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2021 Spanish Auction: who won?

With this short notice we continue our data analysis on the latest Spanish auction.

See our first publication here.

Spanish companies are the great winners of this auction

This auction was open to any company, and it has been awarded mostly to …

2021 Spanish Auction: main results

Yesterday, on January 26th 2021, Spanish government published the results of the latest renewable energy auction.

PV wins 67% of awarded capacity

This auction was open to any renewable technology, with a premium in case of adding storage. 1,000 MW were …

Negative prices in Iberia: Who cares?

On Tuesday December 1st, 2020, OMIE president, Carmen Becerril, announced that the current price limits for Iberian Daily Market (EUR 0/MWh to EUR 180/MWh) were going to be modified in order to follow the same limits as other European …

Chile: Vertimiento a su más alto nivel desde casi 2 años

Los volúmenes de vertimiento (curtailment en inglés) solar y eólico de la subestación Nogales hasta al norte de Chile llegaron a más de 49.2 GWh en total para el mes de septiembre 2020, el valor más alto desde diciembre …

Renewable development in Spain: severe fever!

A recent new regulation is supposed to cool down the development fever in Spain by restricting the connection process. This is theory will filter out all the speculative projects and only keep the serious ones, or at least the …

Full 2020 Portuguese solar auction results

A few days ago, we published a short note to help Deciphering the August 2020 Portuguese solar auction. Since then, the Portuguese government published the full results. Here follow our main observations.

PV plus storage wins 72% of awarded capacity

A …

Chile | Update on Supreme Decree 88

Supreme Decree 88, which enacts a new regulation for Small Scale Generation Units (PMG/PMGD), was submitted again to Contraloría (Comptroller General of Chile), on June 24th, 2020. Among other changes, a new methodology is defined for Stabilized Price computation, …

Spain: is renewable cannibalization unavoidable?

During this decade, energy transition to renewable energy to produce electricity reached a new stage, as wind and solar technologies achieved grid parity in most of the electrical markets of the world. As they are now competitive without subsidies, they …