Today, the global head of energy at Boston Consulting Group appeared hopeful of the possibility of achieving the emissions reduction targets, and called for the business world to adapt and for government bodies to collaborate.
The installed capacity in wind power and photovoltaics grew by 20% in 2019.
The new report on the Spanish power sector created by the Naturgy Foundation also includes the increase of production with combined cycles in the last year, which acted as a back-up energy to renewables, as well as the increase in the tariff deficit.
The maximum renewable gas production potential in Spain could be the equivalent of 65% of the current total natural gas demand if it is purposefully developed.
European countries such as Germany, the United Kingdom and Sweden are very advanced in the development of this new energy vector, which Spain seeks to boost with the future Climate Change Act.
Greenhouse gas emissions have fallen by 25% in Spain, and per capita emissions have decreased by 30%.
The Naturgy Foundation publishes a study carried out by LIKEN CARBON HUB, which shows the evolution of greenhouse gas emissions from 2005 to 2018, mainly extracted from the National Inventory of Greenhouse Gases (INGEI).
The economist and expert in energy markets presented the “2018 Report. The Spanish natural gas sector in numbers”, a document that compiles for the first time, in a summarised and orderly manner, all the official and public data available on the sector in Spain.
According to Lasheras, over the past five years "there has been investment driven by natural growth of the demand, with prices that reflect costs and follow international price profiles”.