El PV Mobile Lab de Enertis inspecciona módulos de El Romero Solar en Chile

• El Romero Solar, el mayor proyecto fotovoltaico de Sudamérica, propiedad de Acciona, contará con una verificación de rendimiento de módulos fotovoltaicos • Parte de la capacidad de la planta va destinada a suministrar electricidad al centro de datos de Google en el país   Enertis ha sido seleccionada para verificar los módulos de El Romero Solar, en Chile, la planta solar fotovoltaica con mayor capacidad en Sudamérica, propiedad de Acciona, una de las principales corporaciones empresariales españolas, líder en la promoción y gestión de energías renovables. Enertis llevará a cabo, entre otras, pruebas de verificación de la degradación de los módulos directamente en terreno con el PV Mobile Lab,

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E.ON has more green electricity than customers need

Published data confirm E.ON’s outstanding contribution to the energy transition in Germany E.ON has more green electricity in its German distribution grids than end-customers can use. On average it is almost some percent more than the actual electricity sales via the grids of Avacon, Bayernwerk, E.DIS and Schleswig-Holstein Netz. The excess electricity that cannot be distributed to customers in the operator’s own network areas is fed into the gird of the transmission system operators. E.ON’s grid operators therefore have an important role to play in the energy transition. This is also supported by the detailed figures published by the four companies for the first time today. The information made available

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Abengoa selected to develop a transmission line in Chile

Transelec SA has awarded the consortium made up of Abengoa and Kipreos Ingenieros, the project of constructing a 500 kV line, as well as different works on two substations. The project is worth approximately $93 million. 20 February, 2017 – Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, in consortium with Kipreos Ingenieros, has been selected to develop a 500 kV high voltage new transmission line, in addition to a number of works to be undertaken on two electric substations in Chile. The contract is awarded by Transelec, the country’s main supplier of high voltage systems and is worth

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Energy consumption in the EU below its 1990 level but EU dependence on fossil fuel imports on the rise

Gross energy consumption in the European Union, reflecting the amount of energy needed to meet EU domestic demand, was the lowest level since 1990, although fossil fuels remain “by far” their main source of supply . According to data published by the EU statistical office Eurostat, the EU consumed in 2015 the equivalent of 1,626 million tonnes of oil, a decrease of 2.5% over 1990 and a fall of 11.6% over the recorded peak In 2016. However, almost three-quarters of that energy still comes from fossil fuels (73%), although that chapter also fell from 83% in 1990, Eurostat said. In the same period, imports of this type of energy increased

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Iberdrola installs the first wind turbine in the Wikinger offshore wind farm (Germany)

The company has successfully installed the first of the 70 wind turbines of the wind farm, meeting the demanding deadlines the company had previously agreed. Wikinger will supply a power of 350 MW, supplying renewable energy to 350,000 German homes. Iberdrola has successfully installed the first of the 70 wind turbines of the Wikinger offshore wind farm, a renewable energy infrastructure that the company has developed in the German waters of the Baltic Sea. With the installation of the first wind turbine, Iberdrola has reached a new and significant milestone in the development of this infrastructure, after completing the installation of the jackets or executing the foundations of the offshore substation and

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EU invests €444 million in key energy infrastructure

Today EU Member States agreed on the Commission’s proposal to invest €444 million in key European energy infrastructure projects. Today EU Member States agreed on the Commission’s proposal to invest €444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. The 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects will contribute to achieving the Energy Union‘s goals by connecting European energy networks, increasing security of energy supply, and contributing to the sustainable development by integrating renewable energy sources across the EU. The Energy Union strategy has at its centre the transition to a low-carbon, and secure and competitive economy. Properly interconnected electricity lines and gas pipelines form the backbone of an integrated

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The EU will invest 6.2 million euros in electrical interconnections between Spain and France

The European Union will invest 6.2 million euros to carry out a study on electrical interconnections between the French region of Aquitaine and the community of the Basque Country, as announced by the European Commission on Friday. The money will go to an additional study of the project “Gulf of Biscay”, said the Community Executive, which integrates the funding of this initiative within a total program of € 444 million investment in energy infrastructure in the EU as a whole Has received the approval of the Member States. The Vice-President of the EC and European Commissioner for Energy Union, Maros Sefcovic, in a statement stressed the importance of such projects

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Landis+Gyr’s Smart Meters to Power Ambitious Project in Spain

One of the world’s largest energy providers has renewed their trust in Landis+Gyr: Spanish market leader IBERDROLA has signed an order for the supply of more than 700,000 smart meters, after Landis+Gyr has already been chosen to provide a total of 1.5 million devices over the past six years. The newly ordered smart meters are of the latest generation and will be installed within the scope of the final phase of the STAR mass rollout, starting in 2017. By December 2018, IBERDROLA aims to equip all of its domestic electricity customers with smart meters, as required by Spanish regulations. For nearly a decade, IBERDROLA has been a major driving force

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Gamesa reaffirms its leadership in India with orders for the supply of 278 MW at seven wind developments

In total, the company has been commissioned to install 139 of its G114-2.0 MW and G97-2.0 MW wind turbines Gamesa continues to reinforce its positioning in India, where the company has ranked as the leading OEM for the last three years, with seven new orders. Specifically, the company will supply a total of 278 MW to several customers1. Gamesa will supply, install and commission the turbines at all seven developments. Three of them are EPC contracts, so that it will also perform the corresponding civil engineering work at these facilities. In all, Gamesa will supply 99 (198 MW) of its G114-2.0 turbines and 40 (80 MW) of its G97-2.0 MW

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La cuarta parte de los parques eólicos españoles, en los servicios de ajuste del sistema eléctrico

La eólica sí es gestionable: una cuarta parte de los parques españoles puede participar ya en los servicios de ajuste del sistema eléctrico   • Un total de 5.700 MW eólicos se han unido ya a las tecnologías convencionales en los conocidos como mercados y servicios de ajuste, que son gestionados por REE y garantizan la seguridad de suministro • El pasado sábado se cumplió un año desde que la eólica puede participar en la gestión del equilibrio entre la generación y la demanda del sistema • España es el primer país del mundo en el que la tecnología renovable lo hace de forma sistemática y remunerada • Acciona, EDPR,

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