Solar power in Spain

Spain threatend 45% cuts to solar PV

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

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