JALON organizers for two training sessions on renewable energy communities, on the 25th and 28th of October
Projecto JALON, promoter of the renewable energy community of the Calatayud region (Cerca), organizes two training days to explain the economic, legal and operational aspects relating to these organizations. Thus, on October 25, Wednesday, a meeting will be held for mayors and technical staff of the municipalities of the Bilbao district, while on the 28th, Saturday, it will be addressed to the associations of the territory. The objective is to involve city councils, SMEs and entities from the 67 towns to enable 500 photovoltaic rooftops of about 3 kW, 40 photovoltaic systems of 50 kW in 40 different towns and ten 1 MW power plants.
In both cases, the sessions, which will take place between 11:00 and 13:00 and will be opened by the president, José Ignacio Marcuello, and the vice president, José Félix Lajusticia, will have a general explanation about the facilities and self-consumption by José María Yusta. , from the University of Zaragoza. Then three parallel workshops will take place on savings, regulations and facility maintenance, respectively. For both, the attendance of three representatives is recommended.
Coinciding with the first year of the ‘Jalón’ project, the headquarters of the Calatayud Community Region will serve as a meeting point for the project partners, with two sessions on October 24 and 25. The event aims to serve to “continue working on the different matters that allow the consolidation of Cerca in the region, and also make the energy community on a regional scale improve the future of the towns, with cheap, renewable energy and with kilometer zero”.
The partners participating in the initiative and who will be present during the meeting in Calatayud are the Polytechnic University of Madrid, the Calatayud Community Region, the University of Zaragoza, the Holtrop law firm, the La Devanadera Association of Torrijo de la Cañada, the European Academy of Bolzano, the Comunidade Intermunicipal do Alentejo Central and the University of Évora.
Cerca rememberers that the objective of the entity is that “citizens, businesses, companies, associations and town councils produce and consume clean and cheap electricity by enabling self-production and shared consumption of energy.” Furthermore, they emphasize that the community is “open to all those people in the Calatayud Community Region who want to have a more active, committed and at the same time autonomous position with respect to their energy consumption.”