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Wind energy in Spain, Naturgy inaugurates El Tesorillo Wind Farm

The wind power installation has created 200 jobs and will be able to produce 84 Gwh of energy per year, the equivalent of the annual electricity consumption of 33,000 homes.The wind farm is composed of 12 wind turbines and will contribute to reducing around 66,000 tons per year of pollutant and greenhouse emissions and 1.6 … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain, Naturgy inaugurates El Tesorillo Wind Farm

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Iberdrola begins construction on its first photovoltaic plant in Aragon

The solar power project, located in Teruel, joins the more than 360 MW of wind energy and hydro generation that it operates in the region and is part of the renewable investment plan to install 3,000 renewable MW in Spain by 2022. Iberdrola is moving forward with the process of leading the energy transition in … Continue reading Iberdrola begins construction on its first photovoltaic plant in Aragon

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Wind power produced 20.3% of electricity in January in Spain

Wind energy, photovoltaic, hydraulic and concentrated solar power generated 41.6% of electricity in Spain. The demand for national electricity in January is estimated at 23,810 GWh, 3.1% lower than that registered in the same month of the previous year. If the effects of the calendar and temperatures are taken into account, the figure drops 1.8% … Continue reading Wind power produced 20.3% of electricity in January in Spain

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Iberdrola will build its next wind farm in Spain with the most powerful onshore wind turbines

The 63 MW Herrera Wind Energy Complex will contain the first SG 4.5-145 wind turbines, which have a 4.5 MW wind power rating, to be installed in the country. It is moving forward with its renewable strategy in Spain, where it plans to install 3,000 renewable MW by 2022, incorporating cutting-edge technology to provide more … Continue reading Iberdrola will build its next wind farm in Spain with the most powerful onshore wind turbines

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Wind energy in Cantabria, wind farm of the Sierra del Escudo

The Government of Cantabria supports the creation of the wind power farm that the Biocantaber company intends to install in the Sierra del Escudo with an investment of 114 million euros. Cantabria has set as priority the development of wind energy projects in the region and has guaranteed “maximum agility” in the processing of the … Continue reading Wind energy in Cantabria, wind farm of the Sierra del Escudo

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Cubico acquires a 50 MW concentrated solar power plant in Spain

The UK-based renewables investment company has acquired the 50 MW Arenales solar thermal power plant, located in Seville that entered into operation in 2008. Cubico Sustainable Investments, a renewables investment company based in the United Kingdom, today announced the acquisition of the Arenales Solar PS, S.L., owned by a 50 MW solar thermal operating plant, … Continue reading Cubico acquires a 50 MW concentrated solar power plant in Spain

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A third of the electricity generated in 2018 in Andalusia was renewable, wind energy concentrated solar power and PV

34 percent of all electricity generated in Andalusia during 2018 renewable energy procedure, although the production of this type of energy fell by 9.5 percent over the previous year, with 12,187.2 gigawatts per hour. The reduction is due, among other reasons, the lower availability of resources due to weather factors and the reduction of the … Continue reading A third of the electricity generated in 2018 in Andalusia was renewable, wind energy concentrated solar power and PV

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Protermosolar and CIEMAT organize the technical day at GENERA 2020 The Concentrated Solar Power in Energy Planning in Spain

Protermosolar and CIEMAT organize the technical day at GENERA 2020 The Solar Thermal Power Plants in Energy Planning in Spain. Spain, unlike the rest of European countries, has ideal conditions for the deployment of concentrated solar  power plants that will make the objectives of PNIEC easier and less expensive. Solar thermal technology can also contribute … Continue reading Protermosolar and CIEMAT organize the technical day at GENERA 2020 The Concentrated Solar Power in Energy Planning in Spain

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Wind power advances in Lanzarote

Last year it was completed with a new historical top of wind energy production in Lanzarote, when a combined generation of over 67.5 million kilowatt hours was achieved, according to a statistical summary published by the Cabildo Data Center, together with the records of wind turbines Los Valles, Punta Grande (Las Caletas) and Teguise I … Continue reading Wind power advances in Lanzarote

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Iberdrola commissions the El Pradillo wind farm

Supplying wind energy to a population equivalent to 10,500 households per year. Infrastructure with a high local component: a good number of the elements in its seven wind turbines have been manufactured in Spain. Part of the most ambitious renewable investment project in the country with the planned installation of 3,000 MW of wind power … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions the El Pradillo wind farm

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Wind energy in Spain, Iberdrola launches El Pradillo wind farm

It will provide wind power to a population equivalent to 10,500 homes per year. Iberdrola advances in its process of leading the energy transition with the launch of a new renewable project, the El Pradillo wind farm (23 MW), located between the Zaragoza municipalities of Frescano, Borja and Agón, in Aragon. Made up of 6 … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain, Iberdrola launches El Pradillo wind farm

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EDP Renewables is named best provider of renewable energy in Spain in 2019

EDP Renewables, a global leader in the renewable energy sector and one of the world’s largest wind energy producers, has been awarded the Best Renewable Energy Provider – Spain 2019 prize at the eighth edition of the International Finance Awards in Dubai. This award recognises companies for their talent, leadership in the sector, industry net … Continue reading EDP Renewables is named best provider of renewable energy in Spain in 2019

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Wind energy in Lanzarote, Elecnor wind farm

Elecnor will install 4 wind turbines with a power of 9.2 MW. The Spanish infrastructure, energy and telecommunications group Elecnor has been awarded a turnkey contract with Sociedad Insular de Aguas de Lanzarote S.A. (INALSA), owned by the Lanzarote Water Consortium, for the construction of the Arrecife Wind Farm for 11 million euros.   The … Continue reading Wind energy in Lanzarote, Elecnor wind farm

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2,319 MW more of wind power in Spain

Red Eléctrica de España, operator and transporter of the Spanish electricity system, released on January 23 the data of new installed renewable power 2019 with a total of 6,456 MW. There are 6,126 MW more than last year, when 330 MW were connected, of which 194 MW corresponded to the Canary Wind Plan. The integration … Continue reading 2,319 MW more of wind power in Spain

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Boosting wind energy in Euskadi

To give impetus to the development of new projects that contribute to a greater presence of renewable energies in Euskadi is the objective of the Aixeindar society, formed by the energy agency of the Basque Government (Basque Energy Agency) and Iberdrola. His first efforts will focus on analyzing the different possibilities offered by the wind … Continue reading Boosting wind energy in Euskadi

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In 2019 connected 6,456 MW of wind energy and photovoltaic in Spain

Red Eléctrica de España promotes the integration of the renewable energy mix with operational measures and actions in more than 30 substations.The integration of this quota, especially in renewable wind power and photovoltaic technologies, has meant a historical record for the Spanish electricity system, contributing to the objectives of the energy transition established in the … Continue reading In 2019 connected 6,456 MW of wind energy and photovoltaic in Spain

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Abengoa is awarded a contract for a 50 MW concentrated solar power plant for Ence

The Termollano solar thermal plant, located in Puertollano (Ciudad Real), will be the first one not built by Abengoa to which it will perform the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the company’s Services vertical. Abengoa has over 18 years of experience in this activity and has a commercial experience of more than 1.6 GW in … Continue reading Abengoa is awarded a contract for a 50 MW concentrated solar power plant for Ence

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Wind energy analyzes auction design in Spain

The Spanish wind power sector analyzes auction design and technical, economic and regulatory opportunities with 2020 as a turning point  Under the title ‘Experience of auctions and future forecasts: processing, access to network and price coverage’, the Spanish wind energy sector has analyzed during the day ‘Wind and Market’ the operation of the market and … Continue reading Wind energy analyzes auction design in Spain

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Galicia increased its wind energy capacity by 415 MW in 2019

Wind power has the wind in favor in Galicia, which over the past year launched 18 new wind turbines projects with an installed wind farm plants of 415.25 MW, to exceed 3,800 MW in total.With an investment of 509 million euros, the construction of wind farms gave employment to 2,400 people. This is indicated by … Continue reading Galicia increased its wind energy capacity by 415 MW in 2019

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power exceeds 5 TWh in 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal energy has again exceeded 5 TWh of electricity generation by adding 5,166 GWh in 2019, representing an increase of 16.8% over 2018 and 3.8% compared to the average of the last 5 years. One more year, the concentrated solar power generation in Spain has proven its reliability, reaching punctual contributions of about 10% … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power exceeds 5 TWh in 2019 in Spain

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