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Spain’s upcoming 3 GW renewable energy auction expected to be held on July 18

Only solar and wind power projects will compete in the auction. Wind, however, will probably have the largest share as the bidding rules remain unchanged.

Arcelormittal increases capacity of metallic coated steel for solar applications

The French steel maker announced the production of its Magnelis coated steel will be increased in Avilés, northern Spain.

Juwi secures another permit for 450 MW solar project in southern Spain

The giant solar plant was given the greenlight by Spain’s National Commission on Financial Markets and Competition (CNMC). The project was previously given approval by Spain’s Ministry of Environmental Affairs in mid-2015.

Spain’s Environment Ministry downsizes giant solar project in Extremadura by 170 MW

The Calzadilla de los Barros solar project was planned to have a capacity of 394 MW. The project is one of several giant PV projects announced across several Spanish southern regions over the past years.


Spain to launch another 3 GW renewable energy auction before the summer

In the auction, which will be open to wind and PV power projects, all the projects not chosen in the 3 GW auction held two weeks ago will likely have another chance to compete.


Solar had no chance against wind in Spain’s renewable energy auction

Spanish solar association UNEF claims PV was discriminated against in the auction and announced it will appeal to the European Commission.


Spain loses its first renewable energy case in international courts

Spain must pay €128 million for cuts to compensation for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants as ordered by the World Bank’s ICSID, where many other cases for investors in solar PV and other renewable energy projects are pending.


Ellomay acquires 300 MW PV project in southern Spain

The Israeli investment firm agreed to acquire a special purpose vehicle owning a 300 MW PV project in the southern Spanish region of Extremadura.

Spain’s 3 GW renewable energy auction to be held on May 17

The Spanish government has published the auction timeline and the amount of capacity it intends to allocate. Several renewable energy technologies will compete in the tender.

Sonnedix finalizes acquisition for 136 MW of Spanish solar capacity

The independent power producer is now the owner of the Vela Portfolio, which amounts to 136 MW of solar PV capacity across 43 Spanish sites, and has been sold by Centerbridge Partners.

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