”Vilafranca, one Megawatt more of Biomass” is an essential component of a transformative initiative of the Penedès territory initiated with the ”VINEYARDS4HEAT” project. After demonstrating its viability with two and a half years of experience and coordination of the actors of the territory, we want to move forward with the extension and establishment of a […]
During the last few days, the works to bring hot water from the District Heat of La Girada to the “Ricard Fortuny” Socio Health Centre, at a distance of 400 meters, have begun, following the agreements reached between the municipal water company EMAVSA and the Centre so that it would heat and have hot water […]
The Network of Cities and Towns organized a technical visit on Circular Economy and Biomass, on September 26th, in Vilafranca del Penedès.
The visit is part of the series of workshops on the Circular and Green Economy promoted by the Network with the support of the Barcelona Provincial Council and the Environmental Forum Foundation.
The circular economy […]
The municipal company of Vilafranca will take over the management of this project that, once the support of the European Life has finished, will continue to provide energy to new facilities such as Ricard Fortuny.
The Life project that was used to promote the Vineyards4Heat proposal, which that has Vilafranca City Council has been developing together […]
VINEYARDS4HEAT is a local strategy to mitigate climate change and is based on the transformation of the energy contained in the local resource of solid biomass to obtain thermal energy.
Coinciding with the EU Green Week, this Wednesday afternoon, May 23rd, the award ceremony of the Best LIFE awards took place in Brussels, which distinguished those […]
At the end of March, a delegation of experts from the associated companies of the LIFE project SARMIENTO, in the Murcia area of the D.O. Bullas, headed by Juan José Pajares of the wine cooperative El Rosario, together with Cristóbal Sánchez, of Microgaia Biotech and Meissa Garcia of Eurovértice Consultores visited the VINEYARDS4HEAT project. The […]
Biomass of the vineyard at Bodegues Torres
Energy consumption is an important factor in the operation of a company, as it directly affects production costs, increasing or decreasing business competitiveness. Under this premise, the motor group of energy of the Strategic Plan of the Penedès held in the Auditorium of the Bodeguess Torres de Vilafranca the […]
The digital specialized in the wine sector VADEVI has echoed of the VINEYARDS4HEAT project, explaining it to those interested in the world of wine. In short it says that for the moment in the Penedès, the vine shoots of almost 800 hectares of vineyards have been collected, which represents about 500 tonnes of pruning waste […]
VINEYARDS4HEAT has been selected by the LIFE program of the EU as one of the best projects (BEST LIFE) of those that have been closed during 2016 and 2017, and will participate in the awards ceremony to be held during the EU Green Week which will take place in Brussels during the month of May.
VILAFRANCA CITY COUNCIL GIVES A DEFINITE GREEN LIGHT TO COMMERCIALIZE THERMAL ENERGY FROM THE BURNING OF THE VINE SHOOTSVinyes Per Calor
Mayor Pere Regull: “it is the perfect circle: we channel the burning of vine shoots in the territory, social work is for social insertion companies, we avoid carbon dioxide and transform it into energy that we subsequently save”.
Vilafranca City Council has finally given a definitive green light on January 23rd to the generation and commercialization […]