Tag: Spain

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Spain: Grant-qualifying 60MWh battery storage project proposed for Enel Green Power solar PV plant

February 15, 2023

Via: Energy Storage News

A 60MWh battery energy storage project co-located with an existing solar PV plant has been proposed in Spain, the latest to qualify for a recently-announced €150 million (US$160.7 million) package of grants. Company ‘Seguidores Solares Planta 2 SLU’ yesterday (14 […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Shell boosts EV charging business in Spain and Portugal

July 8, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Shell España SA has acquired 100% of Cable Energía, a Spanish developer and operator of electric vehicle charging points. This acquisition will enable Shell to offer on-the-go EV charging services to drivers and fleets at destination locations in Spain and […]

News and Policies, World

Spanish solar hits historic generation record in month of lockdown

April 3, 2020

Via: PV Resources

Spain’s PV players broke their own records in a month when the country ground to a halt under quarantining measures over the COVID-19 crisis, according to new official figures. Spanish grid operator REE said the technology is “lighting the path” […]

Electric, Energy Consumption, Global

Electricity Demand Decreases Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns

March 30, 2020

Via: Power Magazine

A study published by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) shows peak demand and energy use decreased as much as 21% in some areas as a result of actions taken to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The report—COVID-19 Bulk System […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Amazon gives green light to new solar projects in the US and Spain

December 3, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Amazon revealed details of new renewable energy projects in the U.S. and Spain Tuesday, with the tech giant seeking to ramp up the greening of its operations. Together, the three solar projects are expected to generate nearly 700,000 megawatt hours […]

News and Policies, World

Spain now has 900 unmanned petrol stations

August 13, 2019

Via: PetrolPlaza

Out of the 11,646 petrol stations in Spain, only 882 are fully unmmaned, accounting for 7.5% of the total. According to the latest study by the National Commission on Markets and Competition (CNMC), it would be advisable for both the […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, World

Renewable Energy In Spain: From The ‘Sun Tax’ To The Promotion Of Collective Self-Consumption

April 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

A few weeks before the general elections, the Spanish Government approved on Friday 5 a Royal Decree that regulates the new conditions for self-consumption of electricity, which encourage collective self-consumption and establishes a simplified mechanism for compensation of self-produced and […]

News and Policies, World

Here Are Solar’s Next Gigawatt-Scale Markets

November 29, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

When this year comes to a close, GTM Research expects eight countries will top the 1-gigawatt mark in annual PV installations. By the end of 2018, that number will grow to 13 countries. According to GTM Research’s latest Global Solar […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

The future of wind turbines could be bladeless

September 29, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

With their considerable height and large blades turning almost hypnotically, wind turbines have become an iconic symbol of the planet’s shift to renewable sources of energy. In Spain, however, one business is looking to design wind generators that produce renewable […]