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ACCIONA and SIEMENS consolidate their alliance to develop water projects

SIEMENS and ACCIONA have renewed the agreement whereby both companies became EPC partners for the water industry. This certificate ratifies that ACCIONA is fully committed to the most advanced engineering tools and technologies, giving it...

Siemens and Grundfos sign digital partnership to tackle global water challenges and save energy

The new partnership focuses on the complementary products and solutions provided by both parties in three main areas: water and wastewater applications, industrial automation and building technology. By combining their complementary expertise and knowledge in...

BLOCKCHAIN APPLIED TO THE WASTE MANAGEMENT SECTOR

Waste generation rates, finding appropriate destinations to ensure correct waste management, and currently implemented waste treatment methods are all areas where there is great room for improvement. The current waste and refuse treatment model does...

Recycling 5.0 – innovation and technology at the service of citizens

According to Eurostat, Spain has the sixth highest packaging recycling rate in Europe, ahead of France and Portugal, a fact which highlights the obvious success of the current Spanish recycling management model. Nonetheless, despite...

GoAigua technology increases water efficiency by 85% with revolutionary tele-reading system

The implementation of the latest generation of tele-reading technology, and work in the areas of sectorization and leak location, has allowed Global Omnium, through GoAigua technology, to increase the efficiency of water networks by...

By today, humanity will have used all the resources that nature can replenish in...

 On July 29, humanity will have used nature’s resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint. The Ecological Footprint adds up all of people’s...

DINAPSIS: THE REVOLUTIONARY URBAN MANAGEMENT MODEL

  We live in a time of change thanks to digital transformation, a revolutionary process that has now made inroads into all areas of day-to-day life. Digitisation has opened up myriad possibilities for the enhancement...

EUR 10 billion to support the Circular Economy in the EU

  Five European national promotional banks & institutions and the European Investment Bank (EIB) launched today in Luxembourg the Joint Initiative on Circular Economy to support the development and implementation of circular economy projects and programmes in...

RENEWABLE GAS PLANT IN SPAIN FOR TRANSPORT FUEL PRODUCTION

  This renewable gas plant was built within the framework of the Life Methamorphosis project, which has the objective of demonstrating innovative technologies. The project is coordinated by Aqualia and the project consortium is made...

ACCIONA starts a plan to improve the efficiency and management of the end-to-end water...

With the aim of improving service quality and client satisfaction, ACCIONA has implemented a project to optimize the management of the end-to-end water cycle that has already led to major environmental benefits in its...