The Naturgy Foundation today presented ‘La fiscalidad energética. Sentido, objetivos y criterios’, a book which identifies and describes the taxes and tax charges levied on the various stages of the energy cycle.
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.
Today, Pamplona hosted a seminar about the role of the circular economy in the energy transition with experts from the institutional, university and business fields a few days after the Navarre government approved the Agenda for the Development of the Circular Economy in Navarre with a 2030 horizon.
Today, Madrid held the “Challenge of energy poverty: causes and proposals” event where national and international experts analysed the measures being implemented to reduce energy poverty both globally and in Spain.
Oxford University professor, Brenda Boardman, said that to ease this situation “we must start with the houses in the poorest conditions, without imposing a cost on vulnerable families”.
Cantabria hosted a training seminar by the Naturgy Foundation at which various experts examined the future outlook for power consumption and explained how current technology is helping to generate power offshore while safeguarding the environment.
The event was attended by representatives from the Regional Government of Cantabria, the Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria, APPA Renovables, REPSOL, the Port of Vigo and Naturgy.
In partnership with the Education Department of the Regional Government of Catalonia and with the participation of companies such as SEAT and Transportes Metropolitanos de Barcelona (TMB), the power company’s foundation is supporting teacher training on vehicular natural gas (VNG) for two training courses.
Logroño hosted the Naturgy Foundation training seminar where several experts presented the current situation of this fuel in Spain and Europe.
Speakers from the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, the Spanish Biogas Association, Gaz Naturel GRDF, the Valdemingómez Technology Park and the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research took part in the event.