Intersolar Europe awards a virtual power plant that improves grid stability


Intersolar Europe closes its doors with an estimated attendance in excess of 40,000 visitors that were able to visit a total of 1,100 exhibitors, in a very special edition of this solar industry global leading fair and that this year celebrates its tenth anniversary. For the first time ever, the Intersolar Awards jury has selected […]

UNEF calls for changes concerning the new renewables auction announced yesterday by Rajoy


UNEF welcomes the Government’s intent to hold a new renewables auction before summer but believes that it is imperative to reform the auction’s design so that wind and photovoltaic technologies be able to exert their competitiveness in an equitable system and without artificial barriers.


Spanish energy auction angry photovoltaic sector


The current renewable capacity auctioning model places photovoltaics at a disadvantage in competitive conditions, according to the conclusions of the day “The possibilities of photovoltaics in the next auction” organized last Wednesday by the Spanish Photovoltaic Union. This substantiates what we already published last week as regards what the experts claimed in the sessions on […]

Villanueva, the American continent´s largest photovoltaic plant under construction


Enel, through its renewable subsidiary in Mexico, Enel Green Power Mexico (EGPM), has begun construction works of its Villanueva 754 MW photovoltaic solar power plant in Viesca in the state of Coahuila.


Yingli Spain supplies more than 50 MW of solar panels for two plants in Japan


Yingli has announced that its subsidiary Yingli Spain or Yingli Green Energy Spain, S.L.U. has signed an agreement to supply 50.6 megawatts (MW) in solar panels with X-ELIO, a Spanish developer and operator of large-scale photovoltaic systems.

Photovoltaics in Asturias could total about 3,000 jobs after the coming auctions

Photovoltaics offer jobs to 1,890 people in Asturias (direct and indirect), with companies working mainly in components manufacturing and marketing as well as in engineering and installation. This figure could increase by another 960 jobs following the auctions announced by the Government.