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The wind power of Aragon doubles only with the fifty wind farms under construction

Aragón will become a power in renewable energies with the billion-dollar investment in progress. Only half a hundred wind farms under construction, mainly in the province of Zaragoza, will almost double the installed wind energy capacity in the last thirty years. The official data of Red Eléctrica Española (REE) indicate that there are currently 1,929 … Continue reading The wind power of Aragon doubles only with the fifty wind farms under construction

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

Solar thermal power has set a record for electricity generation, surpassing 2,801 GWh in the first half of 2019, which represents a generation volume 19.3% higher than the historical average, according to the REE data collected by Protermosolar, the Spanish Association for the Promotion of the Solar Thermal Industry, which indicates that Concentrated Solar Power … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets a historical generation record in the first half of 2019 in Spain

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Wind power generated 21.4% in Spain in the first half of the year

Renewable energies generated 38.4% of electricity until June in Spain: wind energy 21.4%, solar thermal 2.2% and photovoltaic 3.5%. In June, wind power accounted for 15.6%, concentrated solar power for 3.9% and photovoltaic for 4.3%. Wind turbines generated 27,229 GWh of electricity in the first half of the year (21.4% of the national total) and … Continue reading Wind power generated 21.4% in Spain in the first half of the year

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Wind power in Lugo: Naturgy invests 43 million euros in the construction of the Serra wind farm in Punago-Vacariza

The twelve wind turbines of Serra de Punago-Vacariza, totaling 39.6 MW, located in the municipalities of Castroverde, Baleira and Baralla, will produce electricity for some 50,000 homes. This renewable project, associated with the last government auction, is added to the construction of the Monciro wind farms, also in Castroverde and Pol; Pastoriza-Rodeiro, in the Lugo … Continue reading Wind power in Lugo: Naturgy invests 43 million euros in the construction of the Serra wind farm in Punago-Vacariza

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Iberdrola and the Basque Energy Board (EVE) create a company to promote renewable projects in the Basque Country

The Basque Government, through the EVE, is relaunching its commitment to wind energy, which is key to advancing the Basque Energy Transition and the objectives set by the EU. Iberdrola and the Basque Energy Board (EVE) reinforce their commitment to green energy with the creation of a joint venture to promote projects with which they … Continue reading Iberdrola and the Basque Energy Board (EVE) create a company to promote renewable projects in the Basque Country

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Isotrol and the wind energy origins in Spain

Isotrol was one of the first companies that developed technology for the exploitation and operations of wind farms in Spain during the 80s and 90s. The company participated in the connection and monitoring of those primal plants and also the implementation of unknown technology in them. This way, Isotrol gained access to a fledgling renewable … Continue reading Isotrol and the wind energy origins in Spain

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Repsol will install 800 MW of solar and wind energy for 2023

Repsol has added to its portfolio of assets and will develop three new renewable projects in Spain, two wind power plants and one solar, with a capacity of some 800 megawatts (MW), the company said, detailing that the solar project will be developed in the province of Cádiz, with 204 MW of capacity. The development … Continue reading Repsol will install 800 MW of solar and wind energy for 2023

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GE Renewable Energy and Enerfín team up in Valencia to construct 50 MW Cofrentes wind farm

The scope of the wind power projects highlights GE Renewable Energy’s capabilities in Spain with operations, manufacturing of blades, services and digital monitoring to be done in country. Enerfín announced today the start of the construction of the 50 MW Cofrentes wind farm, which will be powered by 13 of GE Renewable Energy’s onshore wind … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Enerfín team up in Valencia to construct 50 MW Cofrentes wind farm

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The Spanish wind energy launches an awareness campaign about the benefits of renewable energies

More than 20 companies from the Spanish wind power sector and the Spanish WindEnergy Association (AEE) join forces to launch an awareness campaign on the benefits of renewable energies. Today, June 24, will kick off the campaign ‘Renew your way of thinking’, whose main objective is to offer arguments that support the perception and knowledge … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy launches an awareness campaign about the benefits of renewable energies

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Wind energy in Valencia: Elecnor builds the first wind farm in the Community in the last 8 years

The 50 MW wind power plant will have a total investment of 53 million euros. Elecnor has signed a contract with Cepsa to cover the sale price of energy for a period of 10 years for 50% of the energy generated by the wind farm. The wind energy project will create 300 direct jobs. Elecnor, … Continue reading Wind energy in Valencia: Elecnor builds the first wind farm in the Community in the last 8 years

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The extension of life of wind farms, a new challenge for wind energy in Spain

The development of renewable energies is key for the European Union to achieve a decarbonised energy model. Wind power in Spain represents 21.9% of the installed power in the generator park as a whole and ranks fourth in terms of renewable generation. Spain is a pioneer in wind energy, so some of its wind turbines … Continue reading The extension of life of wind farms, a new challenge for wind energy in Spain

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Nordex obtains wind power order for 93 MW wind farm from Spain

At the end of May 2019 the wind turbine manufacturer received an order from Grupo Enhol, a Spanish project developer. All in all, the Nordex Group will supply and install 27 AW132/3465 wind turbines with a rated capacity totalling 93.55 megawatts for its new customer. The order also includes a Full Service Contract covering 10 … Continue reading Nordex obtains wind power order for 93 MW wind farm from Spain

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Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets historical record for electricity generation between January and May 2019

The Concentrated Solar Power has set a generation record in the months of February, March and May and has generated 2,026 GWh in the first five months of 2019, 8% higher than 2018. In this period, the longest stretch in which it has been generated Electricity for 24 hours a day has been 7 continuous … Continue reading Protermosolar: Concentrated Solar Power sets historical record for electricity generation between January and May 2019

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Wind energy in Spain: first offshore wind farm project

Equinor will invest more than 860 million euros to install in the Canary Islands first large offshore wind power farm in Spain, a decision adopted after the Norwegian company has been authorized to settle in the Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC). As reported by the regional government, this investment is the result of actions undertaken … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: first offshore wind farm project

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Andalusia demands 11,430 MW of renewable energy, wind power, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic projects

The Local Minister of Finance, Industry and Energy, Juan Bravo, today held a meeting with the Minister for the Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera, to which he has transferred what are the most urgent needs that Andalusia presents in terms of infrastructure of the network of electric transport to improve the security of the electrical system … Continue reading Andalusia demands 11,430 MW of renewable energy, wind power, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic projects

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Naturgy wins the largest wind energy project in the Canary Islands

The Puerto del Rosario Wind Farm, in which 39.3 million euros will be invested, will have an installed capacity of more than 29 MW and is included in the new 217 MW wind power auction convened by the Ministry for Ecological Transition. The wind turbines project joins the eight wind farms that the company has … Continue reading Naturgy wins the largest wind energy project in the Canary Islands

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The Spanish wind energy sector plans to double by 2030 the more than 22,500 current employees

The Spanish wind power sector estimates that in 2030 the current employment figure will be doubled, amounting to more than 22,500 professionals, so “we must take advantage of this opportunity for growth” of this industry, said the CEO of the Spanish Wind Energy Association ( AEE), Juan Virgilio Márquez. In the ‘Windtalent’ day organized by … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy sector plans to double by 2030 the more than 22,500 current employees

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Wind energy in Spain: Elecnor will build 6 wind farms with GE wind turbines

The wind power plants will have a total installed capacity of 231 MW. The contract, which amounts to 47 million euros, includes the construction of 3 substations and 2 evacuation lines for the wind farm plants. Elecnor has been awarded a contract of 47 million euros for the construction of 6 wind farms in Zaragoza. … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Elecnor will build 6 wind farms with GE wind turbines

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Wind energy in Navarre: the wind farms of Ablitas and Cabanillas of ENHOL are modified

In Ablitas I wind farm the wind turbines are reduced from 7 to 4, and in Cabanillas II the evacuation line is modified. The Government of Navarre has adopted two agreements by which the wind farms of Ablitas and Cabanillas wind power plants, promoted by the company ENHOL, are modified. Specifically, Ablitas I reduces wind … Continue reading Wind energy in Navarre: the wind farms of Ablitas and Cabanillas of ENHOL are modified

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Iberdrola starts the construction of the El Pradillo wind farm in Zaragoza

The wind power project with wind turbines from Siemens Gamesa, with an installed capacity of 23 MW, reinforces the commitment to renewable energies in the region, where it already operates more than 320 MW. It will generate wind power to supply 10,500 households / year and avoid the emission of 17,300 t CO2 / year. … Continue reading Iberdrola starts the construction of the El Pradillo wind farm in Zaragoza

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