During the event, a study by the Chair of Energy Sustainability at Barcelona Institute of Economics-University of Barcelona was presented, which analyses energy poverty from the perspective of available income for vulnerable groups and concludes that one out of five Spanish households in this situation has one or more members who are unemployed.
Today in Madrid, the Energy commissioner stated that it is necessary “to promote flexibility in the wholesale market and provide clear pricing signals to encourage continuous penetration of renewable energy and to guarantee investments.”
The researcher at the Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies, Jorge Padilla, spoke about incorporating renewable energy into the wholesale electricity market and supported the need to design suitable capacity remuneration mechanisms.
Today, Santiago de Compostela played host to a conference by the Naturgy Foundation, analysing the impact of the decentralisation of power generation in the energy model, the active role of the end user and the future perspective of the production process from multiple points and the closest point possible to the consumer.
The Strategic Customers Director of Google Cloud, José Manuel García Gavilán, confirms that the future of digital transformation depends on the use of artificial intelligence neural networks.
IKEA España, KPMG, Telefónica, Altran, Amazon Web Services, Meliá Hotels International and Naturgy elaborated on this during the event for digitalisation projects for the improvement of competition and client experience across 7 different sectors.
The driver of the European Union’s “20-20-20” programme stated that renewable energies are an opportunity to achieve competitive prices, create employment and make technology available
The expert in the power market and founder of the Technology Research Institute at the Comillas Pontifical University, Ignacio Pérez Arriaga, also took part in the event and highlighted the importance of distributed resources in the energy market of the future.
Representatives from the Spanish government, the Valencia Regional Government, the Council of the capital of Turia, the Naturgy Foundation and the UIMP met today to discuss the issue of urban pollution as a priority for improving people’s quality of life.
Every year, the Valencia Regional Government assigns €700,000 to the maintenance of the Atmospheric Pollution Surveillance and Control Network of Valencia.
Together with Berlin and the region of Lombardy, the City Council of Madrid presented the plans they have implemented to combat urban pollution and improve air quality at an event where the WHO warned that 91% of the global population is breathing in polluted air.
Poor air quality in the EU represents an annual cost of 24 billion euros, said Daniel Calleja, Director-General for the Environment of the European Commission.