Last November 25th was held a technical workshop, in the framework of the Annual Plan for Technology Transfer from the Department of Agriculture of the Government of Catalonia, in which the project “Vineyards for heat” exposed the viability of take advantage of the pruning of the vines to generate thermal energy in boilers, treating this […]
“VINEYARDS FOR HEAT” IS PRESENTED IN A SEMINAR ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY ORGANIZED BY WINE AND ENERGY CLUSTERS.Vinyes Per Calor
Last November 10th was held at Cavas Gramona, Sant Sadurní, a Technical Seminar jointly organized by the Cluster of wine ( INNOVI ) and energy (CEEC ) , in order to present to a large professional audience , responsible both of wineries as energy suppliers , a number of proposals aimed at producing sustainable energy […]
The works of installing a biomass boiler next to the Regional File building have been started a few weeks ago and is already visible the excavation where will be located the boiler and tank to store the remains of pruning in the vineyard, which will feed it.
The boiler have to become operational at the end […]
Thursday, October 29th second-year students of Higher Level Vocational Training School of Viticulture and Oenology Mercè Rossell i Domènech (Espiells) of Sant Sadurní, accompanied by their teachers, visited the biomass boiler installed in Caves Vilarnau, under the “Vineyards4Heat” project as a case study of the Training Unit on Evaluation of By-products.
The students were welcomed by the […]
THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, JORDI CIURANETA, INAUGURATES BIOMASS BOILER IN CAVES VILARNAU, ALLOWING TO OBTAIN 20% MOST SUSTAINABLE ENERGYVinyes Per Calor
The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Jordi Ciuraneta inaugurated Friday, October 13 the new biomass booth of Caves Vilarnau in Sant Sadurní. He was accompanied by the manager of Vilarnau, Damià Deàs; the president of Fernandez Byass group, Mauricio Gonzalez; and the Mayoress of Sant Sadurní, Maria Rosell. […]
The “Vineyards4Heat” project has been present in EXPOBIOMASA, the fair of reference in Spain of this sector that took place last September. In particular, the coordinator of the project, Jordi Cuyàs, participated as a speaker at a Technical Seminar on energetic use of thicket biomass. In his speech, other than explaining the project, he remarked […]
It has presented the project at a meeting with Catalan municipalities, organized by the environmental consultant “La Vola” to explain the strategic objectives that are promoted, especially the role that can play the local governments.
To move forward with this goal, the Town Council of Vilafranca has been associated with three social actors that are key […]
THE HEAT DISTRICT FOR THE EQUIPMENTS OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD “LA GIRADA” IN VILAFRANCA IS ABOUT TO BE BUILTVinyes Per Calor
Last March, the municipal board of the Town Council of Vilafranca agreed to approve the record of procurement of the works and installation of development, supplier and subsequent actions of a biomass boiler which used vine shoot as combustible material, together with the works of the distribution network of heat to some public equipments in […]
STARTING OF BIOMASS PLANT IN VILARNAU AND PROGRESS ON THE PLANTS OF TOWN COUNCIL OF VILAFRANCA AND CODORNIUVinyes Per Calor
On Wednesday, April 29th, on the occasion of the implementation of the biomass plant with vine debris in Cava Vilarnau, several people involved in the project met: Damià Delàs, the company manager and representative on this occasion of INNOVI; the Town Council of Vilafranca, with the attendance of the Environment Municipal Councillor Josep Maria Martí, […]