19 Apr 2019
Europe is already a world leader in fighting climate change. European policies implemented over the last five years in all policy areas have put the EU on the right track to fully embrace the transition to clean energy, seizing the economic opportunities it offers, generating growth and jobs and a healthier environment for consumers. The fourth report on the state of the Energy Union, adopted on Tuesday 9 April,...
24 Oct 2017
The Spanish District Heating and Cooling Association (ADHAC) has elaborated the DHC census of Spain of 2017. There are 352 grids, a 15% percent more than in 2016, with a total installed potential of 1,280 MW. The extension of the grids is mor than 600 km and they are saving 224.000 tons of CO2 per year. In the presentation it was highlighted the relevance of biomass grids in Spain, being the majority...
13 Oct 2017
In September, the Spanish Inter-Platforms Group on Circular Economy, in which BIOPLAT is actively involved, participated in two workshops about circular economy in Madrid. These workshops highlighted the importance of the circular economy strategies for achieving a transition towards a more sustainable use of resources. The Spanish Inter-Platforms Group on Circular Economy contributed to propose actions to ‘closing the loop strategies’ and the R&D as...
05 Oct 2017
BIOPLAT celebrated their annual assembly in collaboration with other Spanish platforms: GEOPLAT- Geothermal Energy Platform-, SOLPLAT- Solar Thermal Energy-and PTEee-Energy Efficiency Platform. The annual Assembly took place in the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Mrs. Mª del Rosario Heras, in charge of the energy efficiency buildings department in CIEMAT (Research Center of Energy, Environment and Technology) highlighted the importance of the thermal energy technologies...
19 Sep 2017
BIOPLAT, the Spanish Biomass Technology Platform and SusChem-Spain, the Sustainable Chemistry Technology Platform presented yesterday the Spanish Biorefineries Manual that have jointly prepared. The presentation took place in the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness. Ms. Carmen Vela, Secretary of the Spanish State for Research, Development and Innovation highlighted the importance of the bioenergy in the bioeconomy of Spain, as well as in the circular economy. In...
02 Apr 2012
El pasado 23 de noviembre participamos en una jornada sobre el aprovechamiento energético de la biomasa forestal y la prevención de incendios, organizada en INIA en el ámbito de SELVIRED, red temática de selvicultura, y del proyecto europeo FIRESMART. La jornada además de intensa, como la mayoría de las que se celebran en nuestro sector al ser unos verdaderos apasionados de la biomasa los expertos con los que...
05 Mar 2012
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