What leads a municipality in the Vallès Occidental (Barcelona) like Rubí to initiate an all-encompassing energy policy to stimulate energy efficiency and the development of renewable energy? Find out in the following report:
The global situation of our planet is alarming: thanks to hydrocarbons, since 1950 global energy consumption has multiplied by five and GDP by seven thus it could be said that there is a direct relationship between energy consumption and economic growth. But the situation in Spain is even worse. Every year we import more than 50 billion Euros in fossil fuels – an indication of a level of energy dependence of over 80% on overseas sources.
Article published in: FuturENERGY November-December 2014