Beaches reopen as spill evaporates at sea

Eight beaches had to be closed on Saturday along the north east coast of Gran Canaria

Beaches reopen as spill evaporates at sea

Diesel fuel spill should disperse by Monday

The Naviera Armas ferry Volcán de Tamasite which collided on Friday

Diesel fuel spill should disperse by Monday

Events: Gloria Challenge Mogán – Gran Canaria 22 April

Mogán is hosting it’s second International Triathlon Challenge

Events: Gloria Challenge Mogán – Gran Canaria 22 April

Gran Canaria to invest in renewable energies

The president of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales, in March presented

Gran Canaria to invest in renewable energies

Gran Canaria rejects the Repsol statements

Repsol CEO and Chairman, Antonio Brufau, described as “third world” the Canarian opposition

Gran Canaria rejects the Repsol statements

Gran Canaria’s largest wind farm being built

A 25 turbine wind farm is being built in Llanos de la Aldea Blanca, in the south east 

Gran Canaria’s largest wind farm being built

Gran Canaria Cabildo buildings go green

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria and Endesa (the largest electric utility company in Spain

Gran Canaria Cabildo buildings go green

Mogán’s energy efficient street lights

Mogán replaced 247 conventional lights with led lamps, at the end of November

Mogán’s energy efficient street lights

Gran Canaria agrees to reduce emissions

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria last month  joined an EU climate and energy pact

Gran Canaria agrees to reduce emissions

Gran Canaria leads in waste treatment

The Ecoparque Gran Canaria North not only works today at full pretty much its full capacity

Gran Canaria leads in waste treatment

New substation key to green energy on GC

The President of the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijo, said on Tuesday that the Chira-Soria

New substation key to green energy on GC

El Hierro breaks new clean energy record

The pioneering hydro-wind power plant on the western-most Canary Island of El Hierro

El Hierro breaks new clean energy record

ZEC – new €20 million phase one investment

A major new project is developing in the capital’s Puerto de La Luz, Las Palmas.

ZEC – new €20 million phase one investment

Pioneering technology to reduce water salinity

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria plans to launch a world pioneering pilot project

Pioneering technology to reduce water salinity

Electricity cuts in Arguineguín on 18May

On Wednesday 18 May, the electric supplier Endesa will be cutting off electricity

Electricity cuts in Arguineguín on 18May

Gran Canaria only has 10% food sovereignty

Gran Canaria cultivates less than a third of its available 30,000 hectares of irrigated, 

Gran Canaria only has 10% food sovereignty

Spanish congress vote to end ‘Sun Tax’

One of the more interesting features of the Spanish government in limbo 

Spanish congress vote to end ‘Sun Tax’

70 wind farms in the Canary Islands by 2018

The Canary Islands Government’s Ministry of Economy, Industry, Trade and Knowledge

70 wind farms in the Canary Islands by 2018

Minister resigns over Panama papers

José Manuel Soria has relinquished his duties as minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism

Minister resigns over Panama papers

Newsbrief: no unmanned petrol stations for Gran Canaria

The latest plenary session of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria has unanimously rejected the proposed installation of unmanned petrol stations on Gran Canaria. “Ghost stations” with low-prices and no staff have started to become so prolific in Spain that several autonomous 

Earth hour Today – Saturday 19 March

Las Palmas will join ‘Earth Hour‘ today promoting action on climate change

Earth hour Today – Saturday 19 March

Street lights for the El Veril link road to PDI

The Cabildo de Gran Canaria has started to install street lighting on the Las Burras link up to El Veril 

Street lights for the El Veril link road to PDI

Gloria Palace Royal, first aerothermal plant

The President of Gran Canaria, Antonio Morales last week helped inaugurate the first aerothermal plant

Gloria Palace Royal, first aerothermal plant

Canaries prioritise renewables & tourism

The Canary Islands’ government, headed by President Fernando Clavijo, has given a boost

Canaries prioritise renewables & tourism

Gran Canaria’s new era of clean energy

Gran Canaria has approved a new drive towards greater use of renewable energies

Gran Canaria’s new era of clean energy

Ecoplaneta fun for the whole family

Looking to do something fun and educational with the family? The seventeenth Children and Youth 

Ecoplaneta fun for the whole family

Newsbrief: 19 windfarms proposed as Strategic projects

The Investment Committee of the Canary Islands Government has proposed a series of 19 wind farms across Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, should be declared strategic projects for the autonomous archipelago which means practically reducing by half all the necessary administrative processing times

El Tablero electricity lines to be “buried”

The SBT Town hall is planning to start works to take down the existing overhead power lines

El Tablero electricity lines to be “buried”

9.4 % growth for Ports of Las Palmas

The Ports of the province of Las Palmas have strengthened in practically all segments 

9.4 % growth for Ports of Las Palmas

Canaries increase renewable energy plan

The Canary Islands government have agreed a proposal from the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Trade

Canaries increase renewable energy plan