The Energy Communities as a model of social innovation

The president of Unión Renovables, Alfonso García, will speak on May 19 at the XIV Conference on Cooperative Law and Social Economy: Energy Communities as a model of social innovation organized by the University of Valencia. For more information and registration: https://esdeveniments.uv.es/83704/detail/xiv-seminario-de-derecho-cooperativo-y-de-la-economia-social-las-comunidades-energeticas-como-model.html

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Energy community development workshop in Alginet

Great progress in our pilot under the Lightness project. The Cooperativa Elèctrica d’Alginet, Traza and Unión Renovables, held a development workshop on our pilot in Alginet (Valencia) on the 6th of May. The participants shared motivations and concrete ideas to co-create their Energy Community. You can follow us at www.lightness-project.eu/

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Development of Energy Communities by spanish cooperatives

On April 30, the RTVE program called Informe Semanal has broadcasted a video explaining the current situation of the Energy Communities, in which you can clearly see 3 examples of Communities that are part of Unión Renovables cooperatives, such as E+P and Energética, it also reflects the opinion of IDAE and RESCOOP. https://www.rtve.es/play/videos/informe-semanal/energia-comunidad/6522158/

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II ONLINE MEETINGS “Energy Solutions for Reflection”

Unión Renovables has participated in the online Meeting on Energy Communities, an opportunity for Andalucia. Here the video of the event with the participation of Unión Renovables, El Prat de Llobregat City Council, VERGY, the Andalusian Federation of Associated Work Cooperative Companies (FAECTA ), the School of Social Economy and Organized by the Andalusian Energy […]

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The Electric Cooperative of Castellar: almost 100 years of cooperative action

The Electric Cooperative of Castellar is one of the cooperatives with the longest history of Unión Renovables. According to the archives, on May 2, 1916, Mr. José Alpera Roig signed a contract with the “El Volta” Limited Company for the supply of electricity for the Castellar y Oliveral neighborhood, which would be made available to […]

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Online seminar: ‘Citizen and local energy communities’

“Citizen and local energy communities: A tool towards sustainable development.Sharing knowledge and experiences”. This is the topic that will be addressed by the online seminar organized by FAMSI, on Friday, March 18, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with the participation of Alfonso García, president of Unión Renovables. Energy communities are probably the main […]

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International Women’s Day in Unión Renovables

Unión Renovables joins the celebration of International Women’s Day! More than 30,000 women are associated with an energy cooperative of Unión Renovables in Spain, highlighting their important contribution to the development of energy cooperatives. Thanks!

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Presentation and debate on Energy Communities in Alginet

We invite you to learn more about the energy communities from the Alginet cooperative (CEA). Last Thursday, March 3, Unión Renovables participated in the Alginet culture house, presenting the European innovation project LIGHTNESS, in which the CEA participates. We have invited you to learn about the project, which aims to empower citizens to form energy […]

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