Spain targets 100% renewable electricity by 2050

It also plans to ban the sale of new petrol or diesel cars by 2040

Spain scraps 7% solar tax in move to cut energy bills

Energy and Environment Minister Teresa Ribera said the move will make it easier for consumers to install panels

UK joins global coalition to deliver net zero emissions

A total of 19 countries have committed to publishing long term strategies by 2020 and taking action in support of the Paris climate agreement

‘World’s tallest self-erecting turbine tower’ installed in Spain

It has been installed in under two weeks without the use of large cranes

Iberdrola rolls out ‘largest’ EV charging network in Spain

It plans to install 200 chargers by 2019 and 25,000 over the next four years

Europe to install 87GW of new wind capacity by 2022

Total capacity is forecast to reach 258GW over the next four years

Danish turbine maker Vestas to close Spanish assembly plant

The move will affect all of its 362 employees at the factory

Spain upgrades power connections with France in €578m interconnector deal

The link will double the power exchange capacity between the nations by 2025

‘Self-installing’ wind turbine arrives off Spanish coast

Installation costs are expected to be reduced by 30% to 40% compared to existing solutions

EU refers Spain to court over waste management failings

The nation had to establish the necessary plans to cover its whole territory by December 2010 and evaluate and revise them at least every six years