Spain’s Industry Ministry has upset the country’s burgeoning wind power sector by announcing that it intends to slash subsidies by 40 percent.
Wind power companies accuse the Ministry of Industry of crippling the sector and putting 15,000 jobs at risk.

While wind turbines operating in Spain are subject to seasonal variations, this year Spain’s total electricity generated by wind power was more than 42,702 gigawatt hours. Spain’s largest wind power producers are Gamesa, Vestas,