Teresa Ribera, Minister for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge, has addressed the issue in an interview in La Hora de TVE on November 2 and has ruled out that Spain could suffer such a blackout. "We are not facing any scenario that allows us to think that this could happen," he stressed
The minister stressed that "we have reserves" and a "modern meshed electrical system that works well." He also said that Spain is "an almost energy island, with an interconnection much less than what we would like and what we must achieve with France." Ribera affirms that this situation "also represents a sanitary cordon, an important barrier" and that "it is very difficult for a major problem, in a large high-voltage line in Europe, to produce a complicated generalized effect on us here."