At Tecnol we have completed an ambitious project to install solar panels in all the company’s warehouses, which reinforces our commitment to sustainability and the environment. Its purpose is to supply the facilities with the necessary capacity to prioritize renewable energy and achieve self-consumption with a source of electrical energy from renewable sources and without greenhouse gas emissions.
Special mention deserves the action carried out at the corporate headquarters that we will launch in the Mas de les Ànimes industrial estate in Reus. It is a modern, smart, green building built under the parameters of sustainability and the environment proposed by the 2030 Agenda of the UN Global Compact. It also has the main certifications in terms of energy efficiency such as the LEED Gold Construction certificate, the 0 Carbon Footprint certificate, the Indoor Air Quality Certificate and the Class A Certificate. Photovoltaic panels have also been installed in the warehouses located between the Mas de les Ànimes and Agro-Reus industrial estates, which form one of the main business hubs in the south of Catalonia.
Firm commitment to self-consumption in 2022
This 2022 we have presented a candidacy to be able to opt for the line of subsidies granted by the Generalitat de Catalunya, through the Catalan Institute of Energy, in the field of self-consumption and storage through renewable energy sources. It should also be noted that we are members of the Energy Community Association of the Agro Reus industrial estate as promoters together with the Reus City Council. It is a public-private entity created with Next Generation funds to promote the installation of solar panels in buildings and supply energy to companies installed in the estate.
The project has been submitted to the second call for the Incentive Program for singular pilot projects of energy communities (CE Implementa) of the Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving, dependent on the Ministry for Ecological Transition. The total investment of the project is 4.4 million euros. And it is that, faced with the global challenge of moving from a linear economy to a circular one, at TECNOL we will continue to apply strategies based on the recovery of resources, the supply of materials, the improvement of the efficiency of its production processes, the distribution and management of your waste. A commitment that we also apply to the products that our customers consume and that prioritize sustainability, such as our range of solar LED products for public roads.
Members of the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance
As a result of our commitment to promoting sustainable and renewable energies, we are also members of the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance. This group supports the large-scale deployment of clean hydrogen technologies by 2030, by bringing together low-carbon and renewable hydrogen production, demand in industry, mobility and other sectors, and hydrogen transmission and distribution. Its objective is to promote investments and stimulate the deployment of the production and use of clean hydrogen.
solar panels at the TECNOL headquarters