Spanish and Indian solar associations collaborate

Spanish solar association UNEF has signed a cooperation agreement with the National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) to support each other in promoting solar energy and defending the interests of the sector in both countries.

Spain 3GW auction pencilled in for 18 July with price reduction changes

Spain’s energy ministry has earmarked its next 3GW renewable energy auction to take place on the 18 July and introduced a bidding parameter change that could give solar PV a stronger chance of succeeding than in the previous auction, under a draft regulation sent to the CNMC.

Spain’s new renewables tender branded ‘unfair’ by solar industry

Spain has made the second of four steps necessary to carry out its 2-3GW renewable energy tender by passing a ministerial order, but the country’s main solar association has taken issue with with what it believes is a blatant favouring of wind energy in what should be a technology neutral auction.

Spain installed 55MW solar PV in 2016

Spain deployed 55MW of solar PV capacity in 2016, up marginally from 49MW the prior year, according to the Spanish solar association (UNEF).

Twins heading Spanish energy ministry

Twins are now running Spain’s energy ministry with the surprise appointment of Alvaro Nadal as the new Spanish energy minister over his brother Alberto Nadal.