31 Dec '13, 11am

Is solar in Spain losing its shine? #solar #PV

According to provisional figures published by the Spanish grid operator, in 2013 Spain covered 4.9% of its electricity demand by solar systems and added 140 MW of new solar PV. The figures revealed that renewable energies dominate the Spanish energy landscape, yet challenges remain. Spanish electricity grid operator Red Eléctrica de España (REE) released its provisional figures for 2013 concerning the country's electricity demand. According to the figures, 3.1% of Spain's electricity demand was covered by solar PV, while an extra 1.8% of electricity demand was covered by concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. Compared to the 3% and 1.3% of electricity demand covered by solar PV and CSP technologies respectively in 2012, this year represents a slight increase. Increased power production was the trend for all other types of renewable technology too, which in 2013, REE...

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