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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.

09.08.2019
New all-time high for demand coverage
  • Beats the previous all-time high of 18 days in 2018.
  • So far in 2019, renewable energy has covered 53.8% of the demand for electricity on the island of El Hierro.
08.08.2019
  • Red Eléctrica de España has today finished presenting its comments and arguments to the draft Circulars issued by the Spanish National Markets and Competition Commission (CNMC) regarding the remuneration model of the electricity system operator and that of the electricity transmission activity, as well as the financial remuneration rate that affects both activities.
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06.08.2019
  • Almost 30% of the total generation in Spain in July came from renewable sources and more than half of the total was generated using technologies that produce zero CO2 emissions.
  • Demand on the Balearic Islands increased 5.4% compared to the same month last year.
  • Renewable generation on the Canary Islands produced 24% of the electricity demanded in the archipelago.
31.07.2019
First half of 2019
  • Net profit for the Company in the period totalled €362 million
  • Revenue for the first half of 2019 amounted to €993 million
04.07.2019
  • 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.
20.06.2019
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.
17.06.2019
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.
06.06.2019
  • 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.
28.05.2019
  • 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.

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