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MET Group acquires CHP power plants in Spain

The Diplomat Summary Swiss-based energy company MET Group has acquired a 100% stake in COGEN Energía España, an integrated operator and service provider in Spain’s CHP (combined heat and power) industry, from Norwegian Arendals Fossekompani listed in Oslo. On 28 July 2021, MET Group signed...

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FORTIA ENERGIA and Statkraft sign first long-term PPA for large industrial consumers in Spain

GlobeNewswire, Nasdaq Summary Madrid/Düsseldorf, 21 January 2019. FORTIA ENERGIA, the Spanish energy sourcing platform for large industrial consumers, and Statkraft, the largest producer of renewable energy and leading market access provider in Europe, have signed the first long-term power...

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Spain's natural gas-for-power tax cut takes Eur5/MWh off CCGT output cost: analysis

Gianluca Baratti, S&P Global Platts Summary The elimination of Spain's so-called "green cent" tax on natural gas used in power generation is set to reduce gas plant output costs by around Eur5/MWh ($5.74/MWh), sector analysts said Monday. Removal of the tax, currently levied at Eur2...

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Donostia heat network upgraded

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary A district heat network in the Bera Bera district of Donostia , (also known as San Sebastian) is to be upgraded. The neighborhood will improve its hot water and heating network and connect it with homes in neigbouring Pagola. 600...

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Commission approves Spanish support scheme for renewable electricity

Bioenergy Insight Summary A Spanish scheme supporting combined heat and power (CHP) and renewable energy has been approved by the European Commission’s Competition Authority. The European Commission has found the Spanish scheme supporting electricity generation from renewable energy...

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Veolia inaugurates Spain’s largest district heating scheme

Diarmaid Willaims, DeCentralized Energy Summary Five years after its development was announced, and after a year of tests, Veolia and Móstoles Ecoenergía have inaugurated the biggest district heating of Spain. The 12 MW biomass plant and network will provide heating and hot water to 6...

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Vitoria-Gasteiz: New local regulation fosters the installation of district heating systems

SmartEnCity July 31, 2017 Summary Due to the positive influence of the SmartEnCity project, the 17th of July the political groups of the Vitoria-Gasteiz city council unanimously approved a structural modification of the city’s General Plan of Urban Planning in order to facilitate the...

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Spanish Geothermal District Heating Project Gets Green Light

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy April 27, 2017 Summary A geothermal district heating system in Spain’s Galicia province has been given the go-ahead with the signing of a partnership framework agreement. The council in the city of Ourense aims to collaborate with the Institute for...