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The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition

The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the technical and innovation challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition. Rocío Sicre, president of AEE, said at the opening of the day that “the wind power sector is committed to addressing the technical challenges that we will face in the Energy Transition. For this, it will … Continue reading The Spanish wind energy industry responds to the challenges that lie ahead in the Energy Transition

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International Day on Operational Analysis of Wind Farms

Hybridization, big data, equipment improvements, repowering and life management, a debate at the International Day on Operational Analysis of Wind Farm.The event will be opened by Ángeles Heras, Secretary of State for Universities and R & D & I of the Ministry of Science and Innovation.Hybridization, big data, equipment improvements, repowering, life management and new … Continue reading International Day on Operational Analysis of Wind Farms

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AEE and AENOR sign a collaboration agreement for wind energy training in Spain

The collaboration agreement signed by the entities is aimed at cooperation in the field of training and standardization in the renewable energy sector, and was attended by Juan Virgilio Márquez, general director of the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), and Susana Lozano, AENOR Training Director. AENOR and the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) share the … Continue reading AEE and AENOR sign a collaboration agreement for wind energy training in Spain

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Wind energy is one of the industries identified by the Spanish Government as strategic

The wind power sector is one of the industrial sectors identified by the Government as strategic to boost the growth of the industrial sector, improve its competitiveness and generate sustainable growth The Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE), together with the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, have developed the Sectorial Agenda of the Wind Industry, … Continue reading Wind energy is one of the industries identified by the Spanish Government as strategic

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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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