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28 Jun
2010
Tremors in the Spanish Photovoltaic Industry

Source: solarnovus.com

By Esther Pérez, Valencia Nanophotonics Technology Center

If I had to describe Spain in one word it would be “sunny”. A sunny country that can greatly benefit from inexhaustible solar energy. The photovoltaic (PV) industry has existed in Spain since 1970s, however, most PV produced in Spain was exported to other European countries.

A few golden years came to Spain between 2007 and 2008, with the approval of the RD 661/07 (royal decree), and attractive feed-in tariffs (FiTs), which resulted in a sharp growth in the… [Read more]