Lugo to welcome the Energytruck, the Naturgy Foundation travelling exhibition about energy

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The Energytruck, a large sustainable truck designed by the Naturgy Foundation, offers a visual and interactive introduction to what energy is and how we can consume it responsibly.

The travelling exhibition is free to visit until 16 November and will then travel around the region of Orense until the end of the month.

The Naturgy Foundations’ travelling exhibition about energy is coming to Lugo this week. The Energytruck will be in the Praza Campo da Compañia in Monforte de Lemos today and tomorrow and is free to visit between 9.30 am and 2 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm. It will then travel to several locations in the region of Orense during the second half of November.

Since it started in January 2016, the Naturgy Foundation travelling exhibition has travelled close to 55,500 kilometres and visited 301 municipalities throughout Spain to inform the general public about energy, the environment and industrial heritage in a fun and interactive way through educational activities run by specialist educators. Around 183,000 people have visited the exhibition, around 70,000 of which are primary and secondary school students, as well as vocational training students.

A large sustainable truck with extensive technological equipment

The truck is equipped with a natural gas twin engine that produces between 15% and 20% less CO2 than conventional diesel engines. Through a dual system and a fuel consumption of approximately 70% diesel and 30% compressed natural gas, the vehicle contributes to improved air quality by reducing emissions of particles by 39% and NO emissions by 30%, compared to a diesel-only vehicle.

The 70-square-metre mobile exhibition boasts a wide range of technological equipment, including audio-visual, interactive and multimedia content, as well as information panels. Visitors will be able to experiment with the content through practical activities centred around them. The project also includes workshops and educational activities led by specialised educators, who will share their knowledge of science and technology. The activities, which are free, are suitable for all ages and adapted for people with disabilities.