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Naturgy to invest 45 million euros to build Barásoain and Tirapu wind power plants in Navarre

A total of 15 wind turbines will be installed in the region of Navarre (11 at the Barásoain wind farm and four at Tirapu) for a total power of 49.5 MW and a total production of 155,000 MWh. It is estimated that the two infrastructures –associated with the May 2017 wind power auction– will create … Continue reading Naturgy to invest 45 million euros to build Barásoain and Tirapu wind power plants in Navarre

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Wind power in the Canary Islands has grown by 137.11% in the last three years

Wind energy installed in the Canary Islands has grown by 137.11% in the last three years, reaching 390 megawatts, amount equivalent to the annual consumption of 343,615 households, which represents 43% of the 801,779 homes in the Canary Islands. These are some of the data that the Minister of Economy, Industry, Trade and Knowledge, Pedro … Continue reading Wind power in the Canary Islands has grown by 137.11% in the last three years

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Enel Green Power España begins construction of three wind power plants in Spain

The three wind energy facilities for an overall 128 MW, located in the region of Aragon’s Teruel province, are expected to enter into operation by the end of 2019 and, once fully operational, will be able to generate 412 GWh annually. The three wind farm projects, part of the overall 540 MW awarded to Enel … Continue reading Enel Green Power España begins construction of three wind power plants in Spain

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Renewable energies generated 41.8% of electricity from January to September in Spain

Renewable energies generated 41.8% of electricity from January to September in Spain: wind energy 19.4%, concentrated solar power thermal 2.2% and photovoltaic 3.3%. Generation of the month of September 2018 The peninsular demand for electricity in September is estimated at 20,821 GWh, 3.4% higher than that registered in the same month of the previous year. … Continue reading Renewable energies generated 41.8% of electricity from January to September in Spain

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Acciona has been awarded the contract to supply electricity to the Bosch Group in Spain and Portugal

ACCIONA has been awarded the contract to supply electricity to the Bosch Group in Spain and Portugal for 2019?2021 (inclusive) for a volume of over 480 gigawatt-hours (GWh) for the entire period. Under the contract, one of the biggest for the sale of energy to corporate clients signed to date by ACCIONA, the company will … Continue reading Acciona has been awarded the contract to supply electricity to the Bosch Group in Spain and Portugal

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Siemens Gamesa continues to win new wind power contracts in Spain

In total the company will deliver 70 of its wind turbines in the provinces of Zaragoza (31) and Valladolid (39). All of the nacelles will be made at the factory in Ágreda, Soria, where production has increased by 20% in the past year. All of the contracts include operation and maintenance agreements. Siemens Gamesa continues … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa continues to win new wind power contracts in Spain

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Renewable energy contributed 33.8% in Spain

Renewable energy contributed 33.8%, wind energy 14.5%, concentrated solar power 3.6% and photovoltaic 3.9%. Generation structure for the month of August 2018 The peninsular demand for electrical energy during the month of August reached 22,095 GWh, the highest in this month of the last ten years, consequence, mainly, of the registered temperatures, above the average … Continue reading Renewable energy contributed 33.8% in Spain

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The Concentrated Solar Power is the renewable one, between those that take advantage of the sun or the wind, that more electricity generates per MW installed since May in Spain

More concentrated solar power (CSP) with storage in the system would reduce the contribution of natural gas cycles and coal, which would lower the price of electricity in the wholesale market. Solar thermal energy is renewable, compared to wind energy and photovoltaic, which generates more electricity per MW installed since last May, thanks to its … Continue reading The Concentrated Solar Power is the renewable one, between those that take advantage of the sun or the wind, that more electricity generates per MW installed since May in Spain

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Vestas intends to cease production at factory in León, Spain

To sustain its competitiveness in the growing global market for wind energy, Vestas continuously introduces new products and optimises its global footprint to meet market demand across regions. By doing so, Vestas aims to ensure a competitive product portfolio, economies of scale and continuous optimisation of manufacturing, transportation, and sourcing costs. Recent market developments have … Continue reading Vestas intends to cease production at factory in León, Spain

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The world’s first telescopic offshore wind turbine installed in Gran Canaria

ALE’s innovative and safer heavylifting techniques have been demonstrated when they completed the tower lifting operations, coupling and offshore installation of the world’s first self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine in Arinaga and the Plataforma Oceánica de Canarias (PLOCAN), Gran Canaria. Coordinated by ESTEYCO, the ELICAN project aims to develop a disruptive technology for offshore wind … Continue reading The world’s first telescopic offshore wind turbine installed in Gran Canaria

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Senvion signs agreement in Spain for up to 300 MW of wind energy

Senvion has signed an agreement which includes the delivery of wind turbines for up to 300 MW wind power projects in Spain with Alfanar, which received the largest wind allotment of 720 MW. The installation and commissioning is planned in 2019. The agreement also covers a 20-year full maintenance service for all turbines. This is … Continue reading Senvion signs agreement in Spain for up to 300 MW of wind energy

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Concentrated solar power marks historical record of generation when reaching the 899 GWh in July in Spain

The concentrated solar power plants has generated electricity for 24 hours a day on the 31st day of July, obtaining the generation record above 100 MW over 723 hours. The concentrated solar power has set a record for monthly electricity generation, reaching 899 GWh in July, according to the REE data (Source: REE) collected by Protermosolar, … Continue reading Concentrated solar power marks historical record of generation when reaching the 899 GWh in July in Spain

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Spain takes big steps towards renewable energy

Data from Red Electrica de Espana shows that 45.8% of electricity came from renewable resources. The data, which was taken from January and June, shows an 8.5% increase in renewable production. At the end of 2015, Spain was the world’s fifth biggest producer of wind power with Cadiz home to  Acciona Energía – the world’s … Continue reading Spain takes big steps towards renewable energy

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Siemens Gamesa to supply 92 of its newest wind turbine models at 10 wind farms in Spain

Siemens Gamesa, Spain’s leading wind turbine OEM, continues to fortify its strong position in the market with new orders for the supply of 289 MW to five different customers: Viesgo, Grupo Jorge, Comunidad General de Riegos del Alto Aragón and two important energy companies. All of these projects fall under the scope of the renewable … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply 92 of its newest wind turbine models at 10 wind farms in Spain

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Wind industry tells Energy Ministers how to unlock South East Europe’s renewable potential

WindEurope and Eurelectric held a joint workshop in Sofia yesterday looking at how to unlock the vast potential of wind energy in South East Europe. The event gathered policy makers and industry to discuss how to restart local markets in view of the Clean Energy Package, with a focus on Bulgaria, Greece and Romania. An … Continue reading Wind industry tells Energy Ministers how to unlock South East Europe’s renewable potential

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Nordex Group receives three contract awards in Spain

The Nordex Group has won yet new orders from Spain. The company will supply a total of 31 turbines with a combined capacity of 95 megawatts. Nordex will begin with the installation of these wind farms starting in March 2019. Two of the wind farms will be built near Zaragoza, the third one near Cuenca. … Continue reading Nordex Group receives three contract awards in Spain

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Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May

Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May: wind 17.2%, solar thermal 2.7% and photovoltaic 4.1%.Generation of the month of May 2018 The peninsular demand for electric power in May is estimated at 20,044 GWh, 1% lower than that registered in the same month of the previous year. If the effects of the calendar and temperatures … Continue reading Renewables contributed 43.9% in Spain in May

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Siemens Gamesa tests redox flow battery at its La Plana test site in Spain

Hybrid projects combined of wind-energy, solar PV and other energy sources are becoming a more and more attractive option to drive the energy transition to higher shares of renewable energy in the mix. Siemens Gamesa is one of the pioneers in this development with a long term track record in hybridization and off-grid technology. Now … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa tests redox flow battery at its La Plana test site in Spain

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Siemens Gamesa inaugurates a new technology centre for renewable energy electric systems in Madrid

Siemens Gamesa today inaugurated a new Gamesa Electric technology and manufacturing centre in the Madrid town of San Fernando de Henares. As a result, the company has expanded and upgraded the facilities previously operated in Coslada, evidencing its clear-cut strategic commitment to technology development and innovation. This new plant is an important electric systems centre … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa inaugurates a new technology centre for renewable energy electric systems in Madrid

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Spain’s Bilbao fights to lead European wind power sector

With a brand-new factory and a cluster of specialised firms, the Basque city of Bilbao is the focus of Spain’s wind power industry which is fighting to hold its own in the face of fierce competition from China and northern Europe. Iberdrola and Gamesa, two of the most important players in the sector, have their … Continue reading Spain’s Bilbao fights to lead European wind power sector

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