Country:Spain
Year:2003
Policy status:Ended
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2003
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:
Agency:Ministry of Economics, Directorate for Energy Policy and Mining
Description:

Spains Ministry Council approved the VI National Plan on 7 November 2003. The Plan includes "The National Energy Program," aiming to research and develop technologies required by a sound, safe and efficient power supply system. The Program defines three priorities: 1/ Optimisation of the conventional uses of energy to account for climate change mitigation. This includes: - Fuel improvements for transport; - Technologies for the clean use of coal and oil products; - Poligeneration (simultaneous generation of electricity and/or heat, cold); - Energy Transport; - Distributed Generation. 2/ Boosting renewable energies and emergent technologies to facilitate the technological means to increase the contribution of those power sources in an efficient and competitive form for integration in the national power system. The technologies considered include: - Wind Energy; - Solar Energy (photovoltaic, thermal and solar); - Biomass; - Other Renewable Energies (Mini Hydro, Geothermal, etc.); - Hydrogen; - Fuel cells. 3/ Thermonuclear fusion

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