Iberdrola inks €220m top-up loan with EU bank for smart grids in Spain

The loan increase, which brings the total to around €820m, will support the development, modernisation and digitalisation of Iberdrola’s electricity distribution network

Spain activates air conditioning limits

Homes and public buildings in the country will be banned to be cooled by less than 27°C

Madrid won’t switch off amid European gas crisis

The regional leader of Madrid has said the city will keep the lights on at night defying Spanish Government restrictions

Spain advises against wearing a tie to save energy

The Spanish Prime Minister has urged workers not to wear ties, as an energy saving measure

Iberdrola and EU bank ink €550m loan to boost renewable energy in Spain

The loan will support the construction of solar and wind farms with a total capacity of around 1,800MW, generating enough electricity to power around one million homes

EU charges Alcogroup and Agroetanol over alleged ethanol benchmarks cartel

It has sent Statement of Objections to the two ethanol producers and their subsidiaries of its preliminary view that they colluded to influence the wholesale price formation mechanism for ethanol in Europe

EU banks on energy efficient housing with €2.6m to Spanish financial institution

UCI’s Residential Energy Rehabilitation project aims to upgrade 3,720 homes and help reduce household energy consumption by an average of 50%

Spanish and Portuguese measure to lower power prices granted EU approval

The measure, which will be implemented by lowering the input costs of fossil fuel-fired power stations, has been approved after recognising the two economies are ‘experiencing a serious disturbance’ following the increase in prices after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Ørsted strikes solar and onshore wind energy partnerships in Spain

It is participating in the upcoming grid auctions in the country by joining forces with Glide Energy, Rolwind, ARBA Energías Renovables and Ereda

Spanish utilities will have to answer customer calls within three minutes

Complaints from Brits have soared amid the energy crisis, new research has found