Tag: Spain

Repsol and PLD Space to jointly develop biofuels for space vehicles

Repsol and PLD Space to jointly develop biofuels for space vehicles

October 24, 2022 |

In Spain, Repsol and PLD Space, the leading European company in the micro-launcher industry, have signed a pioneering collaboration agreement to jointly develop renewable fuels for space vehicles. The agreement includes both feasibility studies to replace current fuels with others produced with sustainable raw materials, as well as the design of new renewable fuels, which […]

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Cepsa successfully trials its 2G marine biofuel

Cepsa successfully trials its 2G marine biofuel

October 10, 2022 |

In Spain, Cepsa has successfully carried out the first trial in Spain of advanced biofuels (2G) in one of the ships used by the company, the Montestena, owned by Ibaizabal, during several weeks of navigation. Thus, Cepsa reinforces its position as a pioneer in the energy transition and national leader in the supply of energy […]

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Cepsa begins UCO biofuel production in Huelva

Cepsa begins UCO biofuel production in Huelva

October 4, 2022 |

In Spain, Cepsa has started to produce advanced biofuels (2G) with used cooking oils at its La Rábida Energy Park, located in Palos de la Frontera (Huelva), an important milestone in the company’s transformation towards a more sustainable energy model and its ambition to promote the circular economy.  These sustainable fuels can reduce emissions by […]

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Camelina Company España opens new innovation center

Camelina Company España opens new innovation center

October 3, 2022 |

In Spain, Camelina Company España, Europe’s largest camelina crop innovator and seed producer, held the opening of its new innovation center in Daimiel, Spain last week. Camelina is grown for use by Camelina Company’s parent company Global Clean Energy to produce ultra-low carbon renewable fuels. Renewable diesel produced from camelina is a drop-in replacement for […]

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Iberdrola and Foresa announce first renewable methanol project in Galicia

Iberdrola and Foresa announce first renewable methanol project in Galicia

September 27, 2022 |

In Spain, Iberdrola and Foresa take a step forward to lead the production of green methanol in Spain. Both companies, in their commitment to promote a sustainable energy transition, have joined forces to act as a key agent in the transformation of the industrial fabric of our country. To this end, they are promoting renewable […]

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Seed Balls Promote Biodiversity after Forest Fires

Seed Balls Promote Biodiversity after Forest Fires

September 26, 2022 |

In Spain, a group of design students has conceived a novel method of restoring diversity following forest fires—hanging biodegradable balls containing seeds, which fall to the forest floor or are eaten by birds and other animals and carried elsewhere for germination.  Dubbed DISPERSEED, the 3D-printed balls are a national runner-up for the 2022 James Dyson […]

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Home of the future may be made from aloe and egg whites

Home of the future may be made from aloe and egg whites

September 12, 2022 |

In Spain, the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia has 3D printed a structure using natural materials including dirt, aloe, egg whites, and enzymes. Dubbed TOVA, the prototype structure is zero-waste and only sources materials from within a 50-meter radius.  “3D printing or additive manufacturing is a great example of km zero construction, as the […]

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Zara partners with Renewcell on a collection produced from 100% recycled textiles

Zara partners with Renewcell on a collection produced from 100% recycled textiles

August 31, 2022 |

In Spain, Zara is partnering with Renewcell for a capsule collection made with Circulose, a branded material produced from 100% recycled textiles. Circulose, developed by Renewcell, is a biodegradable raw material used to produce textile fibers for fashion like viscose and lyocell. Fibers produced with Circulose helps brands to limit the use of virgin textile […]

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ZARA becomes latest brand to use Piñatex pineapple leather

ZARA becomes latest brand to use Piñatex pineapple leather

August 15, 2022 |

In Spain, fast fashion giant ZARA is using pineapple-based vegan leather called Piñatex in a range of sneakers, sandals and accessories. London’s Ananas Anam, which produces the leather alternative, tells vegconomist their material is the most sustainable plant-based leather alternative available at scale. The PIÑATEX x ZARA SA line uses Piñatex in the uppers of sneakers, and […]

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Cepsa Química supplies Unilever with NextLab bio-based linear alkylbenzene

Cepsa Química supplies Unilever with NextLab bio-based linear alkylbenzene

August 4, 2022 |

In Spain, Cepsa Química has supplied consumer goods leader Unilever with NextLab linear alkylbenzene (LAB), a new range of sustainable products which include renewable and recycled raw materials. This sets a new milestone for circular chemistry, as NextLab linear alkybenzene (LAB) is made using “green carbon” derived from biomass instead of the fossil fuels the […]

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