Spain puts pressure for the Winter Package to include urgent measures on interconnections


Minister of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda, Álvaro Nadal, participated on Monday in the European Union´s Council of Ministers of Energy held in Luxembourg, where Member States have adopted a common position on the two proposals for directives on energy efficiency and have reviewed the situation of the other proposals of the so-called Winter Package. […]

Emissions from electricity generation decreased by 18.3% in 2016 according to REE


They reached the lowest level for the past ten years: the level of emissions from electricity generation in Spain stood at 63.5 million tons, 18.3% below the 2015 level, and 43.1% less than that of 2007, according to the “Report of the Spanish Electricity System 2016” which is published annually by Red Eléctrica.


Neoenergia and Elektro merger creates a new electric leader in Brazil and Latin America


Neoenergia´s shareholders -Iberdrola (39%), Caixa de Previdência dos Funcionários do Banco de Brasil (Previ) (49%) and BB Banco de Investimentos (Bank of Brazil) (12%) – have reached an agreement by virtue of which the company will incorporate the activity and business of Elektro, Brazilian subsidiary of Iberdrola2. In this way, the merger of Neoenergia and […]

Acciona to supply Telefónica with green electricity


Acciona will supply Telefónica with green electricity in 2018 under a contract signed yesterday by the presidents of both companies, José Manuel Entrecanales and José María Álvarez Pallete.


The increase in auctions suggests a greater interest in the PPAs


Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) or bilateral contracts for the purchase-sale of electricity are very new contracts still in Spain, but which generate great interest especially among investors in renewable energies. These contracts have their conditions set out by the parties in the long term with a fixed or variable price, and do not involve any […]

The renewable energy coverage ratio was 68.12% in March


The renewable energy coverage ratio was 68.12% in March according to the CNMC´s reports on the 3rd provisional settlement of 2017 of the electricity, renewable energy, cogeneration and waste and the natural gas sectors.