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Spain to roll out COVID-19 app twice as effective as human tracers in pilot

03 Aug 2020

MADRID Spain aims to roll out a COVID-19 contact-tracing app across the country in September after saying on Monday that a pilot showed it could detect almost twice as many potential infections as human trackers during a simulated outbreak on a tiny island.

Spain to roll out COVID-19 app twice as effective as human tracers in pilot

03 Aug 2020

MADRID Spain aims to roll out a COVID-19 contact-tracing app across the country in September after saying on Monday that a pilot showed it could detect almost twice as many potential infections as human trackers during a simulated outbreak on a tiny island.

Siemens Gamesa hires new executives as COVID-19 helps cut $1.2 billion from sales outlook

30 Jul 2020

MADRID Siemens Gamesa named new senior executives on Thursday as the wind turbine maker sought to tackle a coronavirus-driven downturn that has led the group to cut its sales outlook for the year by 1 billion euros ($1.18 billion).

UPDATE 2-Spain's Telefonica suffers earnings hit from coronavirus and currencies

30 Jul 2020

MADRID, July 30 Spain's Telefonica posted sharply lower quarterly earnings on Thursday as measures to contain the coronavirus sapped demand for services including roaming and handset sales.

Repsol writes down $1.5 billion as COVID-19 sours oil outlook

23 Jul 2020

MADRID Spain's Repsol posted a net loss and wrote down $1.5 billion in assets on Thursday as it presented new expectations for oil and gas prices, following most peers in lowering its projections.

UPDATE 3-Repsol writes down $1.5 bln as COVID-19 sours oil outlook

23 Jul 2020

MADRID, July 23 Spain's Repsol posted a net loss and wrote down $1.5 billion in assets on Thursday as it presented new expectations for oil and gas prices, following most peers in lowering its projections.

Iberdrola sees continued profit growth, extols EU recovery deal

22 Jul 2020

MADRID Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola lauded the green credentials of the European Union's post-coronavirus stimulus deal on Wednesday as it pledged future profit growth, dividends and investments.

Europe steams towards coal exit - research

22 Jul 2020

MADRID Europe's long goodbye to coal is speeding up, in a transition smoothed by the rise of wind and solar power and energy policy that has priced the fossil fuel out of many markets, according to data released on Wednesday.

INSIGHT-Rooftop revolution: Coronavirus chill upends solar power industry

09 Jul 2020

LOS ANGELES/MADRID/LONDON, July 9 The booming rooftop solar panel industry nosedived overnight when the coronavirus forced homeowners to rein in spending and keep their distance from would-be installers.

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