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Message from the Spanish Wind Energy Association, Impact of COVID-19 on the wind power sector

The wind energy sector is strategic for the country and our companies are absolutely committed to the current situation. The effort is maximum so that the 1,203 wind farms can continue producing electricity, the factories continue supplying components, the parks under construction continue their works and the service companies can carry out their function of … Continue reading Message from the Spanish Wind Energy Association, Impact of COVID-19 on the wind power sector

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Abengoa Concentrated Solar Power contract signals Spanish maintenance battle

Abengoa’s first full-scope third-party Concentrating Solar Power maintenance contract in Spain comes as new investors, ageing assets and potential new build place greater focus on operational efficiency, experts told New Energy Update. In January, pulp and biomass specialist Ence Energia y Celulosa awarded Abengoa a three-year operation and maintenance (O&M) contract for its 50 MW … Continue reading Abengoa Concentrated Solar Power contract signals Spanish maintenance battle

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Coronavirus paralyzes wind energy jobs in Spain

The coronavirus outbreak in Spain has forced the government to declare a state of emergency and impose extraordinary measures and restrictions, which have resulted in the closure of factories in the country in at least two large companies in the wind power industry. According to a report on Tuesday by the Europa Press news agency, … Continue reading Coronavirus paralyzes wind energy jobs in Spain

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Iberdrola guarantees the electricity supply and activates its action plan to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

Iberdrola, which provides an essential service for the population, reinforces the normal functioning of its facilities and critical and strategic activities with a battery of 65 specific measures.The group’s president, Ignacio Galán, has informed the staff of the measures taken and has appealed to the great sense of responsibility always shown by Iberdrola workers to … Continue reading Iberdrola guarantees the electricity supply and activates its action plan to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

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Wind energy becomes the first technology in Spain

Wind energy becomes the first installed power technology in the peninsula, ahead of the combined cycle that until now had been the leader. The year 2019 has marked a turning point in the transition of the peninsular electricity system towards a sustainable energy model. The integration of 6,528 MW of new renewable generation has meant … Continue reading Wind energy becomes the first technology in Spain

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A delegation from the Egyptian national energy agency visits one of Indertec’s concentrated solar power plants

On Tuesday, February 25, a delegation from the NREA (The Egyptian National Renewable Energy Agency) visited the inPOWER concentrating solar power plant that CSIN (the Indertec company that markets the Thermosolar energy modules) is building in Magtel (Seville). This visit is part of a project led by CENER, National Center for Renewable Energies under the … Continue reading A delegation from the Egyptian national energy agency visits one of Indertec’s concentrated solar power plants

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Navarra declares three renewable interest projects for wind energy and photovoltaic

Navarra declares three renewable interest projects for wind power and photovoltaic energy.The Government of Navarra has adapted three agreements that declare three business projects related to wind farms and photovoltaic solar plants, promoted by the companies Enerfin, Nordex and Suno, as foral interest investments.The three projects fall under the strategic area ‘Renewable energies and resources’ … Continue reading Navarra declares three renewable interest projects for wind energy and photovoltaic

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Juver chooses Iberdrola to manufacture all its juices with solar and wind energy energy

Iberdrola will supply 22 GWh of electricity from solar and wind power, free of CO2 emissions. Iberdrola and Juver Food add in their decarbonization strategies, upon reaching an energy purchase and sale agreement, which will allow the manufacturing company to prepare all its juices with energy from 100% renewable generation sources and, therefore, free of … Continue reading Juver chooses Iberdrola to manufacture all its juices with solar and wind energy energy

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Aragon leads the development of wind energy in Spain

“It is an important day for several municipalities and also for the process of decarbonization of the economy, which Aragón aspires to lead.” With these words, the Vice President and Minister of Industry, Competitiveness and Business Development of the Government of Aragon, Arturo Aliaga, presented the Fréscano de Naturgy wind farm, which is located in … Continue reading Aragon leads the development of wind energy in Spain

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Repsol buys 860 MW Spanish wind energy portfolio from Forestalia

Repsol has closed the purchase of 860 MW in wind power projects from the green company Forestalia.The sale includes 26 non-subsidized wind energy projects that will be developed in Aragon between 2020-22, Forestalia said, although the firm did not disclose the financial details of the transaction.This new wind farm project with wind turbines, called Delta … Continue reading Repsol buys 860 MW Spanish wind energy portfolio from Forestalia

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Concentrated Solar Power investors return to Spain as market outlook brightens

New tariff legislation, proven plant performance and a growing need for storage is increasing investor confidence in Spanish Concentrated Solar Power ownership, investors told New Energy Update. Earlier this month, UK-based investment fund Cubico Sustainable Investments acquired the 50 MW Arenales Solar Thermal Plant in Seville, southern Spain, from the PanEuropean Infrastructure Fund. Online since … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power investors return to Spain as market outlook brightens

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Wind energy in Aragon, Naturgy inaugurates the Fréscano wind farm

The wind power installation has created 160 jobs and will be able to produce 80 GWh of energy per year, the equivalent of the annual electricity consumption of more than 30,000 homes.The wind farm is made up of 7 state-of-the-art wind turbines and will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 63,000 tons per … Continue reading Wind energy in Aragon, Naturgy inaugurates the Fréscano wind farm

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Wind energy exceeds 25,700 MW installed in Spain

Spain leads the ranking of EU countries in onshore wind farm installation. Spain has increased wind power by 2,243 MW in 2019, multiplying by five the installed wind turbines capacity compared to the previous year, adding a total of 25,704 MW of wind power installed with wind turbines. Wind energy has produced 20.8% of the … Continue reading Wind energy exceeds 25,700 MW installed in Spain

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The use of serrated teeth in wind turbine blades increases their wind energy production

Elena Llorente Trujillo has investigated in her doctoral thesis, read at UPNA, the effect produced by adding this type of elements to wind turbines. Elena Llorente Trujillo has investigated in her doctoral thesis how the installation of serrated teeth on the trailing edge of the blades influences the aerodynamic performance of wind turbines. “These devices … Continue reading The use of serrated teeth in wind turbine blades increases their wind energy production

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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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