Hydrogen is a highly reactive chemical acquired through a process known as electrolysis by which electrical currents facilitate the breakdown of water molecules into oxygen and hydrogen.
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Energy retailers are companies that access the transmission or distribution networks, acquire energy and sell it to final customers. Registration as an energy retailer company requires fulfilling some requirements.
Hydrogen production is an industrial activity classified within the chemical industry to produce inorganic gas. Its regulatory framework is still limited in Spain; hence, the application of other regulations prevails.
Green hydrogen appears to be a hot topic in the renewable energy sector. Many argue that Spain could be the ideal place for developing these projects, thanks to its plenty of sun and available land. Learn more about the legal framework for the development of “green hydrogen production projects in Spain.
The changes introduced by Royal Decree-Law 23/2020 and Royal Decree 1183/2020 include important innovations regarding the future identification of free network capacity for energy projects in Spain and grant important benefits in cases of hybridization of projects. The new regulation also provides clarity in the case of modification of projects that already have grid connection and feed-in authorization.
Renewable energy projects development in Spain requires a security deposit of EUR 40/kW. Linking this requirement to strict deadlines is encouraging active projects. Learn more about the most relevant regulations: Royal Decree-Law 23/2020, dated June 23, 2020, and the latest Royal Decree 1183/2020, dated June 23, 2020.
Royal Decree 1183/2020, of 29th December 2020, includes substantial modification regarding the granting procedure concerning grid connection feed-in permits for energy projects in Spain. Important innovations concern the unification of the procedure for the award of grid connection and feed-in permits as well as the often-criticised ‘Interlocutor Único de Nudo’ (IUN). Learn about the most relevant aspects of the new regulation!
Royal Decree 1183/2020, of 29th December 2020, introduces relevant modifications on grid connection and feed-in permits for energy projects in Spain. An overview of the essential aspects of the new regulations.
The approval of the installation of a photovoltaic solar park in Spain involves a series of administrative and technical procedures. We analyse the most relevant steps to follow to carry out the project with success.
The installation of photovoltaic power stations (solar parks) or wind energy farms requires the formalisation of a contractual relationship between the developer and the owner of the designated land. Through its advantages, the contract for the transfer of surface rights has acquired great prominence over sale or rental contracts.