Renewable energy in SpainThe Kingdom of Spain is a country in southwestern Europe with the capital in the city of Madrid, a member of the European union (EU). The Spanish State is integrated by 17 autonomous communities and 2 autonomous cities

Spain’s renewables market

Spain is an example of extensive solar energy market development, there are four necessary favorable factors working together in this country: solid technological and research base, huge solar resources, legal support of renewable investments, and a large number of sophisticated industrial companies interested in the segment.

As of end-2015, Spain’s installed solar (PV) capacities amounted to 4.7 GW (2.8% of the total energy production) which is number six in the world after Germany, China, Italy, Japan and the USA.

Spain’s renewable energy policy

Ministry for Ecological Transition (MITECO)

The Ministry for the Ecological Transition (MITECO) is the department of the government of Spain responsible for developmenting the government policy on fight against climate change, protecting the natural heritage, biodiversity and sea, water and energy for a more ecological and productive social model.

The authority was called the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment in 2016-2018, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment in 2011-2016.

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      Useful links

      Official website of Ministry for Ecological Transition (MITECO)