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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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Andalusia aims to 25,650 MW of renewable energy between wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic

The analyzed potential to install renewable energy projects is distributed, by technologies, as follows: 81% corresponds to photovoltaic projects, 8.2% to wind power, 6.3% to solar thermal, 3.5% to investments in offshore wind energy and 0.6% in biomass. The Junta de Andalucía, through the Agency of Finance, Industry and Energy, has proposed to Red Eléctrica … Continue reading Andalusia aims to 25,650 MW of renewable energy between wind energy, concentrated solar power and photovoltaic

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Wind energy in Spain: Iberdrola starts El Pradillo wind farm in Zaragoza

Iberdrola is the leading producer of wind power in Spain, with an installed capacity of 5,770 MW, while its total installed renewable capacity – both wind energy and hydroelectric – reaches 15,790 MW. Iberdrola has begun work on the construction of the El Pradillo wind farm in Zaragoza, with an installed capacity of 23 megawatts … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Iberdrola starts El Pradillo wind farm in Zaragoza

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Navarre has the capacity to install up to 1,900 MW of wind power

The Government of Navarre approved a regional decree that speeds up the authorization of wind farm plants in the Community. Currently exceeds 50 installed with a wind energy of 1,016 MW. This decree, which repeals another of 1996, establishes a procedure “more in line” with the law 24/2013 of the electricity sector in order to … Continue reading Navarre has the capacity to install up to 1,900 MW of wind power

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Wind energy can create 2,000 jobs in the Canary Islands

The installation of new wind power in the Canary Islands boosts local employment and helps to combat climate change. “We do not doubt the benefits of this sustainable energy for the whole citizenry”. This is highlighted by Rafael Martell, president of Aeolican, when describing the impact of wind power on the economy and society of … Continue reading Wind energy can create 2,000 jobs in the Canary Islands

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Wind energy generated 24,8% of electricity in Spain in april

Renewable energies accounted for 41.9% of electricity demand in Spain in April 2019: wind power 24.8%, concentrated solar power or solar thermal 2% and photovoltaic 3.4%.   Generation structure of April 2019 Wind power generation was the leading technology for monthly electricity production in the Peninsula and represented 24.8% of the total. 41.9% of the … Continue reading Wind energy generated 24,8% of electricity in Spain in april

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Navarre streamlines the authorization of wind power

With its entry into force, the General Directorate in the field of energy will be the only administrative interlocutor of the promoters and the demand for PSIS to wind energy will be eliminated. The Government of Navarre has approved, in its session today, a regional decree that streamlines the authorization of wind turbines in Navarre. … Continue reading Navarre streamlines the authorization of wind power

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Wind energy in Spain: Navarre authorizes four new wind power plants

Each wind farm consists of eight wind turbines with an annual production equivalent to the electricity consumption per year of 25,000 homes. The Government of Navarre has authorized the construction of four wind farms in the municipalities of Cadreita and Valtierra. Each of the facilities consists of eight wind turbines, with a total production of … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Navarre authorizes four new wind power plants

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11 new partners enter in the Spanish Wind Energy Association in the last two months

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has welcomed eleven new members who have joined our association from the end of February until this week: Bird & Bird, Preditec, Sermec II, Krilinex Power Solutions, ABEI Energy, BayWA , Principle Power, AleaSoft, FE Energy, Voltalia and Avintia Energía. And so far this year there have been 16 … Continue reading 11 new partners enter in the Spanish Wind Energy Association in the last two months

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The wind energy drops the average price of the market to € 29 / MWh in Spain

Today Thursday is the day in which the average price of the lowest electricity market of the last 12 months is being marked, with 29 euros / MWh. And is that the generation of wind power in Spain has been very high. According to REE data, the demand share covered by wind turbines is reaching … Continue reading The wind energy drops the average price of the market to € 29 / MWh in Spain

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ENGIE boots its renewables’ position in Spain with wind energy plants

NGIE is strengthening its presence on the renewable energy market in Spain with the launch of Phoenix, a new wind power project developed in cooperation with Mirova and Forestalia. Phoenix aims to develop 10 wind farms in Aragon for a total capacity of 342MW. ENGIE will participate as equity investor and as energy manager selling … Continue reading ENGIE boots its renewables’ position in Spain with wind energy plants

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The 342 MW Phoenix wind energy project will produce wind power across 10 wind farm plants in Aragon, Spain

GE Renewable Energy will install 91 onshore wind turbines from its 3MW platform. Mirova, ENGIE and Forestalia will develop the wind power project using GE Renewable Energy’s technology. GE Renewable Energy has been selected as the technology provider for the Phoenix onshore wind project in Aragón Spain. The 342 MW project will be developed by … Continue reading The 342 MW Phoenix wind energy project will produce wind power across 10 wind farm plants in Aragon, Spain

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The wind power generated 2.4% of electricity in March in Spain

Once the effects of the calendar and the temperatures have been corrected, the peninsular demand of the month has been 4.5% lower than the same month of the previous year. 43.5% of the peninsular generation was renewable energy (wind energy 24.2%, solar thermal 2.4% and photovoltaic 3.9%) and 70.9% did not emit CO2.   Generation … Continue reading The wind power generated 2.4% of electricity in March in Spain

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The Spanish wind energy sector contemplates the future with optimism

The wind farm projects of renewable energy auctions in Spain have been an opportunity for the growth of the wind turbines sector and a positive socioeconomic effect for Spain. These are some of the conclusions that emerge from the Wind Yearbook 2019, presented by the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) in the framework of WindEurope … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy sector contemplates the future with optimism

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King Felipe VI of Spain: wind energy is transforming Spain and Europe

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain made an official visit to the 2019 WindEurope annual event in Bilbao today and delivered the keynote speech at the official inauguration. The King’s speech focused on the economic benefits that come with addressing the challenge of climate change, which he described as “very alarming”. The King identified … Continue reading King Felipe VI of Spain: wind energy is transforming Spain and Europe

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Canary Islands approves the execution of seven new wind power farms

With these new wind farms, a total of 26 wind energy facilities will be eligible for the call for aid for the installation of wind power in the Canary Islands, whose deadline for submission ends on Tuesday. The Council of Government of the Canary Islands, on the proposal of the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Commerce … Continue reading Canary Islands approves the execution of seven new wind power farms

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King Felipe VI inaugurates WindEurope 2019 on April 2

His Majesty King Philip VI will inaugurate on April 2 the most important event in the world of wind power sector, WindEurope 2019 Conference & Exhibition. Business, technology and policy leaders will meet at the Bilbao Exhibition Center (BEC) to celebrate this meeting organized by the European WindEurope Wind Association and the Spanish Wind Energy … Continue reading King Felipe VI inaugurates WindEurope 2019 on April 2

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