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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.

Luis Atienza, new president of the world association of large electricity system operators

The VLPGO (Very Large Power Grid Operators) association, which encompasses the thirteen largest electricity system operators in the world, has named Luis Atienza, Chairman of Red Eléctrica de España, as its new president during the seventh Annual Meeting of this organization, held in Madrid, 25/26 October. Atienza has taken over the role of president from John Bear from MISO (Midwest Independent Transmission System - USA).

Power generation obtained from renewable sources has surpassed 35% so far this year
New maximum for summer consumption registered on 19 July at 41,318 MW

The Councillor for Economy, Innovation and Science of the Junta de Andalucía, Antonio Ávila, and the Chairman of Red Eléctrica de España, Luis Atienza, have signed an agreement by which both institutions are committed to establishing a collaboration framework which allows them to carry out a joint monitoring, coordination and optimization of the planning and operation activities of the electricity transmission grid, as well as driving the administrative procedures regarding transmission grid facilities included in the current Electricity and Gas Sector Plan 2008-2016, especially those where the Junta de Andalucía is responsible for their authorisation.

Luis Atienza takes part in a Sustainability Excellence Club event in Shanghai