Its developers say it is the biggest solar farm built in Spain in 2010. "La Verilleja" is located in the province of Badajoz, between the towns of Castuera and Benquerencia de la Serena, and was developed by Assyce Group
The governments of Guinea Bissau and Spain have inaugurated the Batafá Regional Hospital photovoltaic array, a facility that has brought power to a major health centre used by over 200,000 people living in this region of Guinea Bissau.
The export market enabled ATERSA to end 2010 with more than 100 MWp of capacity sold, thereby doubling the 2009 results and equalling those of 2008, the best year for the Spanish photovoltaic industry.
The Villar Mir Group plans to invest €860 million in China. The project includes the construction of two silicon production facilities and a power complex that will include four dams and several other power plants. This is the biggest investment by a Spanish industrial firm in China.
For the first time ever, universities from four continents have applied to participate in Solar Decathlon Europe to be held in Madrid in 2012. Working groups from Africa, Asia, America and Europe are battling it out to participate in what is becoming an increasingly global competition.
The Spanish multinational has announced it will build its first two photovoltaic plants in the United States. The projects consist of a 30-megawatt array in Alamosa, Colorado, and a 20-MW array in Copper Crossing in Arizona. 97% of Iberdrola Renovables’ business involves wind energy.
Isofotón has completed the first high-concentration photovoltaic (CPV) facility in Morocco. The grid-connected array has a nominal power of 30 kW spread across three dual-axis trackers installed at the University of Al Akhawayn in the city of Ifrane
Siliken Chemicals, a subsidiary of the Spanish company Siliken, has begun continuous production of purified silicon at its Casas Ibañez pilot plant in Albacete. The start-up of this final stage of the production process has been possible thanks to a research process involving several internationally renowned technology groups.
Onyx Solar, a Spanish company specialised in the development of photovoltaic building materials and the architectural integration thereof, has signed an agreement to participate in the construction of a station for a high-speed rail link in Silicon Valley.
The Spanish multinational has announced that 892 companies in its certified installer network and other companies with which it works can send any types of crystalline or thin-film photovoltaic modules to its warehouses in Spain, Italy and Greece for recycling once they reach the end of their useful life