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Press release

In this section you can find all the press releases produced by the Press Office to inform the media on current activities of Red Eléctrica. These documents include, where necessary, links and attachments.

  • Demand for electricity increases in the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands.
  • 33.3% of the total generation came from renewable sources and 55.9% of the total was generated using technologies that produce zero CO2 emissions.
  • Wind energy generated 27,229 GWh of electricity in the first half of the year (21.4% of the national total) and was only surpassed by nuclear, which produced 22.3% of the total production.
For the period between 1 July and 31 December 2019
  • A total of 123 consumers took part in the auction that allocated a total of 16 blocks of 40 MW and 340 blocks of 5 MW.
  • 95 million euros will be allocated to the interruptibility service for large electricity consumers for this period.
For the period from 1 July to 31 December 2019
  • A total of 2,400 megawatts (MW) of interruptible power will be auctioned off, divided into 352 blocks of 5 MW and 16 of 40 MW.
  • Red Eléctrica, as system operator, manages the auctions, whose procedure and rules are defined by the Ministry for Ecological Transition.
  • Wind energy accounted for 22.6% of the total production, and for the second consecutive month has been the technology with the highest share in the generation mix.
  • 41.6% of the total generation came from renewable sources and 61.6% of the total was generated using technologies that produce zero CO2 emissions.
  • Demand for electricity increased in the Balearic Islands by 1.1% compared to May 2018 and a slight decrease of 0.3% was registered in the Canary Islands.
  • This new company is included within the framework of the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan of the Red Eléctrica Group and over the next five years has an investment programme totalling 100 million euros, of which 17 million correspond to 2019.

  • The technology company will take advantage of the potential of the main technology verticals to promote innovation in two strategic areas: electricity and telecommunications.

  • The Board of Directors of Red Eléctrica Corporación, who met today in an extraordinary session, has agreed to appoint Roberto García Merino as the new CEO of the Group, after a favourable report from the Appointments and Remuneration Committee. This appointment has been communicated to the CNMV (Spanish Securities Market Commission) as a relevant event.
Measures for the Energy Transition
  • This price will be applied to those consumers who have a Voluntary Price for Small Consumers (PVPC in Spanish) electricity supply contract in place with an reference retailer and who are covered by the simplified mechanism for the compensation of self-produced surplus energy.
  • This is one of the measures approved by the Ministry for the Ecological Transition to promote self-consumption of renewable generation through a distributed generation model.
  • Wind energy generation was the leading technology for monthly electricity production on the Spanish peninsula, representing 24.8% of total electricity production.
  • 41.9% of the peninsular generation in April came from renewable energy sources and 67.3% produced zero CO2 emissions.
Up 1% on the same period of 2018
  • Revenue for the Group amounted to 499.7 million euros.
  • On 17 April 2019, the Council of Ministers authorised Red Eléctrica Sistemas de Telecomunicación, S.A.U., a company owned 100% by the Red Eléctrica Group, to acquire all shares owned by Abertis Telecom Satélites, S.A.U. in the company called Hispasat S.A.
In Majorca
  • 60% of the total area included in the project will have been replanted by the end of May.
  • Red Eléctrica's initiative includes the restoration of two hectares of Posidonia seagrass meadow in Punta l'Avançada in Port de Pollença under the scientific supervision of IMEDEA.