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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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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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By 2030, wind power in Spain will supply more than 30% of electricity

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has developed the analysis “The necessary elements for an energy transition. Proposals for the electricity sector”. This document has recently been sent to the Spanish Committee of Experts for Energy Transition. With it, AEE aims at making specific and realistic proposals on the contribution of wind power for 2020, … Continue reading By 2030, wind power in Spain will supply more than 30% of electricity

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Wind energy industry gears up for Spanish 4.1 GW deployment challenge

WindEurope welcomes the 1.1 GW awarded to wind yesterday in the Spanish renewables auction. The figure adds to the nearly 3 GW wind won in the previous auction in May 2017. According to the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), the installation of the projects accorded to wind this year (and in 2016) will translate into … Continue reading Wind energy industry gears up for Spanish 4.1 GW deployment challenge

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The Spanish wind power sector believes in the collaboration of all players to install in the next two years the more than 4,600 MW awarded in tenders between 2016 and 2017

Wind power has been awarded 1,128 MW of the total of 5,037 MW in the Spanish tender held yesterday. This gives continuity to the industry’s activity in order to achieve compliance with European targets. The sector is confident that all players involved – developers, manufacturers, financial institutions, local and state public entities, etc. – will … Continue reading The Spanish wind power sector believes in the collaboration of all players to install in the next two years the more than 4,600 MW awarded in tenders between 2016 and 2017

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The Spanish wind energy sector installs zero megawatts in 2015

The year 2015 has closed as the darkest in the history of wind energy in Spain, with zero megawatts installed. This has not happened since the 80´s, when a shy development of the sector started in our country, which was accelerated in the 90´s and consolidated in the next decade, reaching 22,988 MW currently. Wind … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy sector installs zero megawatts in 2015

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The Spanish Wind Energy Association believes that the outcome of the 500 MW auction does not reflect the reality of the sector

The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), which represents 90% of Spanish wind energy sector, believes that the outcome of the auction held on Friday 14th, the first in Spain ever, is not significant because it does not reflect the reality of the sector. The fact that the auction was isolated (there is no calendar for … Continue reading The Spanish Wind Energy Association believes that the outcome of the 500 MW auction does not reflect the reality of the sector

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The Spanish Wind Energy Association launches the wind power barometer to show that wind energy reduces electricity price

It´s a fact that wind power reduces the price of electricity: the more the wind blows, the lower the pool or wholesale electricity market price is, which benefits consumers and companies in their electricity bills. To make this lowering effect of wind power on prices more evident to consumers, the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) … Continue reading The Spanish Wind Energy Association launches the wind power barometer to show that wind energy reduces electricity price

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The Spanish wind power industry installed less than 0.1 MW in the first semester

The consequences of the strong regulatory punishment suffered by the Spanish wind power sector are already visible: in the first semester of the year, Spain only installed a wind turbine of 0.08 MW in Galicia, bringing the total installed wind power to 22,970.58 MW, according to data compiled by the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE). … Continue reading The Spanish wind power industry installed less than 0.1 MW in the first semester

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Wind energy is Spain’s number one electricity provider

In 2013 Spain achieved a world first – it became the only country in the world where wind energy is the leading electricity supplier over a whole year. The Spanish electricity system operator, Red Eléctrica de España (REE), reported that wind powered electricity met 20.9% of the country’s power demand, followed by nuclear at 20.8%. … Continue reading Wind energy is Spain’s number one electricity provider

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Wind power has increased by 175 MW in Spain in 2013, the lowest rate of growth in 16 years

The wind sector installed 175 MW in Spain in 2013, up 0.77% on a year-by-year basis. This is the lowest growth rate in the sector since 1997, the year in which it was regulated for the first time in the Electrical Sector Law. On December 31st total accumulated power in the sector stood at 22,959 … Continue reading Wind power has increased by 175 MW in Spain in 2013, the lowest rate of growth in 16 years

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Spain was in 2013 the first country where wind energy was the first source of electricity for an entire year

For the first time in history, wind has been the primary source of electricity in Spain in a whole year. In fact, Spain is the first country in the world where wind is ranked as the technology that contributes most to the power demand coverage for an entire year. According to the 2013 advance report … Continue reading Spain was in 2013 the first country where wind energy was the first source of electricity for an entire year

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Wind power generated largest part of Spain

Wind energy generated 21.1% of Spain’s energy in 2013, while coal-fired power plants declined by 4.7%. Spain generated the largest chunk of its energy from wind power in 2013 – the first country to hit this renewables milestone – according to figures from the country’s national wind association. Asociación Empresarial Eólica (AEE) is set to … Continue reading Wind power generated largest part of Spain

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The wind energy industry installed 1,112 MW in Spain in 2012

The wind energy industry installed 1,112 MW in Spain in 2012, representing an increase of 5.13% in the year. This percentage increase is similar to that of 2011, the weakest of the history of wind energy in Spain. On December 31, the total accumulated wind power sector amounted to 22,785 MW, according to data compiled … Continue reading The wind energy industry installed 1,112 MW in Spain in 2012

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The Spanish Wind Energy Association studies legal actions against the new cuts approved by the Government

The Spanish wind sector regards the measures adopted by the Government for the sector as unacceptable. These measures eliminate the possibility of receiving the market price plus a premium, imposing  that all Spanish wind farms will have to perceive the fixed tariff as from January 1st. Secondly, it reduces the parameters whereby the premiums are … Continue reading The Spanish Wind Energy Association studies legal actions against the new cuts approved by the Government

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Spanish government is destroying ten years of wind energy development

For the last 100 days, wind energy has provided more of Spain’s power than any other source. Yet the government is cutting support for the sector and putting a major electricity provider – and domestic industry – at risk. Heikki Willstedt Mesa, Energy Policies Director for the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) explains why the … Continue reading Spanish government is destroying ten years of wind energy development

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Wind farms break energy record in Spain

Past three months saw wind energy plants produce more electricity than any other source for first time, Spanish Wind Energy Association says. Over the last three months wind farms produced more electricity than any other power source in Spain for the first time ever, an industry group has said. The country delivered over six terawatt hours … Continue reading Wind farms break energy record in Spain

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Wind energy enough to light almost all Spanish households

People who work in the Spanish wind energy sector will no doubt be sharing great news with those attending next week’s EWEA 2013 Annual Eventin Vienna: the nation’s monthly wind-power output exceeded 6 terawatt-hours for the first time in January. The Spanish Wind Energy Association’s blog, Somos Eolicos, reported that amount of power would be … Continue reading Wind energy enough to light almost all Spanish households

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Installed wind energy capacity in Spain reached 21,673 MW in 2011

With more than 21,673 MW of wind power installed, more than 19,450 wind turbines are operating in Spain, grouped among 930 wind farms. Installed wind energy capacity in Spain reached 21,673 MW in 2011 with the addition of 1,050 MW, according to the Spanish Wind Energy Association’s (AEE) Wind Observatory. Smaller growth was expected for … Continue reading Installed wind energy capacity in Spain reached 21,673 MW in 2011

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