Catalonia boosts photovoltaic self-consumption with batteries


Self-consumption will be one of the pillars of the “National Pact for the Energy Transition” of Catalonia and this is the reason why the Regional Government will implement during this month of September a subsidy program to boost photovoltaic self-consumption with ion- lithium batteries and drive private initiative in the energy area.

The Menorca Biosphere Reserve Agency to install self-consumption facilities in several public buildings


The Menorca Biosphere Reserve Agency, under the Insular Council, has launched a project to incorporate grid-connected photovoltaic self-consumption facilities in several public buildings on the island. The first project of such initiative will be the social-health center of Santa Rita (Ciutadella) where a 100 kWp plant will be installed on the roof of the building.


The UPC commissions an experimental self-consumption facility


The Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) has commissioned an experimental self-consumption facility where it will carry out studies on photovoltaic systems connection / disconnection to grid, inverter control and plant impact analysis, both in distribution networks as in isolated systems.

Self-consumption in the Canary Islands will be free of compensatory taxes until 2022


Energy savings, self-consumption experiences in the islands and transformation of its energy system are the main themes of the European Week of Sustainable Energy in the Canaries, which has coincided with the announcement made yesterday by the Minister of Energy that self-consumption in the Canary Islands will be free of compensatory taxes to the system […]


Spanish Norvento continues its international progress in industrial self-consumption


Norvento, a Spanish renewable technologies company with comprehensive capacity, has installed two new wind turbines nED 100 in Scotland (United Kingdom) for industrial self-consumption. The Spanish company has a stable base in the UK since 2014, where it has expanded its industrial self-consumption business and has already installed 25 turbines.

30,000 Oaxacans access electricity through home photovoltaic systems


The recently completed ACCIONA Microenergy Foundation’s “Luz en Casa Oaxaca” program has achieved its goal of bringing electricity through third generation home photovoltaic systems to the most remote communities in the State of Oaxaca, with more than 7,500 families serviced in 488 locations.