Wind power facing the new challenges of the energy transition

FuturENERGY Dec. 18 - Jan. 2019

MARCONA de David Huamani. Primer premio del Concurso de Fotografía Eolo 2017 MARCONA by David Huamani. First prize in the 2017 Eolo Photography Competition

The future of wind power in Spain is promising and unstoppable. The sector is ready to successfully develop the growth of its wind farm stock and, one of its immediate challenges, before March 2020, is to put into operation the wind power capacity from the three auctions held in 2016 and 2017, in other words, 4,600 MW of new wind capacity plus the Canary Island quota. The installation of this capacity is an opportunity for market growth and will have a positive effect…By Juan Virgilio Márquez, Managing Director of AEE, the Spanish Wind Energy Association.