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COVID19 challenges the Spanish Renewable Sector

COVID19 challenges the Spanish Renewable Sector

COVID-19 has caused a lot of uncertainty about what it can mean for the renewable sector in Spain. Last April 6, ATA Insights organized a webinar entitled "The Impact of COVID19 on the Renewable Industry at an International Level" in which, among other speakers, Kim...

A step back in the 2030 renewable targets

A step back in the 2030 renewable targets

The energy of the future for Spain and Europe. This is how the Association of Renewable Energy Companies (APPA). refers to renewable sources. But if we talk about tomorrow, a question arises: how will the coronavirus affect the objectives of reaching 42% of clean...

Renewable energy faces a maturity examination

Renewable energy faces a maturity examination

The health crisis caused by the coronavirus has turned society and the economy upside down. Thus, when barely a handful of weeks have passed since the curtain dropped on # COP25, the reality is that the statement "we must act now" still resonates in the environment....

Should nuclear be considered as a low-emission energy source?

Should nuclear be considered as a low-emission energy source?

Until such time as storage technologies allow a 100% renewable electricity system based on, should nuclear energy be considered part of a low-emission mix? Or are there preferable alternatives? Yes, nuclear can be part of a low emissions generation mix, as its...

Solar energy in Spain: bubble or progress?

Solar energy in Spain: bubble or progress?

So, what is a bubble? A bubble represent a point in the market where expectations of future returns are higher than reality. This happens when the price of investment instruments on the market rise to a point that exceeds a reasonable valuation and is not sustainable;...

Renewables, the foundation for the economic revival

Renewables, the foundation for the economic revival

Renewables have become, today more than ever, as the main route to post COVID-19 economic revival. First, because it ensures a sustainable way out of the crisis, as claimed in Spain and Europe; and second, because it is in full development. Furthermore, the effects of...

Is there a bubble in the Spanish renewable sector?

Is there a bubble in the Spanish renewable sector?

Kim Keats: As an economist, for me, a bubble is an investment explosion that leads to imbalance, falling prices, and where investors do not meet their expectation of return of capital. So the fundamental question is: How much renewable electricity can be absorbed...

Spanish PPA market sparks international interest

Spanish PPA market sparks international interest

On June 13, the Solar + Wind Congress 2019 was held in Madrid, organized by PV Box, which featured presentations by experts from the photovoltaic sector, where they presented the latest research and ideas on the European market, especially in Spain and Italy. The...

Spain will not achieve its 2030 renewable target

Spain will not achieve its 2030 renewable target

“Spain´s National Integrated Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) has not taken into account that with the expected technological improvements in PV and wind energy yields, the number of equivalent hours of operation will increase so greater production can be achieved with...

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