- This environmental clearance from the government reinforces the objectives of its strategic plan.
- Obtains all environmental permits under the asset sale agreement with Bruc.
- The different projects are located in Andalucía, Aragón, Castilla y León, Castilla la Mancha and Extremadura.
Opdenergy announces it has secured 2.3GW of environmental permits in Spain before the January 25 milestone.
Madrid, January 26th, 2023. – Opdenergy, an independent renewable energy producer, has informed today to the Spanish Securities and Exchange Commission (CNMV) that it has obtained a total of 2,320MW of positive Environmental Impact Statements for its projects in different phases located in Spain, specifically in the provinces of, Burgos, Cádiz, Ciudad Real, Cuenca, Granada, Palencia, Teruel, Valladolid, Zamora and Zaragoza.
All these projects, which have already received environmental approval from the administration, total 2,320 MW, of which 96MW correspond to projects already built, 806 MW to projects in the construction phase, 1,101 MW to projects for the asset sale agreement with Bruc, and 317 MW to projects that the company expects to start construction in 2023.
The distribution of MWs by plant is as follows:
Opdenergy aims to develop projects strategically located to obtain maximum energy efficiency and with maximum respect for the environment in which they are located, as well as to support the local economies. In this sense, the construction and future connection of these projects to the grid will be a great boost for the local economies of these regions, as well as for the country’s energy mix. The regions where these projects are developed will benefit economically through the payment of municipal taxes, the rental of land, both private and municipal, as well as the generation of local employment during construction and operation.
Luis Cid, CEO of Opdenergy, has stated: “these permits support the strategic objectives we have set for the Spanish market and reaffirm the company’s commitment to the environment and the preservation of the ecosystems where we build our renewable energy facilities”.
Opdenergy is an independent renewable energy producer, or IPP, in Europe, the United States and Latin America with more than 17 years of experience. The company develops, builds, finances, manages and operates high quality renewable energy projects in several countries. Opdenergy has a portfolio of 1.8GW of assets in operation and under construction. In addition, Opdenergy has an additional portfolio of projects in different stages of development of around 12GW that support its growth strategy.
Opdenergy plays an important role in the decarbonisation of energy in the different countries in which it operates. It is present and has projects in the pipeline in five European markets (Spain, Italy, United Kingdom, France and Poland), in the United States and in three Latin American markets (Chile, Mexico and Colombia).
Opdenergy is listed on the Spanish continuous market (BME:OPDE).
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