Green hydrogen and biomass key to facilitating Europe’s energy transition

2022-09-22T10:09:18+00:0022 de September de 2022|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

In the current context, Europe not only demands green energies, but also less dependence on other countries. That is why two technologies, green hydrogen and biomass, are emerging as protagonists in this paradigm shift, accompanied by solar and wind energy.    Bio-Flex-Gen is a European project related to a heat and electricity co-production plant. It seeks to meet two requirements: on the one hand, to [...]

Spain’s energy model, one of the most advanced in Europe in terms of sustainability

2022-08-18T08:50:53+00:0022 de August de 2022|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

Spain ranks seventh in the European energy sector. This is according to the consultancy firm Oliver Wyman with its new Green Transition Index, a system with which they have measured the evolution in terms of energy transition of 29 territories in our continent. In each case, the use of transition technologies in each country, the respect of transport for the environment, the sustainability of buildings [...]

Green Transition, a source of benefits for almost all jobs

2022-08-05T10:54:07+00:005 de August de 2022|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

"The Green Transition will bring employment benefits in almost all sectors," says Stelina Chatzichristou, an analyst in the Vocational Training and Skills Department. So say Stelina Chatzichristou, analyst in the Vocational Training and Skills Department, and Cynthia M. Harrison, CareersNet coordinator at Cedefop. These benefits, they explain, would be implemented through compliance with the European Green Deal (EGD). The EGD would lead to an increase [...]

The Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge supports two projects of energy communities in the Valencian Community

2022-06-30T08:33:29+00:0030 de June de 2022|Categories: University News|Tags: , |

The Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge has presented the results of the first call for grants for pilot projects for small-scale energy communities. In total, 45 projects in 14 autonomous communities will benefit from this measure, of which two will take place in the Valencian Community. The initiative has an investment of 14.7 million euros.    The aim is to promote social [...]

Grants to promote climate change adaptation projects

2022-06-16T14:41:04+00:0016 de June de 2022|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

The Consellería de Agricultura, Desarrollo Rural, Emergencia Climática y Transición Ecológica (Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, Climate Emergency and Ecological Transition) has published grants of more than 1.86 million euros to promote and encourage innovative projects to adapt to climate change. The particularity of these aids is that they are dedicated to municipalities of less than 100,000 inhabitants that are adhered to the European Covenant [...]

The Chair collaborates with the Universitat de València to offer the new Diploma on ecological and nature law.

2022-05-05T15:22:09+00:005 de May de 2022|Categories: Diffusion, UV|Tags: , , |

The Chair of New Green Transition collaborates with the University-Entreprise Foundation of the University of Valencia in the form of scholarships for the realization of a diploma this 2022/2023. It is a specialized training on ecological and nature law that aims to help in the fight against climate change, as well as improve environmental sustainability.   The postgraduate course is taught online. The current edition [...]

The team of the Chair at the UV makes a report on the tourist tax to the Generalitat

2022-04-29T14:00:43+00:0029 de April de 2022|Categories: Investigation, UV|Tags: , , |

The director of the team of the Chair of New Green Transition at the University of Valencia, Aurora Pedro, has prepared a report on the tourist tax. This is a tax that is paid per night of stay in the territory in question, from which children or minors under a certain age are exempt most of the time.   This system has already been implemented [...]

The Valencian Community, one of the regions of Spain with the least generation of non-renewable energies

2022-04-01T11:10:47+00:001 de April de 2022|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

The Valencian Community only generated 19% of its energy from renewable sources in 2021. This figure shows that renewable energies must be urgently promoted as opposed to the more traditional ones, especially if we take into account that the Cofrentes Nuclear Power Plant is scheduled to close in less than 10 years. In fact, this plant represents more than 40% of the energy generated each [...]

Volkswagen’s battery gigafactory in Sagunto, in line with the green transition in the Valencia Region

2022-03-29T16:20:27+00:0029 de March de 2022|Categories: Diffusion|Tags: , |

The Volkswagen Group has recently announced that it will install its new battery plant in Sagunto, a news that has been applauded by different Valencian politicians and state representatives. This is the case of the vice-president Mónica Oltra, who has assured that these are "very good news". She emphasized that when we talk about batteries, we talk about "ecological transition" and therefore it is a [...]

València, possible European Green Capital in 2024

2022-03-02T14:59:01+00:002 de March de 2022|Categories: Investigation|Tags: , , , |

The city of Valencia will opt for the European Green Capital Award (EGCA) after obtaining the support of almost the entire Municipal Corporation. This award recognizes and rewards the efforts of European cities to care for the environment, and thus improve the economy and quality of life of its inhabitants.    According to the Mayor of Valencia, Joan Ribó, this award is in line with [...]

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