Optimising temperature control in schools

A significant network of educational centres exists today which, because of their use and features, form part of the group of intensive energy consumption buildings, and this represents a huge potential for...

Voice control to activate and control KNX efficient installations

Total communication with an automated house or building is now possible thanks to Voice Control from Jung, one of Europe’s leaders in electrical mechanisms and automation systems who, by taking advantage of...

How data analytics is being used by Spanish municipalities to become more efficient and...

The electricity bill represents a significant expense for city halls and in most cases there are clear opportunities for saving. But this is difficult to manage if measurements are not taken, so...

Financial and tax incentives from Spanish city halls to promote self-consumption

41% of Spanish municipalities with over 10,000 inhabitants are offering rebates on the Property Tax for self-consumption installations. In other words, 312 municipalities, which represent 60% of the population living in the...

Digitisation to shape the transformation of the energy sector

The Energy Technological Institute (ITE) has presented GAMMA, a pioneering project in Spain, which consists of a digitalised energy management pilot. This digital platform allows energy communities, companies and users to make...

For going 100% renewable, technology is just the starting point

When parts of Umeå’s Ålidhem neighbourhood were suddenly destroyed in 2008 by one of the biggest fires in its history, many residents felt as if a nightmare had come true. What appeared...

The value of digitisation

The future is digital in almost every sector, as well as in the field of compressor and blower technology. Data-based services open up new opportunities for operators of process and compressed air...

50 MWh back-up battery storage system for the UK’s biggest onshore wind farm

Ingeteam will supply Iberdrola its largest lithium-ion battery storage system in the world, which will provide back-up power to the UK’s biggest onshore wind farm at Whitelee near Glasgow. Developed by Scottish...

Insulation solutions to protect batteries from thermal runaway

One section of the UNE-EN 62619 standard “Secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes. Safety requirements for secondary lithium cells and batteries, for use in industrial applications”, establishes the...

Liquid air batteries: a new solution for the utility-scale energy storage market

Growing demand, changing consumption habits and increasing intermittency thanks to the greater penetration of renewables, among other facets, are putting the energy market under huge pressure. And at this point in time...