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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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