Spain’s Basque Country introduces new fracking law

The Basque Parliament has approved a new law which critics believe makes fracking more complicated in the region. Under the new legislation, fracking is banned in regions where any type of construction is prohibited and also in areas close to water. For fracking in other areas, the Basque Parliament stated: “Permissions to frack will not be given […]

Scotland in renewable alliance with Basque Country

Scotland has formed yet another energy alliance with Spain. In the last seven days energy giant Iberdrola, which owns Scottish Power, agreed to plough £3bn into Scottish businesses over the next two years, while wind power firm Gamesa is also exploring investment opportunities. Now Scotland and the Basque Country are poised to sign a formal […]