Puertollano, International City Of The Energy August 2008
Puertollano, International City of the Energy
" Our city has become a technological model for both the present and the future in the New Energies area “ Joaquín Hermoso Murillo Major of Puertollano
<ul><li>Puertollano, a city to invest in </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent geographical location. </li></ul><ul><li>Its modern, free, lively and diverse society is ready to face up the challenge of future. </li></ul><ul><li>The main attraction area in the region of Castilla-La Mancha, perfect for developing new business projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging area of economic and industrial activity in the South – Centre of Spain. </li></ul>Picture of the promotion of Puertollano
<ul><li>Excellent communications </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic hub of communications, specially related to high speed and capacity subjects. Since 1992 Puertollano has a stop on the AVE high-speed rail line. </li></ul><ul><li>Important non-high-speed railway system between the East and West of Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>High-capacity Road Network thanks to A-41 Highway ‘Puertollano –Ciudad Real’. A-41 will be one of the main arterial roads covering the distance between Levante (the Eastern regions of Spain) and Portugal, as well, it will be the new choice between Madrid and Andalusia. </li></ul><ul><li>Ciudad – Real Central Airport will be located 18Km far from Puertollano. </li></ul>High speed trani, AVE passing through Puertollano
<ul><li>Vocational Training and skilled labour </li></ul><ul><li>Training adapted to the business system of Puertollano . </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Red Virtus’ Excellence Centre. www.fundacionvirtus.com . </li></ul><ul><li>Suport Industries: Associated industries of the petrochemical industrial estate. A very appreciated and demanded labour in the National Industrial Sector. </li></ul><ul><li>University Studies Centres: 4 / 5 years degree awarded by the University of Castilla-La Mancha. </li></ul>Students in Virtus Excellence Centre
<ul><li>Encouragement to investment </li></ul><ul><li>A City awarded with a high percentage of economic aid for the productive investment in order to generate employment. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the Spanish Cities granted with the European Aids ‘II Plan de la Minería del Carbón 2006-2012’ (aid to support the Coal Industry): up to 50% of the investment. </li></ul><ul><li>Grants that are compatible with other kind or related aids. </li></ul><ul><li>National Economic Aids, Regional Economic Aids and Puertollano City Council Aids: this way a new and alternative industry system will be consolidated and new industries will be launched in the city. </li></ul>
Puertollano has grown about the historical development of traditional energy sources: coal, slate, oil, gas... and now the sun moves us!
Repsol and Puertollano: a fifty-year business relationship that will continue in the future. IGCC Power Plant ‘ELCOGAS’: clean coal technologies. It is a power station of 335 Mw. Its operation is based on coal and petrocoque (50/20). ENCASUR: ‘ Emma’, open-cut coal mine. ‘Another way of mining’. Enel VIESGO: Puertollano coal-fired power station. 220 Mw power.
‘ La Nava’ Industrial and business area: More than 2,500,000 m 2 of industrial land allocated for the economic diversification, as well as, to the industrial and sustained development of Puertollano.
Land Policy: ‘La Nava’ Industrial and business area. New areas of business development in Puertollano: Lots awarded to non-polluting companies that use clean energies. Since 2003 three phases of the estate development have been accomplished –La Nava I, La Nava II and La Nava III. All together will constitute an industrial estate larger than 2,500,000 m 2 . Total evolution industrial area of Puertollano
Map: ‘La Nava’ industrial and business area. Offices Institute for Concentration Photovoltaic Systems National Centre on Hydrogen
Pictures: ‘La Nava’ industrial and business area .
‘ Our city will be a model of research and exploitation of the new renewable energies’. José María Barreda Fontes President of the Regional Government of Castilla-La Mancha
Institute for Concentration Photovoltaic Systems It is incorporated in the group of companies of the ‘Institute of Finance of the Regional Government Castilla-La Mancha’. ISFOC is the result of the R&D plan promoted by the Department of Education and Science of the Government of Castilla-La Mancha and the Institute of Solar Energy of the ‘Technical University of Madrid’. The project is financed by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Government of Spain. ISFOC main aim is to encourage the worldwide development of Concentration Photovoltaic Technology in Castilla-La Mancha. Current area of the ISFOC. August ,2008.
<ul><li>The aims of the Centre are: </li></ul><ul><li>To lead the national strategy on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. </li></ul><ul><li>To co-ordinate the R&D activities in order to benefit the industrial sectors involved about the outcomes of R&D entities. </li></ul><ul><li>To carry out the activities not covered by the Science-Technology-Company National System. </li></ul><ul><li>To promote key projects to attract the attention of other companies and be the referent at a national level. </li></ul>National Centre on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Experimentation. President of Castilla-La Mancha, Major of Puertollano and other representatives in the presentation of the Project. Puertollano 2007.
Iberdrola Thermosolar Plant in Puertollano. Iberdrola, together with the Spanish Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving (IDAE), is building a 50 MW thermosolar plant. The building works started the 19 th of March, 2007 and it is expected to be finished and to start its production at the end of 2008. . Presentation of the project. May, 2007
Monosilicon Wafers Plant. Silicio Solar is the first monosilicon wafers plant in Spain. This means the creation of more than 500 job positions. The investment is over € 60,000,000. Due to the great demand of ingots and wafers, Silicio Solar will be expanded in ‘La Nava’, industrial and bussines area . Picture of the plant. May, 2007
<ul><li>Solaria </li></ul><ul><li>Photovoltaic Panels Factory that produces: </li></ul><ul><li>5’’ Cells: come in power ratings from 165 w/183 w. </li></ul><ul><li>6’’ Cells: come in power ratings from 215 w – 245 w. Thermal Panels. </li></ul>Renovalia, in an area of 97 Ha., will use more than 240,800 solar panels and it will generate a rate power of 47,6 MWn. This is a clean energy, 100% renewable, which will prevent the release of 1,029,546 tons of CO 2 during the 25 years that the production will last.
Leading company in design and innovation in Solar Concentration Photovoltaic Energy Systems. SolFocus is working on the launch of a R&D Centre of Solar High Technology. It will imply 60 job positions and an important investment. .
Waste to Energy Technologies: Design of the latest energetic solutions for the treatment of biomass or industrial waste with a higher heating value (HHV). Proener: Company dedicated to make projects and installations of Photovoltaic Solar Plants. Solgreen: Company that suggests and offers full solutions about Solar Systems development. Solgreen guarantees the quality of the technology and innovation. Puertollano Química Verde: It is dedicated to the BIODIESEL production. It has an annual production of 24,000. Bioenergética Española: Industrial Plant that produces 250,000 tons /year of biodiesel.