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Castilla y León promotes the recycling of wind turbine blades

Castilla y León is developing a pioneering project worth 9.77 million euros to develop comprehensive technology for recycling components of old wind turbines before the end of their useful life, according to data from the Ministry of Economy. The Community Government, wind energy developers and recycling companies, with the support of a community technology center, … Continue reading Castilla y León promotes the recycling of wind turbine blades

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Iberdrola consolidates its renewable leadership in Extremadura: 750 MW of new photovoltaic plants in the pipeline

They represent a combined investment of 420 million euros and their construction will generate employment for 1,700 professionals, contributing to the demographic challenge in the region. The Tagus project (380 MW) will be located in Alcántara and is expected to enter into operation between 2022 and 2023. The Cedillo plant (375 MW), located between Alcántara … Continue reading Iberdrola consolidates its renewable leadership in Extremadura: 750 MW of new photovoltaic plants in the pipeline

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Spain has the opportunity to lead floating offshore wind energy

Approximately two years ago at the Asociación Empresarial Eólica (AEE) we set up the Offshore Wind Working Group, promoted by a small group of companies interested in analyzing the opportunities that were opening up in the Spanish market for wind turbines, since some technologies Floaters were beginning to reach levels of commercial development. Floating offshore … Continue reading Spain has the opportunity to lead floating offshore wind energy

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Naturgy’s wind power in the Canary Islands produces more than 143 GWh in 2020

The company has nine wind farms in the archipelago, eight in Gran Canaria and one wind farm in Fuerteventura, with a total installed capacity of 45.4 MW.The wind energy generated by these nine renewable facilities has prevented the emission of 113,645 tons of polluting and greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and has made it possible … Continue reading Naturgy’s wind power in the Canary Islands produces more than 143 GWh in 2020

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Iberdrola mobilises Aragón’s first green hydrogen generation project

A total of 15 institutions and companies in Aragón – which include the Government of Aragón, Zaragoza and Jaca City Councils, the Automobile Cluster and the Zaragoza Area Transport Consortium will install a 10 MW hydrogen generator in the Plaza Logistics Platform to supply heavy road and rail transport The initiative is one of 150 … Continue reading Iberdrola mobilises Aragón’s first green hydrogen generation project

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Capital Energy advances in the development of its first wind farm in Aragon, Biota

This wind energy facility, located in the Zaragoza municipalities of Biota and Uncastillo, will have an installed power of 58.7 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 47 million euros. The 20 wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Aragon will be capable of supplying clean energy to … Continue reading Capital Energy advances in the development of its first wind farm in Aragon, Biota

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Capital Energy buys the wind turbines of its Buseco wind power plant from Siemens Gamesa

This renewable energy plant, located in the municipalities of Tineo, Villayón and Valdes, will have an installed wind power of 50 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 51 million euros.The 10 wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Asturias, of the SG 5.0 – 132 model of … Continue reading Capital Energy buys the wind turbines of its Buseco wind power plant from Siemens Gamesa

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Wind energy produced 29.9% in February in Spain

Photovoltaics generated 4.6% and concentrated solar power 0.7%. So far in 2021, wind power produced 29.5% of electricity in Spain. The demand for electricity in Spain fell by 3.5% in February. Taking into account that February 2020 had one more day as it was a leap year, in addition to other effects related to the … Continue reading Wind energy produced 29.9% in February in Spain

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Capital Energy advances in the development of its first wind farm in Cantabria, Garma Blanca

This renewable wind energy facility, located in the municipalities of Arredondo, Miera, Riotuerto, Entrambasaguas and Solórzano, will have an installed power of 51 megawatts (MW) and its development will involve an investment of about 41 million euros.The 13 wind turbines of this first Capital Energy wind farm in Cantabria will be capable of supplying clean … Continue reading Capital Energy advances in the development of its first wind farm in Cantabria, Garma Blanca

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EDP plans to build a floating offshore wind farm in Asturias

EDP ??plans to invest around 2,000 million euros in the period 2021-2025 and is committed to the development of floating offshore wind power off the coast of Asturias. At a press conference on the occasion of the presentation of the strategic plan of the Portuguese energy company, the financial director of the group and CEO … Continue reading EDP plans to build a floating offshore wind farm in Asturias

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Wind energy reaches 27,446 MW installed in Spain

Spain has increased wind power by 1,720 MW in 2020, adding a total of 27,446 MW installed wind power. Wind power produced 21.9% of the electricity consumed in 2020. The new wind power installed in 2020 amounts to 1,720 MW (2,243 MW were installed in 2019 and 393 MW were installed in 2018).Wind power has … Continue reading Wind energy reaches 27,446 MW installed in Spain

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Acciona and SSE Renewables will develop offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal

ACCIONA and SSE Renewables have signed an exclusive agreement to develop offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal. The two companies will also explore joint opportunities in other markets. ACCIONA and SSE Renewables plan to establish a 50% joint venture that will combine ACCIONA’s strength as a developer and operator of renewable facilities in … Continue reading Acciona and SSE Renewables will develop offshore wind energy projects in Spain and Portugal

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Wind energy in Galicia, Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind farm

The Regional Ministry of Economy of the Xunta has announced that it is submitting to public information the request for authorization [1] of its third Galician wind farm: Troitomil. Located in the province of A Coruña, it will have an installed capacity of 30 megawatts (MW) and will involve an investment of around 21 million … Continue reading Wind energy in Galicia, Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind farm

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Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind power plant

The Ministry of Economy of the Xunta de Galicia has opened to public information the request for authorization of the third Capital Energy wind farm in the region, called Troitomil, which will have a capacity of 30 megawatts (MW). According to the energy company, the park, located in the province of A Coruña, will involve … Continue reading Capital Energy advances in the development of the Troitomil wind power plant

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Naturgy signs an agreement with Gestamp to supply wind energy in Spain

The companies sign an agreement that includes a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with a supply of energy equivalent to 203 GWh per year from solar and wind power sources valid for 10 years. Naturgy has signed an agreement with Gestamp in order to secure the consumption of renewable energy in Spain. The agreement will … Continue reading Naturgy signs an agreement with Gestamp to supply wind energy in Spain

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Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

The first of the parks to be developed, the El Puntal II wind farm, will have the largest wind turbines installed in Spain. The execution of the complex will mobilize suppliers and local employment, estimating the involvement of more than 150 people.The company, a leader in the generation of wind energy in the region, plans … Continue reading Iberdrola starts a 79 MW wind energy complex between Malaga and Seville, in Andalusia

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Iberdrola plans the first floating offshore wind power plant in Spain

With a capacity of 300 MW with wind turbines, it represents an opportunity to develop value chain in the country and position the Spanish industry as an international benchmark. Industrial and employment hub: design and engineering could start this year. Until its entry into operation in 2026, it would generate more than 2,800 jobs / … Continue reading Iberdrola plans the first floating offshore wind power plant in Spain

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Castilla-La Mancha ends 2020 with 75 percent of its electrical energy from solar and wind power

The Minister of Sustainable Development, José Luis Escudero, highlighted that last year the installed capacity from ‘clean’ energies increased by 600 MW, which has involved investments of close to 700 million euros and the generation of approximately 3,000 jobs. The regional government is working on the preparation of the Strategic Plan for the Energy Development … Continue reading Castilla-La Mancha ends 2020 with 75 percent of its electrical energy from solar and wind power

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Aragon already covers all local electricity consumption with wind energy and other renewables

Aragon becomes the second largest producer of wind power in Spain. The wind turbines add a power of 4,025 megawatts and the solar plants 1,115. Aragon is energetically greener than ever. 2020 has been a year full of milestones and record figures in the deployment of renewable energies, whose production covers for the first time … Continue reading Aragon already covers all local electricity consumption with wind energy and other renewables

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Naturgy is promoting sustainable mobility by building its first 38 hydrogen fuel stations in Spain

Naturgy has presented the Spanish government’s Ministry of Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism and Ministry of Science and Innovation with a project to build 38 hydrogen fuel stations at a national level with the aim of providing a hydrogen-refuelling service in the urban-to-interurban environment and thereby boosting sustainable mobility … Continue reading Naturgy is promoting sustainable mobility by building its first 38 hydrogen fuel stations in Spain

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