Spain

Can Spain extend its ‘Iberian exception’ to all of Europe?

On 1 July, Spain took over the reins from Sweden of the rotating presidency of the EU Council, the upper…

Overtourism is harming the climate. What can be done about it?

Venice has many nicknames: the 'Queen of the Adriatic', the 'Floating City' and 'La Serenissima' – the most serene. But…

What Spain’s latest cinema hits say about its energy transition

“Wind energy, yes – but not like this.” One could expect these words from local activists at a protest against…

Iberdrola, Glencore and FCC announce lithium-ion battery partnership

Iberdrola, Glencore and FCC Ámbito have announced a new partnership for the recycling of lithium-ion batteries in Spain and Portugal.…

Weekly data: Britain is building four times more solar and wind than Germany

Germany has some of the most ambitious decarbonisation plans of any country in the world. While the UK, EU and…

The ‘Iberian exception’: A success story?

Thursday 15 December marked six months since the introduction of a mechanism to cap wholesale gas prices in Spain and…

How to achieve a just transition for fossil fuel workers

Poland produces more coal than any other country in the EU. For southern Polish towns like Libiąż, coal runs as…

VELUX to decarbonise European operations with innovative solar PPA deal

VELUX Group has signed a dual-site deal with German renewable energy producer BayWa r.e. to power the Danish roof window…

The French-Spanish ‘BarMar’ pipeline will do little to address the energy crisis in the short-term

After several months of deadlock, the leaders of Spain, France and Portugal agreed on 20 October to move ahead with…

Data insight: Spain leads the European corporate renewable PPA market

Spain is paving the way for the rest of Europe when it comes to corporate renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs).…