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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
THE MUNICIPALITY OF VILAFRANCA WILL START-UP THE DISTRICT HEAT OF LA GIRADA IN THE COMING NEXT WEEKSVinyes Per Calor
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 […]
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 […]