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Browsing the "Spain" Tag

GTM Research Identifies Next Gigawatt-Scale Solar Markets

November 30th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

With the end of the year coming to a frightening close, GTM Research has identified eight countries which will close out 2017 with at least 1 GW worth of annual solar PV installations, a figure which will grow to 13 countries by the end of 2018. 


Spain’s Government Kneecaps Research at Plataforma Solar de Almería

November 20th, 2017 | by Susan Kraemer

Claiming budget cuts, Spain's ruling conservative party has once again kneecapped solar, this time, it is advanced concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies research at the world famous solar research lab Plataforma Solar de Almería (PSA) in the Tabernas region of Spain, part of the Center for Energy, Environment and Technological Research (CIEMAT)


Stigo CEO Interview, Chasing The Last-Mile Solution

October 29th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart

I spoke to Ardo Reinsalu, CEO of Stigo, for an interview about what is hailed as the "world's fastest folding electric scooter (e-scooter)," a scooter I recently wrote about after I discovered it. We can't wait to test ride this welcome solution to "last-mile" transportation needs


Renault & Ferrovial Create New Carsharing Service In Madrid — Zity

September 1st, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Renault and Ferrovial have begun a joint venture and created Zity, a fresh electrified carsharing service that will launch in October. The first fleet of electrified cars — 500 Renault ZOEs, to be exact — will be located within Madrid, Spain (the M-30 Beltway and in some adjoining areas)


Forestalia Group & GE To Develop 1.2 Gigawatt Wind Farm In Spain

May 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The Forestalia Group, through its Sociedad Aragonesa Transeuropea de Energías Renovables, has been awarded a contract to develop a 1.2 gigawatt wind farm in Aragón, Spain, by the country's Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda, which will use GW Renewable Energy 3 MW wind turbines.


Nissan e-NV200 Undertakes 35-Day European Electrip Showcasing European Electric Corridor

May 11th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

Moving the EV juices around in Europe and tuning a broader audience into the enormous value and irreplaceable quality of driving and riding in electric vehicles is France's Lionel Suissa and his Electrip team — a group of artists promoting electro-mobility. From late spring into early summer, a Nissan e-NV200 will revel in a 35-day European Electrip across 8 countries. Suissa will be leading the 35 day tour that starts in Barcelona and winds up in Norway. The precise purpose is to showcase the European Electric Corridor


A Small Group Of Countries Can Trigger Global Energy System Decarbonization

April 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

In examining the trends behind the initial transformation and decarbonization of the global energy system, the Climate Action Tracker has concluded that not only are the current changes driven by a small coalition of countries and sub-national actors, but that all that is needed to accelerate global decarbonization is for these smaller coalitions to continue driving rapid transitions.



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