Spain gets the balance right

Crampsie, Sian
May 2010
Utility Week;5/28/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses the national balancing of renewable energy generation achieved by Spain. On May 5, 2010, the country's wind technology reportedly generated 278,507 megawatt hours in one day, which meets 40 percent of the national electricity demand. It is stated that Spain's favourable policies have led to the rise of wind turbines as the third-largest energy generator, and that the country has adequate hydro, nuclear and gas-fired capacity to cover changes in wind generation.


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