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.

Read the rest of this entry »

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below



1 Comment

  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:
    http://www.bbc.com/news/business-24272061

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home