Iberdrola Pioneers Spain's First Hydro-PV Hybrid

Dec 27, 2023 12:50 PM ET
  • Iberdrola's new 86MW hybrid facility in Cedillo, Spain is the first of its kind in the country. Combining hydroelectric and photovoltaic technologies, the project minimizes environmental impact and creates more stable and efficient renewable production. Iberdrola has plans to invest in more hybrid plants, with 5200MW already installed in Extremadura.

Iberdrola has obtained environmental approval for its 86MW HIDRO Cedillo hybrid facility in Cedillo, Spain. This is the first project of its kind in the country, combining hydroelectric and photovoltaic (PV) technologies. This will allow for optimal use of the grid and minimize environmental impact. Additionally, Iberdrola announced plans to build Spain’s first hybrid wind-solar plant in Burgos. This technology allows for more stable and efficient renewable production, mitigating dependence on changing environmental conditions or limited resources. The company aims to continue investing in hybrid projects in Spain in the coming years to further its renewable energy growth. Currently, Iberdrola has a total of 5200MW installed in Extremadura, 4100MW of which is renewable.

What Benefits Does Iberdrola's Hybrid Facility Offer in Spain?

  • The HIDRO Cedillo facility will provide clean energy to more than 40,000 homes in Spain
  • By combining hydroelectric and photovoltaic technologies, the facility will help optimize the grid and reduce environmental impact
  • The hybrid wind-solar facility in Burgos will allow for more stable and efficient production, mitigating dependence on weather or resources
  • Iberdrola plans to continue investing in hybrid projects in Spain, helping to grow the renewable energy sector
  • Iberdrola currently has 5200MW installed in Extremadura, 4100 of which is renewable
Source:
renews.biz

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