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Energy and environment

Francisco Reynés: “Energy poverty is a social problem that cannot be ignored and Naturgy will continue to implement specific measures that help to reduce it”

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.

Social action

Naturgy Foundation environmental volunteers remove over 320 kilos of invasive species from Mandeo-Betanzo natural habitat

Over 100 kilos of waste were also collected during the event, organised in partnership with the Fragas do Mandeo Foundation. The Naturgy Foundation’s Environmental Volunteering Programme has just celebrated its fifth anniversary; five years during which 35 m3 of waste have been cleared from natural spaces throughout Spain and more than 3,600 plant specimens have been planted.

Energy and environment

Andris Piebalgs: “Participants in the energy markets must have suitable incentives to operate efficiently in the short term and invest appropriately in the medium and long term.”

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.

Education and dissemination

The Naturgy Foundation will educate 20,000 school students about the current energy challenges and the new technology in the sector with an innovative education programme

The Efigy Education initiative, which will run throughout the entire school year, also aims to promote technological professions among students. The Naturgy Foundation will introduce the youngest generations to the key aspects of the energy transition and new technology such as renewable gas and its role in the circular economy.