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Workshop Renewable Energy-Spanish Innovation
On April 25th, 2012, in the Cervantes Institute in Athens a workshop on Renewable Energy- Spanish Innovation was held .
With success, around one hundred people attended the initiative that arose in the renewable energies in Spain and in Greece through various presentations from leading Spanish agencies working on renewable energy in parallel with presentations of the Greek agencies, thus establishing four interesting thematic panels.
The first panel was Research and Technology of both countries related to Renewable Energy. The Centers of Greece Renewable Energy (CRES) and Spain (CENER) discussed their presentations.
Second, in the context of application was presented the challenge of the high penetration of this type of renewable energy in the power system of each country. The Grid manager of Spain (REE) and theElectrical System Manager (ADMIE) participated.
Third, the regulatory frameworks for renewable energy in Spain and Greece. The presentations of the Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving of Energy (IDEA) and the Energy Authority Regulatora in Greece (RAE) discussed the regulatory framework highlighted its existence through specific laws and regulations.
Finally, a discussion with representatives of the three major Spanish companies with strong presence in Greece. Representatives of Rokas Renewables (Iberdrola), Gamesa and
Acciona Energuiakí demonstrated its extensive experience in the renewable energy sector in Spain and Greece agreed on the issues discussed as to highlight that for continued investment in Greece must be Spanish economic and financial stability but also that regulations are met and there is a development policy that enables the productivity.