Wind better positioned than photovoltaic for the next auction


This was one of the findings drawn yesterday during the conference “Renewables in 2017: new capacity auctions” organized in Madrid by APPA where outstanding sector experts analyzed the ministerial proposal and explained the necessary calculation methodology to bid in the next auction. Elena Alonso Asensio. Madrid

Ministry of Energy announces it will update remuneration to renewables


The Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda has announced through a press release the update of the remuneration to renewables, cogeneration and waste for the period between 2017 and 2020. This update will involve an increase of about 600 million euros per year.


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.

New renewables auction in the islands in the first four months of 2017


This renewables auction will allow the different technologies to compete so that the cost for the consumer is lowered. This new initiative joins the one that is already planned for the peninsula to be held within the first quarter of 2017 and will aim at the installation of 3,000 new megawatts before December 31, 2019.


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.

A decree law will force all marketers to finance the social bond


There is complete unanimity among all parliamentary groups on the need to maintain the status quo of the social bond and that it continues to be financed by the electricity marketers, although, while hitherto this obligation applied only to the integrated ones, the new legislation will extend this obligation to all without discrimination.