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Castilla y León leads the wind power generation ranking of the Autonomous Communities

The potential of wind energy in Spain is reaffirmed with the data broken down by Autonomous Communities for 2018. The energy transition is a reality in most of the Autonomous Communities thanks to the installation of wind turbines during the last two decades. Faced with a national goal of reaching a 74% renewable contribution to … Continue reading Castilla y León leads the wind power generation ranking of the Autonomous Communities

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ESTELA welcomes the proposed “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” from the Spanish government

ESTELA welcomes the “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” recently sent by the Spanish government under the Governance 2030 Regulation covering the ten-year period 2021 to 2030. In Spain, the draft National “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” (NECPs) has been approved by the Spanish Council of Ministers and submitted to the European Commission. ESTELA, … Continue reading ESTELA welcomes the proposed “Integrated National Energy and Climate Plans” from the Spanish government

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Iberdrola and IFIT back the development of renewable energy in the Canary Islands

The commissioning of their first wind farm in the islands is an example of a model to be followed: competitive and sustainable wind energy developed by local partners and world-class developers, that creates jobs and contributes to communities. Chimiche II has required an investment of over €25M, has created over 200 jobs during its construction … Continue reading Iberdrola and IFIT back the development of renewable energy in the Canary Islands

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Iberdrola opens wind power plant in the Canary Islands

Wind energy in the Canary Islands: Iberdrola Chimiche II wind farm inaugurated. President Clavijo highlights the results of the joint project of Iberdrola and Canarian investors to raise the profile of renewable energies in the Canarian energy mix, which has gone from 8% to 20% in just three years. The president of the Canary Islands, … Continue reading Iberdrola opens wind power plant in the Canary Islands

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Wind energy: Aragón leads renewable energies

Aragón leads renewable energies with the authorization of 79 wind power plants with a capacity of 2,355.49 Megawatts (MW). Six of these wind farms, already built with a capacity of 122.45 MW, also have the operating authorization, as indicated by the Government of Aragon. Aragón is also processing the files of 143 wind farms with … Continue reading Wind energy: Aragón leads renewable energies

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The Concentrated Solar Power in the PNIEC in Spain

The Spanish Government has already sent the draft of the Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan to the EU Commission, with a very well prepared report in which, logically, the Concentrated Solar Power plants already appear in the forecast of the generation mix by 2030. The value proposition of solar thermal has finally been understood. … Continue reading The Concentrated Solar Power in the PNIEC in Spain

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Spanish wind power and solar energy capacity to triple by 2030

The National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan foresees that wind energy will go from an installed power of 22,925 MW in 2015 to 50,528 MW in 2030, and solar photovoltaic from 4,854 MW to 36,882 MW, while concentrated solar power goes from 2,300 MW to 7,303 MW. The National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan (Pniec), … Continue reading Spanish wind power and solar energy capacity to triple by 2030

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Spain increased wind power by 392 MW in 2018, adding a total of 23,484 MW installed wind energy

Wind turbines has contributed 19% of the electricity consumed in Spain in 2018. Spain in the second European country in installed wind farm power and fifth worldwide. Annual and cumulative evolution of the installed wind power in Spain (1998-2018) The new figure of wind turbines installed in 2018 shows the relaunch of the Spanish wind … Continue reading Spain increased wind power by 392 MW in 2018, adding a total of 23,484 MW installed wind energy

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Protermosolar confirms that in 2030 the contribution of renewables to electricity generation in Spain could be 84% at a cost of less than € 5c / kWh

Protermosolar incorporates the 2018 data to its report and corroborates the importance of concentrated solar power in electrical decarbonization. The balanced distribution between photovoltaic and concentrated solar power would allow to supply the demand also at night and reduce the amount of discharges, all at a lower cost than the current one. The study is … Continue reading Protermosolar confirms that in 2030 the contribution of renewables to electricity generation in Spain could be 84% at a cost of less than € 5c / kWh

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Extremadura enters the wind energy age with its first Naturgy wind farm

The wind farm is composed of 15 wind turbines and will contribute to reducing around 120,000 tons of polluting and greenhouse emissions and CO2 emissions throughout its lifetime. The president of the Junta de Extremadura, Guillermo Fernández, accompanied by the Mayor of Plasencia, Fernando Pizarro, and the General Director of Gas and Electricity of Naturgy, … Continue reading Extremadura enters the wind energy age with its first Naturgy wind farm

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Naturgy builds largest wind energy project in Castile and Leon

The wind power project involves a total of nine wind farms with an investment of approximately 300 million euros, making this region where the power company will build the largest number of projects stemming from the government’s most recent wind power auction. The wind farms will be located in 16 municipalities in the provinces of … Continue reading Naturgy builds largest wind energy project in Castile and Leon

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Wind Energy in the Energy Transition in Spain

2019 is the key year for the new re-launch of the wind power sector in Spain, mainly due to the execution of the wind farm projects of the renewable auctions that were carried out during 2016 and 2017. The sector is committed to installing 4,600 MW in the peninsula, plus the Canarian quota to 2020. … Continue reading Wind Energy in the Energy Transition in Spain

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Promising results following the entry of CTE Wind Ibérica in the Spanish/Latam wind energy market

It was mid 2017 when CTE Wind Civil Engineering, a consolidated consultancy and engineering office set up in France and with offices in 5 other countries, expert in the WTG foundation design with more than 15 years in the wind industry, bet for the Spanish and Latin American wind power markets as part of its … Continue reading Promising results following the entry of CTE Wind Ibérica in the Spanish/Latam wind energy market

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Representatives of the Popular Party and the IDAE visit industrial centers of the wind energy in Spain

This week, the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has continued making institutional visits to wind farms to show the industrial potential of the wind power sector.   On this occasion, we were accompanied by a delegation from the Popular Party, led by Guillermo Mariscal; and the IDAE represented by Joan Herrera, general director; and Joan … Continue reading Representatives of the Popular Party and the IDAE visit industrial centers of the wind energy in Spain

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Spain was the first European country on Sunday with greater coverage of electricity demand thanks to wind energy

The wind power production of February 3 in Spain generated 220 GWh, which caused the wind turbines to cover 33% of the electricity demand of Spain and that we were the first European country with greater coverage, followed by Austria with 26%. The wind farm production of last week reached high coverage of the electricity … Continue reading Spain was the first European country on Sunday with greater coverage of electricity demand thanks to wind energy

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Siemens Gamesa reaffirms its leading position in wind energy in Spain with new contracts to supply 200 MW

The company is to install a total of 63 wind turbines in seven wind farms located in Navarra, Valladolid, Zaragoza, Málaga and Cádiz. All the wind power agreements include operation and maintenance services. With these wind farm contracts, Siemens Gamesa has sold 1.2 GW in Spain since the end of 2017, entailing the production and … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reaffirms its leading position in wind energy in Spain with new contracts to supply 200 MW

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The wind power beats record of daily production with 43.2% of the total in Spain

Wind energy generation on January 23, 2019 in Spain marked a new record by producing 367,697 MWh. This represents an increase of 0.6% with respect to the previous maximum, registered on February 12, 2016, the day on which the wind turbines of the peninsular electrical system produced 365,384 MWh.    The new wind power generation … Continue reading The wind power beats record of daily production with 43.2% of the total in Spain

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Iberdrola launches the Cavar Complex wind energy project to boost its investment in wind power in Spain

Hires 32 SG SG 3.4-132, the largest wind turbines ever installed in Spain. Building work will start within a few months, on a wind farm project that will generate enough energy to supply 46,500 households/year and avoid emissions of 84,000 tonnes of CO2/year. Energy from the wind farms will be sold through long-term bilateral Power … Continue reading Iberdrola launches the Cavar Complex wind energy project to boost its investment in wind power in Spain

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Enel Green Power España starts construction of 90 MW of new wind energy capacity in Spain

The three wind farms, located in the Aragon region’s Teruel province, will be able to generate over 295 GWh per year once fully operational, expected by the end of 2019. The total investment in the three wind facilities amounts to approx. 88 million euros. These wind power projects bring the total number of wind farms … Continue reading Enel Green Power España starts construction of 90 MW of new wind energy capacity in Spain

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Wind energy in Spain: El Cabrito Wind Farm before and after being renovated

El Cabrito wind power plant, located at Tarifa (Cadiz), goes from ninety 330-kW wind turbines installed in 1995 to twelve 3-MW and 1.5-MW machines of Nordex technology. Replacing 90 obsolete wind turbines installed 23 years ago with 12 of modern technology, while maintaining the same capacity (30 MW), increasing energy production by 16% and reducing … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: El Cabrito Wind Farm before and after being renovated

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