On Thursday, November 23rd, the VINEYARDS4HEAT project was presented in Gandesa, the capital of the Terra Alta wine region. The event was organized by the Consortium of Environmental Policies of the Terres de l’Ebre (COPATE), within the framework of a Forum of companies accredited by the “Terres de l’Ebre” Biosphere Reserve declared by UNESCO in […]
Taking advantage of a work day of the BIO4ECO Interreg Europe project, on Friday October 27th, a group of experts on Energy of the Public Administration of Catalonia (ICAEN, Provincial Council, Forest Technology Center of Catalonia, BosCat, …) visited Vilafranca to know first hand the “VINEYARDS4HEAT” project and to put in value the agricultural biomass […]
The VINEYARDS4HEAT website has published the final report of this LIFE project, also called LAYMAN’S REPORT, in Catalan, Spanish and English, in order to facilitate the real information of the experience to all the people and entities interested in knowing it and replicate it.
The report sets out the location of the project, its organization, explains […]
Last July 5th, in the course on A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE IN THE WORLD OF WINE organized by the University of the Basque Country in Laguardia, capital of the Rioja Alavesa, the VINEYARDS4HEAT project was presented as a reality that makes the world of wine more sustainable.
The presentation was given by the project Coordinator, Jordi Cuyàs, […]
The Plenary session of the town hall of Vilafranca approved last 28th of March the financial report exercise, through the Municipal Water Company EMAVSA, the business activity to market thermal energy, in accordance with previous agreements that modified the statutes of EMAVSA to be able to exercise this activity. The agreement is now final, once […]
On the 6th of June, once finished and formalized the contract with the LIFE programme, the Project Coordination Committee met to evaluate the work carried out and to prepare the documentation to be submitted to the European Commission in the coming weeks. To the meeting, the Commission’s instructor Mariona Salvatella attended the project, who in […]
THE CONFERENCE DAY WITH THE CONSULTANTS OF WINERIES MARKS THE CELEBRATION OF THE 25 YEARS OF THE LIFE PROGRAM IN THE E.U.Vinyes Per Calor
On Thursday 25th of May it was held in Cavas Vilarnau a Conference day of the project forming part of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the presence of the LIFE program of the E.U. dedicated to the promotion of good practices in the management of environment and climate, as remarked by the coordinator of VINEYARDS4HEAT, Jordi […]
Since 2015, Covides works in the project “Vineyards4Heat”, an initiative that aims to mitigate the problems arising from climate change by means of the reduction of greenhouse gases, through the use of the remains of pruning (biomass) to generate bio energy. In this way the CO2 emissions are reduced, the energy bill gets cheaper and […]
Last May 17th, they visited the project VINEYARDS4HEAT those responsible for the Research Area of Biomass and Bioproducts of the Scientific and Technological Investigation Center of Extremadura, Luis Royano and Jeronimo González, to know first-hand the functioning of the project. They visited the Heat District of la Girada where they were able to share with […]
On April 27th, a day that was especially cold with the heating going on, was held at the headquarters of the Alt Penedès Regional Archives, which is part of the La Girada Heat District which runs exclusively with biomass of the vineyard, a conference day dedicated to technicians of the Administration and to Companies that […]