Spanish ratification of the Paris Agreement published in the BOE


The BOE published yesterday the ratification instrument by which Spain adheres to the Paris Agreement as a result of the Climate Summit held in the French capital in December 2015 and which also includes the world´s two most polluting countries, the United States and China.

The Energy Union calls for a low-carbon, efficient and fair economy


The second report on the Energy Union state presented yesterday claims that Europe is on track to achieving its 2020 targets in terms of GHG emissions, energy efficiency and renewables. In order to strengthen this process, the Commission also announced a new Energy Union Tour.


Next renewable energy auction in the first quarter of 2017


The Government has announced today that the next renewable energy auction will be held within the first quarter of 2017. To this purpose, it has sent a proposal for regulations to the CNMC that will conduct a hearing process for its assessment by interested parties.

Remuneration for renewables will increase by 600 million euro


The Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda announces an increase of 600 million euro in remuneration for production facilities based on renewable energy sources, cogeneration and waste for the period 2017-2019.


Trump´s victory introduces uncertainty in US renewable sector


The US photovoltaic sector hopes that the new president, Donald Trump, will not eliminate or cut the federal incentives currently being benefitted by solar energy projects in the country. Already on Wednesday, as a result of the election results, Glencore Plc, the largest coal operator, rose more than 7 percent in the US Stock Market […]

Too many powers for Álvaro Nadal?


Álvaro Nadal will carry the ministerial portfolio of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda. To the already entrenched problems that the energy sector has in Spain – such as the coal issue and the situation of renewables, the controversial task of reviewing the licenses to nuclear power plants over the next ten years and the necessary […]