Archive for the ‘Renewable energy in Spain’ Category

Spain threatend 45% cuts to solar PV

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
The Spanish Ministry of Industry has announced plans to cut feed-in tariffs for photovoltaic installations by up to 45 per cent.  Spain is currently the biggest solar generator in the world. The Guardian

World’s largest solar power station opens in Spain

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
Spain has just opened the world’s largest solar power station, with which it has overtaken the USA as the biggest solar generator. The country’s total solar power production is now equivalent to the output of a nuclear power station. The new La Florida solar plant in Badajoz is a parabolic trough which collects solar energy by reflecting it off a parabolic mirror on to a fluid-filled tub. Read in The Guardian

Waste could produce up to 7% Spain’s electricity

Friday, February 26th, 2010
Researchers have calculated the energy and economic potential of urban solid waste, sludge from water treatment plants and livestock slurry for generating electricity in Spain. They believe waste in Spain could generate between 8.13 and 20.95 TWh (terawatt hours), representing some 7% of the country’s needs. More here

Andalusian fields from space

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Is the future concentrated solar power?

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Record Spanish wind power record

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Wind power boost for Spain

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Spanish wind power record

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Solar towers in Andalucia

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Threat to important birding site in Extremadura

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008