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1503, 2016

EUROPEAN MEETING IN VILAFRANCA ON VINEYARD´S BIOMASS.

This last Thursday 10th and Friday 11th of March was held in Vilafranca del Penedès an European Symposium in the framework of the Life project “Vineyards for Heat” which is being developed by the Municipality of Vilafranca in conjunction with INNOVI, COVIDES, NOU VERD. At the event participated representatives of institutions of research, production and […]

1003, 2016

VILARNAU AND CODORNIU TECHNICIANS DISCUSS THE COLLECTION OF BIOMASS.

On March 7th, technicians of Cavas Codorniu and  Vilarnau, companies involved in the project, checked on the ground  how  is being done the collecting and crushing process of the the branches. In this case the vine in which they worked  belongs to  Cavas Llopart and is located in the municipality of Avinyonet, in the heart […]

1902, 2016

FULLY FUNCTIONING STORE OF NOU VERD

The cooperative NOU VERD, as a partner of the project “Vineyards for Heat” carries out the logistics. So it has a crushing – collector machine that collects vine pruning, raises it from soil to clean it, then crushes, and charges it for its transportation to the store, and once there, it dries and, without further […]

1102, 2016

DISTRICT HEAT OF LA GIRADA IS NOW OPERATIONAL

Since the end of January is already operating the biomass boiler of La Girada District Heat which gives heat to the Archive, Dolores Piera School  and municipal nursery El Parquet buildings, with this renewable, decentralized and proximity energy. Under the European project LIFE “Vineyards for Heat” is becoming a reality to take advantage of pruning […]

1002, 2016

CLIMATE CHANGE AND OUR WINES

Thursday, February 4th was held in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia an open dialogue on Climate Change and Our Wines, moderated by the journalist specialized in environment, Mª Josep Picó, coinciding with a Conference of the Network of Cities and Towns towards Sustainability. Representing “Vineyards for Heat” project was the coordinator, Jordi Cuyàs, who presented the initiative […]

1412, 2015

THE MUNICIPALITY OF VILAFRANCA WILL START-UP THE DISTRICT HEAT OF LA GIRADA IN THE COMING NEXT WEEKS

The Vilafranca City Council will operate a new installation of thermal power generation by combustion of biomass, which will serve public buildings in the neighbourhood of La Girada. The Mayor of Vilafranca, Pere Regull , accompanied by Deputy Environment and Natural Areas, Valentí Junyent, visited the works of the district heat La Girada, which is […]

412, 2015

TECHNICAL SEMINAR ABOUT THE USE AND UTILIZATION OF VINEYARD BIOMASS

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 […]

1611, 2015

“VINEYARDS FOR HEAT” IS PRESENTED IN A SEMINAR ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY ORGANIZED BY WINE AND ENERGY CLUSTERS.

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 […]

1611, 2015

THE WORKS OF THE DISTRICT HEAT ARE PROGRESSING TO LA GIRADA.

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 […]

411, 2015

VINE AND WINE-GROWING STUDENTS FROM ESPIELLS SCHOOL STUDY “VINEYARDS4HEAT”

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 […]

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