Electric Utility Company Iberdrola To Commission 1,400 MW of New Solar Power

Spanish utility firm Iberdrola has announced that it will add 1,400 MW of new solar power in Spain in the coming months. As per the official statement, Iberdrola is currently executing 12 photovoltaic projects, with a combined installed capacity of 550 MW, half of them located in Extremadura, where Iberdrola is building the Almaraz I […]

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Spain Announces 4th Round Of RE Auction For 1.8GW Of Solar Capacity

Spain has scheduled its fourth renewable energy auction round for November 22. The sale will feature 1.8GW of solar capacity to hasten the country’s power system’s decarbonization. Nearly 3GW of solar capacity was won in the first two previous auctions for solar and wind energy, held in 2021. The Ministry of Ecological Transition (MITECO) has […]

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BP And Thyssenkrupp Steel Sign MoU On Supply Of RE In Steel Production

British Oil major BP and German metal working giant Thyssenkrupp Steel have signed an MoU to ensure long-term supply of low carbon hydrogen and renewable power for steel production. Among the renewable options for both the companies are blue hydrogen, green hydrogen, wind and solar generation through solar purchase agreements. Steel accounts for 8-11% of […]

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EnergyLOOP By Inerdrola and FCC Ambito To Recycle Wind Turbine Blades In Spain

EnergyLOOP will recycle the renewable components of the wind turbine blades for reuse in as many sectors as possible solving the long term challenges facing Spain. Launched by Iberdrola and FCC Ámbito, EnergyLoop is an initiative meant for energy transition and ensure circular economy in Spain gearing up for installation of the first blade recycling […]

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Wind & sun powered a record 40% of Spain’s electricity grid in April

Wind and sun powered a record 40 per cent of the Spanish electricity grid in April as renewable energy was boosted by a breezy spring and rising installed capacity, a report from pro-renewable energy think tank Ember Climate said on Tuesday. Wind farms supplied 26.2 per cent of the country’s electricity last month, while sun-powered […]

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Austria’s Verbund bags renewable portfolio in Spain

Austrian hydropower utility Verbund said on Monday it had acquired a portfolio of renewable energy assets in Spain from local private equity fund Q-Energy for an undisclosed sum. The assets include operating photovoltaic power plants with a combined capacity of 82 megawatts (MW) and projects planned to have an eventual capacity of up to 4,000 […]

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50% of Power In Spain Comes From Renewables In April

Span’s national grid operator Red Electrica de Espana has informed in its estimates report that Spain had produced a little over half of its electricity from renewable sources of energy last month. It said that in April the Spanish power coming from clean sources was 50.1 per cent. It has higher than what was produced […]

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Aquila Capital in Deal for Solar Project Portfolio in Spain

With an eye of a 500MW solar photovoltaic (PV) portfolio in Spain, Aquila Capital has signed an agreement with Viridi RE and Solar Ambition. Aquila is a German investment and asset development company and Solar Ambition is a subsidiary of Green Enesys Group. The deal has it that Viridi RE and Solar Ambition will work […]

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Inverter Maker Ingeteam Equips Spain’s 1st Solar+Storage System

Spanish inverter manufacturer Ingeteam recently revealed that the company was chosen by electric utility Iberdrola to be its technology partner for the purpose of equipping its solar plant at the Campo Arañuelo photovoltaic complex, Spain, with a battery energy storage system solution. The 40 MW Arañuelo III photovoltaic plant is already in operation, reportedly the first large-scale […]

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