In March 2011 in Spain Solar Power accounted for 2.6% and17.3% hydro. Along with wind turbines, renewable energy produced 41%, more than double that of nuclear energy. Spain exports electricity to France, so Spain doe...
Wind power produced more electricity (21%) than nuclear power plants (19%) in March in Spain. Source: REVE
More than 25% of Spain’s electricity now comes from renewable power, and some regions are pushing for 70% renewables. Source: Center for American Progress
The EU exceeded its 2010 targets for wind, solar PV, concentrating solar thermal power, and heating/heat pumps. Countries including Finland, Germany, Spain,and Taiwan raised their targets, and South Africa, Guatemala,...
Public expenditure on clean-energy R&D in Spain rose ton early $128.5 million in 2008. Source: El Libro dela Energía 2008
Spain’s Energy Efficiency Strategy 2004-2012 reduced Spain’s energy consumption per unit of GDP by more than 11.3% between 2005 and 2008. >> Spanish Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade
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