Catalonia urges to put wind turbines in the sea to meet renewables targets
The Catalan Minister for Climate Action, Food and Rural Agenda, Teresa Jordà, warns of the need for "an offshore wind farm on the Catalan coast". Less than 20% of Catalonia's electricity production comes from renewable sources. And on the near…
RWE has given the go-ahead for its 17th Spanish wind farm
RWE is spending over €40 million in its new Rea Unificado wind farm in northeastern Spain. The 43 MW wind farm will be developed near Soria, around 160 kilometers east of Saragossa. The nine Nordex wind turbines will be installed…
Spain to announce renewables projects for Concentrated Solar Power and biomass by April
The Spanish government will publish its next renewable energy contract in April 2022, awarding 500 MW to projects based mostly on concentrated solar power (200 MW) and biomass (140 MW), according to the ministry for the ecological transition. The overall…
By 2030, Spain intends to build up to 3 GW of offshore Wind energy
Last week, Spain adopted its first Offshore Wind Roadmap. It intends to jump-start offshore wind deployment, with the goal of having up to 3 GW operational by 2030. Given the topography of Spain, it will all be floating offshore wind.…
Iberdrola: Spain’s most powerful wind turbines
Iberdrola has started work on the 15-megawatt El Puntal II wind farm near Malaga, which will feature the company's largest and most powerful wind turbines in the country. This is the company's first wind power project in Andalusia in this…
RWE expands its renewables business in Spain
In Spain, RWE is constructing two new solar farms with a combined capacity of 88MW. The 44MW Casa Valdes and 44MW Puerta del Sol solar farms will be built near Madrid in the province of Guadalajara. The first phase of…
Iberdrola launches new project in Andalusia
Iberdrola SA announced today that construction on the 15-MW El Puntal II wind farm in Malaga, southern Spain, has begun. This is the company's first wind project in the Andalusia region since the new investment cycle began. According to the…
More renewable energy is Spain’s response to high energy prices

Spain has announced an auction for new wind and solar farms with a total capacity of 3.3 gigawatts. After power rates climbed to new highs this summer, the Spanish government is pushing to bring additional solar and wind farms online.…

Spain’s energy cooperatives are leading the way in harnessing solar energy

As the government signals a shift in regulations that favor energy conglomerates, community efforts are gaining traction. The government declared that some of the current renewable energy allocations will be in small lots rather than enormous tranches that only giant…

Repsol aims to achieve a 20GW renewables program by 2030

The renewable energy investments of a Spanish oil and gas company will grow to €19.3 billion between 2021 and 2025. Increasingly aggressive objectives have been set by Repsol, which will help the business speed its energy transformation and achieve a…