Vehicular natural gas, a sustainable mobility solution for today and tomorrow

More and more regulation as regards emissions along with growing environmental awareness by consumers is increasing demand for sustainable vehicles. In this regard, although the boom to be experienced by the electric vehicle is...

Beyond the electric car: VNG and hydrogen, sustainable alternatives for mobility

The mobility and transport sector represents one of main focal points of CO2 emissions and other greenhouse gases (GHG) at global level, turning it into a field of priority activity in the fight against...

2019, the year of the new regulatory framework for gas

The start of 2019 heralded good news for industrial consumers of gas with the publication of Royal Decree 1/2019, which effectively transferred the competencies of the gas and electricity regulations to the CNMC (the...

Natural gas at a crossroads

Since the arrival of natural gas in Spain almost half a century ago, no two years have been the same as regards market behaviour. After the calm of the previous year, 2018 has seen...

Critical load supply for the extension of the Los Azufres geothermal plant (Mexico)

La geotermia es una fuente de energía renovable generada con el calor que proviene del interior de la Tierra. Actualmente, México es uno de los países más avanzados en este campo y en Los...

World Energy Outlook 2017. Changes in the global energy scenario (Part II)

Four large-scale shifts in the global energy system set the scene for the World Energy Outlook 2017 (WEO 2017). These are the rapid deployment and falling costs of clean energy technologies; the growing electrification...

Individual consumption metering can reduce heating consumption by 25%

According to the European Energy Efficiency Directive, 1.7 million Spanish homes with central heating systems should have installed water and heating meters or individual meters before 1 January 2017. A study carried out by...

The Hospital Universitario La Paz brings down its energy costs by 33%

In July 2014, the Madrid Health Service announced a public tender for a Mixed-Purpose Contract for Supplies and Works to construct and manage a natural gas-fired thermal plant at the Hospital Universitario La Paz....

The Pesquería power plant, a model of efficiency and sustainability in a Mexican combined-cycle...

The municipality of Pesquería (Nuevo León) in the north of Mexico, has been undergoing fundamental change for years. The arrival of a range of industries, above all steelmaking, has turned it into an area...

Natural gas, essential to guarantee competitiveness and air quality

Last 13 October, the conclusions of “The role of gas in decarbonising the economy” were presented in Madrid, a report drawn up by KPMG which can be downloaded from the Sedigas website. In the...