Renewable energy producer Opdenergy has secured Environmental Impact Permits for all its projects that are either under construction or in pre-construction phase, in Spain.

These projects are located in the Spanish provinces of Zamora, Ciudad Real, Zaragoza, Cuenca, Teruel and Badajoz.

The projects that have secured environmental permits have a total power generation capacity of 1,146MW, of which 902MW is under construction while 244MW is under the pre-construction phase.

Ceunca will see six projects being developed with a total of 331MW capacity, Zaragoza with eight projects of a total of 302MW, Zamora with five projects of a total 244MW capacity, Badajoz with five projects of a total 131MW capacity, Teruel with two projects of total 96MW; and Ciudad Real with one project with 42MW capacity.

All the main equipment needed for the construction of these projects has already been contracted.

The company aims to build the projects strategically located to secure maximum energy efficiency.

It expects the construction and future connection of these projects to the grid to boost the local economies of these regions.

Opdenergy CEO Luis Cid said, “Obtaining these new permits in Spain will allow us to move forward with our business plan while economically boosting the local communities where the projects are located and promoting the introduction of more renewable energy in the Spanish energy mix.”

Spain plans for installation of 70GW of new renewable energy plants by 2030.

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Image: The company aims to build the projects strategically located to secure maximum energy efficiency. Credit: Opdenergy.