How Spain is reclaiming its former clean-energy dominance in Europe's green transition

Updated: Jul 2

- "Europe needs Spanish renewables"


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I have this strong (maybe unrealistic but anyway..) belief/dream that one very bright day, close to 100% of all energy consumption globally will be generated from Mother Nature, using natural power sources like solar and wind.


Which is why the news from Barcelona on installing Spain’s first solar energy pavement made me so especially happy. Looking around me at the café in Valencia where I am sitting, suddenly I see before me how all of the grey tiles come to life and are glimmering with hope.


This is quite literally a great first step to introduce more kinds of green infrastructure as Spain displays its intention to be a power player in Europe's green transition. At the same t