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The World Bank explores the potential of solar thermal concentration in the Middle East and North Africa

22/03/2017

More than 100 senior energy officials from seven countries in the MENA region – Middle East and North Africa – have met in Ouarzazate, Morocco, for the first meeting of the Solar Thermal Concentration Energy Knowledge and Innovation Program (CSP) in the Middle East (MENA CSP KIP), a World Bank initiative to promote this form […]

Smart meters have already replaced 62% of analog meters

The total number of smart meters installed in Spain up to the first half of 2016 amounted to 17.54 million, representing 62% of all existing meters, according to CNMC’s “Report on the effective integration of meters with telemetry and remote management of electric consumers with contracted power of less than 15 kW (measuring equipment type […]

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The merger between Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa could be effective in early April

21/03/2017

The merger between Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa has achieved unconditional approval from European competition authorities on Monday. Following the approval of the necessary jurisdictions, the antitrust authorization process is thus closed, having met all the previous conditions for the merger. Once the closing actions are completed, Siemens and Gamesa anticipate that the merger will […]

The Government insists that coal serves as a backup for renewables and is good for prices

During the meeting that the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda held on Monday with unions to discuss about the coal sector, the role of this raw material in the Spanish energy system and its role as a backup for renewables was addressed. The clean energy sector insists that there are renewables that are manageable […]

Avebiom calls for introducing a tax on CO2 emissions to effectively fight climate change

20/03/2017

Javier Díaz, president of the Spanish Association for the Energetic Use of Biomass, Avebiom, has submitted a report to Isabel García Tejerina Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment, in which he proposes to the Government the introduction of a tax on CO2 emissions in Spain” as a more effective general approach to fighting climate […]

The Government rejects the processing of the draft law that eliminates the sun tax

The text of the Draft Law registered on January 25 in the Congress that was agreed upon by all political parties with the exception of the Popular Party and Foro Asturias, provides for the elimination of sun tax and the possibility of shared self-consumption facilities, namely in neighborhood communities, for example.

Madrid has an A Plan to halve its mobility emissions by 2030

17/03/2017

“It is called A Plan because there cannot be a B Plan,” said Madrid’s Mayor Manuela Carmena yesterday during the presentation of the Air Quality and Climate Change Plan that includes 30 measures to reduce pollution and greenhouse gases. In addition to regulating access to the city and boosting electric mobility, it includes a road […]

Norvento. Intelligent renewable technology made in Spain at Ecobuild 2017

The Spanish company Norvento will present in the framework of Ecobuild 2017 – one of the main events for the design, construction and sustainable architecture worldwide -, its line of smart renewable technology for corporate buildings and headquarters, with which it intends to be at the forefront of sustainable building.

Amazon, General Motors, Google … US companies increasingly invest in wind

16/03/2017

More and more American companies are joining in the purchase of wind energy or investing in the generation of renewable energy to achieve their emission reduction targets. Amazon, General Motors, Google, Proctor & Gamble or IKEA are some of them.

HOLTROP S.L.P. creates the participatory legal defense platform EQUANIMITY Litigation

It is EQUANIMITY Litigation, a participatory legal defense platform that allows people to undertake legal actions for fair and sustainable causes with very high chances of success and to individuals or groups that might otherwise not have been able to have professional and specialized legal assistance.

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