Wind Power in Spain - Renewable Energy

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  • Created on: 31-05-16 14:04
By how much has Spain's energy consumption increased?
66% since 1990
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By how much has Spain's wind energy increased?
Increased by 16 times since 1995
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Why is Spain good for wind power?
Has large, windy areas with less people
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How many wind farms does Spain have?
400 wind farms / 12,000 turbines
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What percentage of Spain's power is from wind?
11.5% in 2008
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By how much did wind power reduce Spain's CO2 emissions?
By 20 million tonnes in 2008
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How much did wind power save Spain in gas and oil imports?
Saved Spain from importing €1.2 million of gas and oil in 2008
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How many jobs has Spain's wind energy industry created?
Created 40,000 new jobs
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How high are wind turbines?
30-50 metres high
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What environmental disadvantage of wind turbines is there?
Danger of killing migrating birds
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