Statkraft and BayWa team up for second subsidy-free solar plant in Spain

The new 50MW plant will generate enough electricity to power around 30,000 Spanish households a year

Iberdrola awarded 149MW solar energy contract in Portugal

The solar power plants will be built in two regions – the Algarve and the Tajo Valley

EU backs 21 wind farms in Spain with €385m financing

They will be located in six autonomous communities and generate enough electricity to power around 360,000 homes

EU takes Spain and Bulgaria to court over poor air quality

The nations are failing to limit the levels of nitrogen dioxide and sulphur dioxide respectively

Green mortgage: Energy efficient home buyers offered better interest rates

The European Investment Bank is providing €150m to Bankia, which is matching the amount for the scheme

Protests sweep Madrid as mayor removes car pollution restrictions

José Luis Martínez-Almeida has cancelled the “Madrid Central”, which banned certain petrol and diesel cars from the centre of the Spanish city

Iberdrola sells LNG assets to Pavilion Energy

The Spanish utility says it will now focus on short term supply

Spain’s Iberdrola enters Irish energy supply market

It also plans to invest more than €100m in renewable energy and storage projects by 2025

Spain’s Aena lands €86m for energy efficient airports

The improvements are expected to help reduce emissions by 30% in total

Spanish oil major Repsol invests in energy storage firm

Ampere Energy specialises in the design, development and production of distributed energy storage and management systems