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Urgent measures to boost economic competitiveness in the industry and commerce Spanish sectors … Royal Decree Law 20/2018

By | 2018-12-11T14:19:48+00:00 December 11th, 2018|Categories: Energy Markets, Featured, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , |

Last October 10 we wrote in an article about the measures presented by the government in Royal Decree Law (The expected energy transition measures have come ... Royal Decree-Law 15/2018). Legislation which facilitated further steps to legislative framework of the energy transition. It represented a first step to the challenge of transition that Europe faces. Since [...]

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PSOE addressing Energy – advance or setback?

By | 2018-06-20T09:43:41+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, Featured, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , , |

The month of June started in a very lively political atmosphere. As a result of a conviction against the Popular Party in the Gürtel case, Pedro Sanchez has become president of the government after the approval of a motion of censure against former president Mariano Rajoy. This has happened in the middle of the mandate, two [...]

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OMIE forecast? Place your bets

By | 2018-06-12T15:34:04+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , |

The daily electricity market in the Iberian Peninsula (OMIE) has been characterized from the outset by a strong volatility. Its own base of operation, which we explained a couple of years ago in our blog (Iberia’s Spot Electricity Market: Behind the Curtains), makes the composition of the energy mix (sum of the technologies that participate in [...]

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New Electric Suppliers – Lights and Shadows

By | 2018-06-12T15:34:04+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: Electricity Markets, Energy Markets, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , |

It was in 1997 when the process of liberalization of the electricity market in Spain began. This process, which was gradually established until its culmination in 2009, brought an important novelty to consumers: for the first time they had the option to choose which electric supplier they wanted, and with this, doubts arose: will it be [...]

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The Mibgas and The Midcat and more gas.

By | 2018-06-12T15:34:05+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Categories: Energy Markets, Gas, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , , , |

We've talked a lot about Mibgas, the hub gas in Spain that should have started in 2014 and was delayed a year. Above all, it has been discussed the potential for Spain as explained in our article "The alternative for our energy island". An article in which Spain is presented as a top league player in [...]

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Climate Change:¿How did we get here and what ´s causing it?

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:19+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Coal, Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , |

Since the beginning of the industrial era, the consumption of energy derived from fossil fuels (coal, oil and natural gas) has been constantly increasing. Society as we know it until now, is based on these sources of energy, and we have founded our economy on them, but the burning of these fossil fuels is responsible for [...]

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The PPA Phenomenon

By | 2017-11-22T11:21:15+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , , |

Everyone in the industry talks about them: producers, traders, financial institutions, consumers ... but few have seen them. All predict that in the short term they will be common, but today in Spain only one has been signed. Everyone talks about PPA, as the new trend for consumers, the great solution for renewables. But this kind [...]

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The market bullish sentiment

By | 2017-10-18T13:09:02+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As some Magnus followers already know, every week we take the chance to share our knowledge by writing interesting articles about energy. Our experience and global knowledge comes from years helping big international companies to define and execute energy strategies. By taking the daily pulse of markets with our customers to take the righ decisions. However, [...]

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The nuclear problem…

By | 2017-07-21T13:21:45+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, M·Blog, Spain|Tags: , , , |

Nuclear energy remains a major source of debate and the lack of consensus on EU energy policies does not help dispel doubts. To maintain stability, electricity consumption and meet the goals of climate change, nuclear is not the ultimate solution, but it still plays a vital role. This source of generation is the basis on two [...]

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Tariff deficit: how expensive will it be?

By | 2017-06-15T09:27:25+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, Spain|Tags: , |

Our tariff deficit can be summarized as the debt we (the consumers) inquired witrh the electric system. Specifically it is the difference between the costs of the system and the regulated income generated. When was it created? In 2000, the government ruling back then established a decree through which the electric energy costs could not rise [...]

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