Gallery: Spain Met More than a Third of July’s Electricity Demand with ...


July was a banner month in Spain in terms of renewable energy production with 34 percent of the country’s energy needs being met by wind and solar energy. Wind was the prominent low-carbon energy source in the Iberian Peninsula, providing 30 percent of the country’s energy needs, while solar power supplied about 4 percent. July’s renewable energy output is particularly noteworthy considering that the total combined energy provided by wind and solar in the entire first six months of 2014 only reached approximately 25.3 percent.

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  1. Jordi August 18, 2014 at 5:34 pm

    Here in Spain we don’t deserve any compliments.
    We are in shame as here the state and the 3 major utilities are ruling against renewable energies.
    They even menace us with fines if we install solar panels in our house:

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