RES POTENTIAL OF GRANOLLERS AND PALOU AREAS

SPAIN, CATALONIA, GRANOLLERS MUNICIPALITY

Energy efficiency, Small scale RES demonstration, Solar energy

Overview

This pilot action was based on the results of the area’s RES potential study, aiming to mobilize energy related business and citizens, with a focus to people with lower income. Demonstration projects, exploiting solar energy, were implemented on the roofs of the Can Cabanyes museum and Can Muntanyola public centre. 

 

The installation of the above RES systems aspires to achieve:

  • energy savings: 31,482 kWh/y
  • GHG emissions savings: 14t CO2 eq/y
  • economic savings: 5,088 €/y

A wide awareness raising campaign was initiated to enhance citizens’ behavioural change towards energy efficiency and RES.

  

Macro objectives:

  • Enhancing local RES investment 
  • Behavioural change of citizens 

Specific objectives:

  • Energy saving of public facilities in rural and suburban area
  • Local stakeholders engagement in energy saving and RES measures implementation
  • Increase of RES share at the local energy mix

Impacts to be achieved by 2030:

  • CO2 emissions saved/y: 55 t
  • Electricity generated from RES: 208,000 kWh/y


Read more here

 

Contacts

Granollers Municipality

Virgínia Domingo
Environmental officer
vdomingo@ajuntament.gra nollers.cat