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Spain

Official name: 

Kingdom of Spain

UNFCCC Annex 1 status: 
Annex 1 Party to the Convention

Spain (2013)

Energy profile
  • Viu Bicing

    Type: 
    Product

    Bicing is a bicycle sharing system in Barcelona inaugurated on March 22, 2007. Bicing is a simple, practical and sustainable way to plan your trips around the city. To go wherever you want and when you want, without smoke or noises.  

    The electric Bicing network is completely complementary to the current Bicing network, thus broadening the offer of long and ascending trips. This network is distributed in 41 stations in car parks and 5 stations in surface. 

  • Passive chilled beams. VPK

    Type: 
    Product

    Passive chilled beams, KOOLAIR, model VPK, without supply air, are used for cooling in a room. As in all water conditioning systems, choosing passive chilled beam has the energy benefits of using water as a vehicle to carry the cooling power to the rooms. The type VPK passive chilled beam comprises a casing and a cooling coil with connection flanges.

  • Aquatec, Proyectos Para el Sector Del Agua

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member

    SUEZ provides services and solutions to international clients in order to address resource recovery and protection focusing on water, recycling, waste recovery, treatment solutions and consultancy services. AQUATEC belongs to the water energy technology branch of  SUEZ. It provides consultancy services, expertise in setting up integral projects and implementation support for advanced solutions for optimising water cycle processes.

  • IDOM Consulting, Engineering, Architecture S.A.U.

    Type: 
    Organisation
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    Network Member

    Idom is an international multidisciplinary firm working with independent professional services in the fields of engineering, consulting and architecture with over 3,000 professionals, located in 40 permanent offices distributed in over 28 countries. Idom's capabilities include engineering and consultancy services from concept design to decommission in climate relevant fields such as renewable and alternative energy, water and waste. The team of Idom aims at carbon accounting related projects and climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies. 

  • Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados, S.l.P.

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration: 
    Relation to CTCN: 
    Network Member

    Gómez-Acebo & Pombo (GA_P) is an Iberian Law Firm located in Spain, USA, UK, Portugal and Belgium. Their legal team is well-versed in areas of private and public law and is fully accustomed to working with experts from other fields, building multidisciplinary teams to offer well tailored solutions. GA_P has provided  legal assessment in developing countries (especially in Latin America) with respect to a wide variety of activities. 

  • Safe waste disposal system for used cooking oil and employment for women

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Saturday 31 December 2016
    Objective: 

    Otro Tiempo Otro Planeta (Other Time Other Planet)

  • The Environmental Impact of Photovoltaic Technology

    The Environmental Impact of Photovoltaic Technology

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Thursday 1 January 1998

    The main goal of this document is to describe the basis of performing a life-cycle analysis (LCA) of the photovoltaic systems. A derived goal of this study is to gain experience in using the LCA-framework and the research protocol described earlier and to evaluate the usefulness of these instruments in helping to find and analyse bottlenecks and opportunities in the energy technologies.

  • Government Launches Energy Saving and Efficiency Action Plan 2011–2020

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Monday 1 August 2011

    This press release from the Spanish Federal Government provides policymakers and the public with an overview of Spain's new Energy Saving and Efficiency Action Plan, as well as makes projections about the impact of the plan. The document describes both the environmental and socio-economic impacts of the new policies.

  • Spain Installed Wind Capacity (Website)

    Type: 
    Publication

    This website presents an overview of total installed wind energy capacity in Spain per year from 2000 to 2010. The page also presents the main market developments from 2010; a policy summary; a discussion of the revision in feed-in tariffs in 2010; and a future market outlook.

  • An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Renewable Energy Deployment on Local Sustainability

    Type: 
    Publication
    Publication date: 
    Friday 1 August 2008

    This paper analyses the socioeconomic benefits renewable energy projects bring to regions, including diversification of energy supply, enhanced regional and rural development opportunities, and creation of a domestic industry and employment opportunities. Analysis of these benefits has been too general and focus on the local level has been lacking. To narrow the scope, this paper analyses the above benefits by applying a conceptual and methodological framework to three renewable energy technologies in Spain.

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