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Trump blows-up Obama’s environmental policy and gives a boost to fossils


Donald Trump has signed an “Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence” on Tuesday, which, among other measures, revokes four Presidential actions of the Obama administration on environmental policy and terminates Obama’s Climate Action Plan, orders a review of his predecessor´s “Clean Energy Plan ” and the examination of some government agencies actions that could potentially […]

Call for an urgent plan to implement renewables in Catalonia

The Association of Renewable Energy Companies (APPA), EolicCat, PIMEC and Spanish Photovoltaic Union (UNEF) have alerted the Catalan administration and all political forces on the urgent need to release a plan to accelerate renewable energy implementation in Catalonia if the Government’s goal is to reach 50% electricity generation from renewables by 2030.

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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.

Latin America is the world´s second region producing and consuming the most coal

The Latin America and Caribbean region disgorges 371 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere from the consumption of wood and coal. Jointly they produce about 9 million tons of coal. This has a huge impact on the atmosphere and global warming. However, using wood as a greener energy source has great potential […]

The controversial uranium mine in Salamanca is given green light by Euratom

The new uranium mine is located in the town of Retortillo and plans are to obtain its first production by the end of 2018. It is expected that when the project, launched by an Australian company, reaches the design production it will be able to meet approximately 10% of EU’s total uranium requirements.

Colombia to incorporate 2,025 MW of renewable energy in the next 15 years


The National Government has approved the Generation Transmission Reference Expansion Plan for the period 2016-2030 with which Colombia will incorporate 5,362 new electric MW in the next fifteen years of which 2,025 MW, that is around 40%, will be produced using renewable energies.

The municipality of Artenara achieves energy saving by 67% with the PC-Amber LED technology


The Canary Island municipality of Artenara, on the island of Gran Canaria, has replaced its 80W mercury vapor lamps with Ignialight 24W LED luminaires. With the change, we have contributed 67% of energy saving in the city besides emitting an efficient and sustainable lighting respectful with the nocturnal wildlife.

Navantia starts construction of East Anglia One marine park substation for Iberdrola

Yesterday at the Puerto Real shipyard Navantia started the steel cut of the electrical substation for Iberdrola’s East Anglia One marine wind farm in the United Kingdom. The company did a ceremonial act in which it carried out the cut pertaining to the Cable Deck.

Iberdrola´s first offshore wind project in the United States


Offshore wind. Iberdrola, through AVANGRID, has been awarded the rights to develop and build a wind farm of up to 1,486 MW in the area known as Kitty Hawk, 24 nautical miles off the coast of North Carolina, in the United States.

AEG Power Solutions equips two cogeneration plants for Iberdrola in Mexico


The supply is made for Tamoin that builds two cogeneration plants under the turnkey mode for Iberdrola in Mexico. The contract, forwarded from AEG Power Solutions’ Alava factory, is comprised of a set of uninterruptible power supplies and rectifiers-battery chargers.