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110, 2015

PARTICIPATION IN THE CONFERENCE ON “NEW TRENDS IN SUSTAINABLE MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT”

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 […]

308, 2015

THE HEAT DISTRICT FOR THE EQUIPMENTS OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD “LA GIRADA” IN VILAFRANCA IS ABOUT TO BE BUILT

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 […]

1505, 2015

STARTING OF BIOMASS PLANT IN VILARNAU AND PROGRESS ON THE PLANTS OF TOWN COUNCIL OF VILAFRANCA AND CODORNIU

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, […]

2004, 2015

COLLECTION OF VINE SHOOTS FOR BIOMASS

One of the objectives of the Project “Vineyards4heat”, promoted by the Town Council of Vilafranca, Covides, Innovi and Nou Verd in the framework of the European Union LIFE Programme, is that vine shoots from vine pruning are in the best possible conditions to create fuel without further treatment.

For this, a prototype of vine pre-pruner is […]

1604, 2015

MEETING OF THE MUNICIPAL COMPANIES OF WATER AND SERVICES FROM VILAFRANCA AND BÜHL

Within the framework of the project “Vineyards4heat”, in which the Town Council of Vilafranca and entities and companies of the wine sector work to use pruning from vines to produce thermal energy with the support of the EU LIFE programme, a working meeting has been held between the Heads of the Stadwerke (municipal company model […]

3103, 2015

THE TOWN COUNCIL OF VILAFRANCA IN THE 3RD FORUM ON ENVIRONMENT

Last March 10th and 11th 2015, the 3rd FORUM on Environment and Local World took place in the Modernista building of Sant Pau in Barcelona. It was organized by the Diputació of Barcelona.

The Town Council of Vilafranca del Penedès was invited to take part in the round table on ‘Development of European Projects on […]

2003, 2015

THE PROJECT “VINEYARDS4HEAT” PRESENTED IN MIERES (ASTÚRIES)

Approximately fifty professionals followed the Disclosure Conference organized by FAEN in the House of Culture of Mieres, which was opened by the Mayor, Aníbal Vázquez and the General Manager of Industry, Isaac Pola. During the conference, the European Life + Programme was analyzed in depth and the experiences that are being carried out under its […]

2302, 2015

CODORNIU AND VILARNAU READY TO USE BIOMASS FROM VINES

One of the objectives of INNOVI to improve winemaking processes (both still and sparkling) is to contribute to the reduction of CO2 at all stages of the production process, from the vineyard to the bottle and the final transport . Therefore, we are promoting and participating in various programmes, ranging from the quantification of CO2 […]

1802, 2015

THE TOWN COUNCIL STARTS PROCEDURES FOR TENDERING OF THE HEATING NETWORK WITH BIOMASS IN LA GIRADA

For reference: contractaciopublica.gencat.cat
The framework project of technical nature has already been carried out in order to be able to begin, with the maximum guarantees of success, the tendering procedure to make possible the heating network in the area of equipments in the neighbourhood of La Girada during 2015. Once completed, the company which will carry […]

1802, 2015

THE DEPOT FOR BIOMASS STORING IS READY

The old aluminium factory, from symbol of pollution to emblem for CO2 reduction.
The cooperative of social initiative Nou Verd, responsible for the management of biomass (collection, storage and supply), already has the land which will be used as a stockyard of biomass.

This land, located in the old aluminium factory Productos Agma, S.A., consists of […]

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