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Spain telesales fraud switches electricity customers to new suppliers without them knowing

THE Policia Nacional have arrested 44 people across Spain over a telesales fraud which used stolen personal contact details from electricity company databases. Customer information...

Wind of change: Two sides of the ecologist movement clash as Spain debates renewable energy

OUCH! Another electric bill arrived today as more evidence of the skyrocketing price of energy.  Electricity costs have quadrupled - yes quadrupled! - from February...

What you should know before buying an electric car in Spain

Drivers everywhere are considering whether their next purchase should be an electric car.  Environmentally friendly minded folk understand the need to reduce emissions and slow...

Spain and Portugal team up to propose cap on electricity costs

SPAIN and Portugal are to submit a proposal to the EU to cap wholesale electricity prices The plan was confirmed by Minister for Ecological Transition,...

Spain’s annual inflation rate falls for first time since February 2021

INFLATION in Spain fell in January according to figures produced on Monday by the National Statistics Institute(INE). The INE says that January's rate was 6%...

Inflation soars to highest level in Spain for 29 years due to rising fuel prices

INFLATION skyrocketed to an annual 5.4% rise in October according to Spain's National Institute of Statistics(INE). It's the highest level in 29 years and is...

Solar farm plan launched in Spain’s Alicante area to supply electricity for 70,000 homes

PLANS have been unveiled for a €62 million solar farm in Alicante Province which would produce power for up to 70,000 households. Valencian energy business...

Electricity blackout fears cause panic buying in Spain’s Mallorca

GOVERNMENT announcements of possible electricity blackouts across, Austria, Germany and Sweden have prompted many people in the Balearic Islands to stock up on food and...

Electricity prices in Spain rise for the fifth consecutive day

THE average daily price of electricity in Spain for the wholesale market will rise again this Friday, November 5 for the fifth consecutive day to...

Energy bosses summoned to meet government minister as power prices continue to sky-rocket in Spain

POWER firm bosses in Spain are set to meet with a leading government minister to discuss sky-rocketing energy prices. The El Pais newspaper says that...

Spain to cap electricity prices in bid to bring down soaring bills

SPAIN has unveiled a package to bring down soaring electricity bills that include capping gas prices, cutting taxes to the consumer and redirecting energy...

Spain looking at new ideas to reduce sky-high electricity prices

SPAIN'S government is looking at fresh moves to reduce sky-rocketing electricity prices. It's expected to announce targeted help for vulnerable customers and make attempts to...

Food prices rise alongside soaring electricity costs in Spain’s Balearic Islands

THE rise in electricity costs is responsible for an increase on average of 1.5% in food prices throughout the Balearic Islands. According to Consumer Price...

Dramatic solar energy prediction for Spain’s Costa Blanca if majority of homes install panels

ALMOST 99% of the Valencian Community's electricity could end up being generated by domestic solar panels according to a survey conducted by renewable...

NO to solar panels say demonstrators in Spain’s Malaga

POLITICIANS and town mayors this morning joined protestors on a demo in Malaga to oppose plans for huge solar farms in the region. There is...

Sun shines on Repsol: Spain’s oil giant opens first solar plant

OIL giant Repsol has opened its first first PV solar farm as it moves towards decarbonisation. Located in the town of Manzanares, in the province...

How to save money on your monthly electricity bills under Spain’s new tariffs from June 1

SPAIN is introducing new voltage tariffs from June 1 that will significantly affect households and could reduce your monthly bill. You may have noticed that...

POWER PRICE HIKE: April electricity bill in Spain is most expensive ever

Gas is now said to be 200% more expensive than in 2020, which is having a direct effect on electricity costs.

City on Spain’s Costa Blanca runs on 100% renewable energy sources for entire year

ORIHUELA, in the Vega Baja region of Spain’s Costa Blanca South, has just announced that all of the Iberdrola electricity used throughout 2019 came...

Green energy sparks lowest electricity prices in Spain for 17 years

Spanish society is also increasingly energy-efficient, as part of a general consciousness regarding the environment

Spain’s Repsol suffers staggering losses of €487 million in the first quarter of 2020

REPSOL has suffered losses of €487 million between January and March.

NEW law in Spain’s Andalucia allows 300,000 illegal homes AFO status, granting expats water and electricity access

The development will allow some of the many expats, who were duped into buying what they thought was a normal home, connection to water or electricity

FIGHT THE POWER: Olive Press launches campaign to stop network of 352 pylons ‘destroying’ Andalucia’s Lecrin Valley and Alpujarras

Thousands of people are affected and the proposed route, which begins in Conchar in the west and ends at Benahadux in the east, was approved back in 2015

Giant electricity pylons rampaging across the valley vista in Sierra Nevada

WHEN alternative therapist Adrian Wynter rebuilt a cortijo in the Alpujarras mountains, he spared no expense on the design. Bedrooms were rewired to hide...

British expats and locals furious at plans to build HUNDREDS of electric pylons across Andalucia’s iconic Driving Over Lemons...

Residents fear building the network of electricity masts will wreck the landscape and cause radiation

EU provides record funding to build new power cable between France and Spain

The submarine cable, costing €578 million, will run for 230 miles across the Bay of Biscay to help ease one of Europe’s worst network bottlenecks.

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