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Statkraft concludes Enerfin transaction

Statkraft has completed the acquisition of the renewable company Enerfin, headquartered in Spain. On 17 November 2023, Statkraft signed an agreement with the Spanish company Elecnor to acquire its renewables subsidiary Enerfin. The transaction has now been completed.   The closing of the Enerfin deal significantly builds scale and strengthens Statkraft’s position in Spain and … Continue reading Statkraft concludes Enerfin transaction

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Photovoltaics sees storage as essential to have adequate prices

The president of the Spanish Photovoltaic Union (Unef), Rafael Benjumea, has said that, in the current context of low electricity prices, storage and green hydrogen play a fundamental role in finding the appropriate price balance for investments. in photovoltaics. Benjumea inaugurated this Wednesday in Madrid the II Summit on Storage and Green Hydrogen for Solar … Continue reading Photovoltaics sees storage as essential to have adequate prices

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Collective photovoltaic self-consumption connected to the Endesa network increases by 83% until April and reaches 9,000

The total number of individual and collective self-consumption supplies connected at the end of the first quarter stood at 280,000, 12% more than the total accumulated until 2023. Endesa’s network subsidiary, e-distribution, has implemented various measures to facilitate the processing and improving information for citizens. The Endesa Networks subsidiary, e-distribution, has increased the number of … Continue reading Collective photovoltaic self-consumption connected to the Endesa network increases by 83% until April and reaches 9,000

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Solaria obtains the Administrative Construction Authorization for its 175 MW Olivas photovoltaic plant

The Olivas photovoltaic project consists of 5 plants totaling 175 MW in Guadalajara. This project will produce green energy for more than 98,000 homes. Solaria has obtained the Administrative Construction Authorization for its second project in the province of Guadalajara of 175 MW, which is added to the 626 MW of the Cifuentes-Trillo project that … Continue reading Solaria obtains the Administrative Construction Authorization for its 175 MW Olivas photovoltaic plant

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Naturgy begins the construction of a 300 MWp photovoltaic plant in Spain

Spanish company Naturgy has started building a 300 MWp photovoltaic solar park at a site in the Extremadura region of western Spain, the company said on Friday. The plant, called Campo de Aranuelo, will be Naturgy’s largest solar photovoltaic installation in Spain, according to the group, which is investing more than 150 million euros in … Continue reading Naturgy begins the construction of a 300 MWp photovoltaic plant in Spain

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Industry executive sees promising future for photovoltaic solar power in Spain

In April, renewables in Spain reached a share of 64.6 percent of total monthly generation. Solar photovoltaics increased production by 4.4 percent compared to the same month in 2023. Photovoltaic (PV) solar energy has a “promising future ahead” and “great potential to expand” in Spain, an industry executive told Xinhua in an interview on Friday. … Continue reading Industry executive sees promising future for photovoltaic solar power in Spain

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Photovoltaic storage in Spain in 2023 reaches 1,823 MWh of storable solar energy

According to data collected by the Spanish Photovoltaic Union (UNEF), the majority association of solar energy in Spain that already has more than 800 companies, in 2023 495 MWh of behind-the-meter storage were installed in Spain, of which, around Three quarters correspond to residential facilities. UNEF has carried out study work with its associated companies … Continue reading Photovoltaic storage in Spain in 2023 reaches 1,823 MWh of storable solar energy

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ABO Wind constructs first 50 MW turnkey photovoltaic farm in Spain

ABO Wind is currently constructing a 50 MW solar farm in central Spain that will be grid-connected at the node of a dismantled nuclear power plant. Valdezorita solar farm is the company’s first turnkey project in Spain. It is located in the Yebra municipality in Castilla La-Mancha. The ground-mounted photovoltaic system will have a total … Continue reading ABO Wind constructs first 50 MW turnkey photovoltaic farm in Spain

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Renewables reached 64.6% in April in Spain: wind power (22.2%), hydraulic (19.7%) and solar photovoltaic (18.8%)

In April, renewables reached a share of 64.6% of the total monthly generation and, for the first time, three renewable technologies lead the mix: wind (22.2%), hydraulic (19.7%) and solar photovoltaic ( 18.8%), Electricity demand grows by 6.3% in the Balearic Islands and 4.7% in the Canary Islands, once the effects of work hours and … Continue reading Renewables reached 64.6% in April in Spain: wind power (22.2%), hydraulic (19.7%) and solar photovoltaic (18.8%)

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Endesa installs a new photovoltaic plant for Resilux

The new self-consumption installation will save Resilux’s energy needs by 22% and will reduce its carbon footprint by 1,295.4 tons of CO2 per year, the equivalent of the absorption capacity of 7,760 trees/year. The initial investment will be carried out by Congenio, the vehicle company of Endesa on your energy consumption bill. The Resilux complex … Continue reading Endesa installs a new photovoltaic plant for Resilux

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Naturgy develops 420 MW of photovoltaics near the old La Robla coal plant

Naturgy has obtained prior administrative authorization and administrative construction authorization from the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge for two photovoltaic plants in the surroundings of the old La Robla coal plant (León), which will total 420 megawatts (MW) of installed potency. These are the ‘La Pradera’ facilities, with an installed power of … Continue reading Naturgy develops 420 MW of photovoltaics near the old La Robla coal plant

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SSEF and Capital Energy will finance commercial and industrial self-consumption with photovoltaic (PV) in Spain and Portugal

This ‘dark green’ energy efficiency fund, advised by Solas Capital AG, agrees with Capital Energy to financially support the development of C&I self-consumption facilities in the Iberian Peninsula. This alliance will allow Capital Energy to offer an easily accessible solution to its commercial and industrial customers in Spain and Portugal through power purchase agreements (PPA). … Continue reading SSEF and Capital Energy will finance commercial and industrial self-consumption with photovoltaic (PV) in Spain and Portugal

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Acciona Energía signs a photovoltaic PPA with DaVita in Spain

ACCIONA Energy has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with DaVita, a leading provider of healthcare services specialized in dialysis and chronic kidney disease treatments, to supply 100% renewable electricity in Spain for 12 years. The electricity will come from the Ayora I-II-III photovoltaic complex (85.74 MWp), currently under development in the municipality of Jarafuel … Continue reading Acciona Energía signs a photovoltaic PPA with DaVita in Spain

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José Donoso is elected president of the Committee of National Associations of SolarPower Europe

José Donoso, general director of the Spanish Photovoltaic Union (Unef), has been elected president of the Committee of the National Associations of SolarPower Europe and member of the Board of the European association. In the words of Walburga Hemetsberger, CEO of SolarPower Europe: “With our newly strengthened Board and through the appointment of José Donoso … Continue reading José Donoso is elected president of the Committee of National Associations of SolarPower Europe

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Soltec will supply 367 MW of photovoltaics from its SFOne tracker for X-Elio in Murcia

This plant will have SFOne trackers from Soltec. This double-row 1P tracker stands out for its great competitiveness and its low profile, which minimizes visual impact and maximizes energy efficiency. The project will have a total of 5,948 followers. In addition to the supply of the plant, which is scheduled to begin at the end … Continue reading Soltec will supply 367 MW of photovoltaics from its SFOne tracker for X-Elio in Murcia

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Curtailment, record-low power prices threaten photovoltaic investments in Spain

Renewable energy promoters have underestimated the effects of restrictions and low wholesale prices, putting countries like Spain at risk of bankruptcy. In April, the average wholesale price in Spain reached a historic low of just over 5 euros per MWh.The situation is even worse if regional energy trade is taken into account. In Bulgaria, the … Continue reading Curtailment, record-low power prices threaten photovoltaic investments in Spain

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Photovoltaic organizes the I Summit of Energy Communities

On April 25 and 26, the first Energy Communities Summit will be held in El Prat de Llobregat, organized by the Spanish Photovoltaic Union (Unef) in collaboration with ComEnerSys. The meeting will bring together the main experts in the sector to share good practices and experiences in management. The debate will analyze the six barriers … Continue reading Photovoltaic organizes the I Summit of Energy Communities

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Enercon reaches 1 GW of installed wind power in Spain

Enercon celebrates an event in Gran Canaria to commemorate 1 GW of installed power in Spain, sharing its story about a long journey. The event, organized in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, was held to celebrate Enercon reaching the milestone of 1 GW of installed power with 66% of the market share in the Canary … Continue reading Enercon reaches 1 GW of installed wind power in Spain

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