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Wind power, nothing will ever be the same as before, or maybe it will

When the global wind energy capacity approaches 1,000 GW worldwide and with an expected growth rate of 3% per year, we are faced with the following dilemma: If the market grows continuously, how is it possible that all the manufacturers lose money that only for the first three would be around €4,000 million in 2021, … Continue reading Wind power, nothing will ever be the same as before, or maybe it will

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Acciona Energía’s largest pv complex in Spain Extremadura i, ii, and iii begins operations

ACCIONA Energía has started operations at the photovoltaic complex Extremadura I, II, and III (125MWp) in Almendralejo (Badajoz), the largest solar complex of the company in Spain. Formed by more than 230,000 photovoltaic modules, Extremadura I, II, and III will generate 257GWh of clean electricity per year, equivalent to the consumption of around 65,000 homes, … Continue reading Acciona Energía’s largest pv complex in Spain Extremadura i, ii, and iii begins operations

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Endesa receives the environmental impact statement for the construction of the Galatea Wind Farm in Alt Empordá

This would be the first wind farm that Endesa builds in Catalonia and one of the first to receive a favorable environmental impact declaration (DIA) after the approval of Decree-Law 16/2019 on urgent measures for the climate emergency and the promotion of renewable energies in the Generalitat.The Galatea Wind Farm project provides for the installation … Continue reading Endesa receives the environmental impact statement for the construction of the Galatea Wind Farm in Alt Empordá

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Capital Energy and Copsesa sign an agreement to promote wind power in Cantabria

Within the framework of the commitment of the renewable company with the socioeconomic progress of all the territories in which it carries out its activityThis leading Cantabrian construction group will be able to participate in the future start-up of the wind farms that the renewable energy company is promoting in the community, without excluding that … Continue reading Capital Energy and Copsesa sign an agreement to promote wind power in Cantabria

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Iberdrola joins forces with Norges Bank Investment Management to co-invest in 1,265 MW of new renewable capacity in Spain

Iberdrola has signed an alliance with Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, managed by Norges Bank Investment Management, to invest in 1,265 MW of new renewables capacity in Spain. Of the total capacity, 20% will come from wind and 80% from solar PV. Iberdrola will have a majority stake of 51% in the assets. Both companies are … Continue reading Iberdrola joins forces with Norges Bank Investment Management to co-invest in 1,265 MW of new renewable capacity in Spain

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WindEurope response to Spain’s proposals on Electricity Market Design

The European Commission is planning to table a reform to Electricity Market Design rules in March to help address Europe’s energy crisis. Ahead of the public consultation, Spain has issued a non-paper setting out its own proposals for electricity market rules. Part of its stated rationale is creating a better framework for private investment in … Continue reading WindEurope response to Spain’s proposals on Electricity Market Design

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RWE is expanding its solar business in Spain: Commissioning of Casa Valdes solar farm near Madrid

First energy produced at the end of 2022 – RWE has commissioned a 44-megawatt (MWac) solar farm in the Province of Guadalajara, close to Madrid. Casa Valdes is a ground-mounted photovoltaic plant and will be able to supply the equivalent of 30,000 Spanish homes with green electricity annually. RWE installed 97,740 bifacial high-performance modules at Casa … Continue reading RWE is expanding its solar business in Spain: Commissioning of Casa Valdes solar farm near Madrid

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Capital Energy promotes wind power in Andalusia

The agreements are linked to the development of the line on which two of the company’s Sevillian wind farms will be evacuated, Pinarejo I and II 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 … Continue reading Capital Energy promotes wind power in Andalusia

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Naturgy obtains environmental green light for the Piago wind farm

Obtaining a favorable Environmental Impact Declaration (DIA) is the step prior to administrative and construction authorization, which will allow, along with municipal building permits, to begin construction work on this facility.The company will invest close to 28 million euros in the start-up of this wind project in Cervo, which will produce wind energy equivalent to … Continue reading Naturgy obtains environmental green light for the Piago wind farm

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Iberdrola receives the environmental green light for the onshore wind farm with the most powerful wind turbines

Iberdrola has obtained a favourable Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the development of one of its wind projects in Spain – the Iglesias wind farm in Castilla y León – which will have the world’s most powerful onshore wind turbines manufactured by Siemens Gamesa – the first 5.X platform equipment in Spain. The company is … Continue reading Iberdrola receives the environmental green light for the onshore wind farm with the most powerful wind turbines

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Capital Energy purchases the wind turbines for its first wind farm in Castilla-La Mancha from Siemens Gamesa

With 51 MW of access capacity, this renewable energy facility will be located in Montealegre del Castillo (Albacete).The 10 wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Castilla-La Mancha, model SG 5.0 – 145 with a 5.2 MW unit capacity, will be capable of supplying clean energy to almost 56,000 homes and will … Continue reading Capital Energy purchases the wind turbines for its first wind farm in Castilla-La Mancha from Siemens Gamesa

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222.5 million euros for wind power repowering, renovating small hydro and recycling wind turbine blades in Spain

Two of the Circular Repowering Programs will encourage technological renewal projects to provide greater energy efficiency to wind and hydroelectric generation facilities Aid will be granted for the complete replacement of wind turbines (150 million) and the technological and environmental renovation of hydroelectric plants (42.5 million), with the possibility of incorporating storage For the first … Continue reading 222.5 million euros for wind power repowering, renovating small hydro and recycling wind turbine blades in Spain

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Vestas receives order for 62 MW of wind power in Spain

Renewable energy developer Norvento Enerxia has placed an order for 62 MW for several wind farms to be located in Galicia, Spain. The contract includes the supply and installation of thirteen V150-4.5 MW wind turbines and one V136-3.45 MW wind turbine. Vestas will also provide service for the projects through a full scope long-term service … Continue reading Vestas receives order for 62 MW of wind power in Spain

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Siemens Gamesa and Capital Energy sign new contract for a 52-MW wind power plant in Spain

The company will supply 10 SG 5.0-145 wind turbines for a wind farm in Albacete. The agreement includes maintenance of the wind turbines for a period of 20 years. Once installed, this park will supply clean energy to 41,000 homes and prevent the emission of 140,000 tons of CO2. Siemens Gamesa has nearly 15 GW … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa and Capital Energy sign new contract for a 52-MW wind power plant in Spain

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The H2Med pipeline will transport 2 million tons of green hydrogen per year between Spain, Portugal and France

Spain, Portugal and France have presented this Friday the first details of the H2Med pipeline -formerly known as BarMar- which will transport some 2 million tons of green hydrogen per year to France and Portugal through Barcelona and Zamora. The corridor, which is expected to send only green hydrogen, will cost around 2.5 billion euros … Continue reading The H2Med pipeline will transport 2 million tons of green hydrogen per year between Spain, Portugal and France

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The first Endesa wind plants in Cuenca begin to produce wind energy

Endesa, through its renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power Spain, has connected two of its three wind plants located in Campillo de Altobuey, Enguídanos, Puebla del Salvador, Minglanilla, Castillejo de Iniesta and Iniesta to the grid. These are the Campillo II and III plants that have already poured their first kilowatt into the grid, while the … Continue reading The first Endesa wind plants in Cuenca begin to produce wind energy

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Spain: RWE commissions Rea Unificado wind farm with innovative foundations

Powerful 4.53 megawatts wind turbines with 149 meter rotor diameter produced in Spain. Investment in Spain: expansion of renewables portfolio.RWE has commissioned its 17th Spanish onshore wind farm. Rea Unificado is a 40.8-megawatt (MW) site in Soria in the north-east of Spain. RWE installed nine Nordex turbines with a rated output of 4.53 megawatts and … Continue reading Spain: RWE commissions Rea Unificado wind farm with innovative foundations

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Wind energy increases its annual contribution to the Spanish economy

In 2021, the wind sector has meant 0.49% of GDP in Spain, has generated employment for more than 32,000 professionals, has allowed companies to export more than 2,000 million euros and saved 2,713 million euros in the importation of fossil fuels. Thanks to the wind, the emission to the atmosphere of 31.7 million tons of … Continue reading Wind energy increases its annual contribution to the Spanish economy

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Acciona Energía has launched the Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Balearic Islands project

ACCIONA Energía has set up the Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Balearic Islands project, creating the first bi-directional electric vehicle charging network to operate in Spain.  This ecosystem is 100% renewable, and it will allow to use the electricity stored in the batteries of electric vehicles for self-consumption or to inject it back into the grid. … Continue reading Acciona Energía has launched the Vehicle to Grid (V2G) Balearic Islands project

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Naturgy and Equinor will promote competitiveness in the Canary Islands in view of the future development of offshore wind power in Spain

The two energy companies, which are developing the FOWCA floating offshore wind project in the Canary Islands, and the business association will identify and carry out joint initiatives to promote safe and efficient development of the islands’ offshore wind supply chain.This agreement ratifies the vocation of Naturgy and Equinor to take into account all social, … Continue reading Naturgy and Equinor will promote competitiveness in the Canary Islands in view of the future development of offshore wind power in Spain

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