm in Spain. In the second half of 2018, it will upgrade the 30-MW wind farm “El Cabrito” with twelve multi-megawatt turbines. In this connection, Acciona Energia has opted for eight N100/3000 turbines and four AW70/1500 turbines that fit … Continue reading Acciona Energía to replace 90 older wind power systems with 12 new wind turbines

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Vestas and Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables strengthen ties with order for five tailor-made wind farms in Spain

At WindEurope 2017 in Amsterdam, Vestas and Gas Natural Fenosa today sealed an agreement to build 86 MW of wind energy across five new wind parks in Spain. The order showcases Vestas’ 2 MW and 4 MW platforms’ versatility and flexibility, utilising the V110-2.0 MW, V117-3.45 MW and V126-3.45 MW to maximise energy output across … Continue reading Vestas and Gas Natural Fenosa Renovables strengthen ties with order for five tailor-made wind farms in Spain

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By 2030, wind power in Spain will supply more than 30% of electricity

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has developed the analysis “The necessary elements for an energy transition. Proposals for the electricity sector”. This document has recently been sent to the Spanish Committee of Experts for Energy Transition. With it, AEE aims at making specific and realistic proposals on the contribution of wind power for 2020, … Continue reading By 2030, wind power in Spain will supply more than 30% of electricity

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LM Wind Power has completed the first 73.5-metre blade for GE Haliade

LM Wind Power has completed the first 73.5-metre blade for GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines destined for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The LM 73.5 P blade was manufactured at the company’s Castellón facility in Spain and has been transported 45km to Castellón port. It is the largest such unit … Continue reading LM Wind Power has completed the first 73.5-metre blade for GE Haliade

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Wind energy supplied 15 of electricity in Spain in September

Renewable energies generated 30.3%, wind energy 15%, concentrated solar power (CSP) 3.4% and photovoltaic energy 3.9%. Wind energy production in September reached 2,764 GWh, up 7% on that of the same month last year, accounting for 15% of total production. 54.9% of electricity production this month came from technologies that do not emit CO2. Generation … Continue reading Wind energy supplied 15 of electricity in Spain in September

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Isotrol adds a new wind power plant in Spain

Isotrol adds a new wind power plant to its portfolio and participates in one of the first repowering projects in Spain. This is the Malpica wind farm, located in Costa da Morte in A Coruña. Malpica is currently experiencing a project of repowering, with the removal of the 69 wind turbines that make up the … Continue reading Isotrol adds a new wind power plant in Spain

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EDPR to recycle its wind turbine blades

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, today announced a cooperation agreement with Thermal Recycling of Composites (TRC), a spin-off of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC), for the implementation of a wind turbine blade … Continue reading EDPR to recycle its wind turbine blades

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