Energy volunteering

The Naturgy Foundation announces the winners of the first ‘Prize for Best Social Energy Initiative’ and recognises the work of social organisations in their fight against energy vulnerability.

Today, the Naturgy Foundation announced the winners of the first edition of the Prize for Best Social Energy Initiative which aims to raise the profile of people, organisations and institutions that stand out in the social sector for their energy-related projects.

Energy and environment

Housing rehabilitation and improved efficiency must be priority structural measures to eradicate energy poverty

The study ‘Energy Poverty in Europe: a comparative analysis’, which the Naturgy Foundation is presenting today, calls for the implementation of structural measures with a medium- and long-term impact that involve improved energy efficiency, renewable energies and changes to consumers’ energy habits, with the aim of improving polices to combat energy poverty.

Energy and environment

The EU must prioritise massive support for hydrogen R&D to reduce costs and avoid excess production subsidies

A report from the Florence School of Regulation (European University Institute) considers that the quicker costs are reduced by funding research and supporting demonstration projects, the fewer production subsidies will be necessary.The document supports the Commission’s Hydrogen Strategy on the use of the current gas infrastructure as the most cost-effective way of building the future hydrogen distribution grid.The authors argue that the cost of renewable energies will fall significantly by 2050 due to expected technological improvements

Energy volunteering

For the third year in a row, the Naturgy Foundation has renewed its collaboration agreement with Caritas to continue guaranteeing access to energy for thousands of vulnerable families

The energy company’s foundation has carried out over 600 rehabilitations that have benefited 15,000 people, and the Energy School has offered training on energy efficiency to vulnerable households that are receiving help from Cáritas.
A unique initiative will be developed in Ávila as part of this new agreement, bringing together renewable power generation and the improvement of vulnerable people’s employability

Energy and environment

Arias Cañete highlights the role of the energy sector in reducing emissions and demands greater ambition on energy efficiency targets

The former European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, and the former chair of REE, Luis Atienza, took part today in the fifth edition of Energy Prospects, a series of talks organised by the Naturgy Foundation and the IESE Business School, which was officially opened by the Chair of Naturgy, Francisco Reynés, and the CEO of IESE, Franz Heukamp.

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Arias Cañete highlights the role of the energy sector in reducing emissions and demands greater ambition on energy efficiency targets

The former European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, and the former chair of REE, Luis Atienza, took part today in the fifth edition of Energy Prospects, a series of talks organised by the Naturgy Foundation and the IESE Business School, which was officially opened by the Chair of Naturgy, Francisco Reynés, and the CEO of IESE, Franz Heukamp.

Energy and environment

Renewable hydrogen could be a competitive alternative from 2030 if the right policies to incentivise investment are promoted

The Naturgy Foundation is publishing a new study in which experts from the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) call for precise regulation to scale up the technology, reduce costs and attract investment.
Spain is the country with the greatest output potential in Europe thanks to its geographic conditions and climate, representing a major opportunity for the green economy.
The use of hydrogen to convert electricity into gas would also connect the large gas and electricity infrastructures.

Energy and environment

The integrated management of gas and electricity infrastructures in Spain would allow savings of more than €2 billion a year by 2050

A report by Frontier Economics and the German University of Aachen concludes that integrated infrastructure management (sector coupling) will be essential in achieving decarbonisation, because it minimises costs, makes it possible to decarbonise sectors that are difficult to electrify, increases supply safety, and makes it possible to promote an industry with export potential and job creation.