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  • In 2015, renewable energy generation in Spain (electrical, thermal and biofuels) prevented the import of 19,925,281 tonnes of oil equivalent (TOE), with an equivalent saving of 6,866 million euros (APPA).
  • Did you know that 48 people in metro pollute the same CO2 that a single 4x4 (Ministry of Environment Chile).
  • The cost of air pollution in Spain is equivalent to 3.5% of GDP and is responsible for the death of 5.5 million people in 2013, according to a World Bank (WB) and the Institute of measurements and Health Assessments (IMHE).
  • Spain was the first country in the world where the "wind" was the main source of electricity generation for a full year (El Mundo).
  • The production of each new mobile device emits an average of 30 kilograms of CO2 into the atmosphere (Back Market, platform - digital market).
  • Each year about 50 million tons of electronic waste is generated in the world (University of United Nations and Eurostat).
  • During the 1st half of 2016, wind power was the 1st power system technology, with coverage of demand for Spain of 23.6% (aee).
  • You know that if all existing waste is placed along the coasts of the earth would be five shopping bags full of plastic every 30 centimeters (El País).
  • Spain is the second EU country in installed wind capacity (EWEA The European Wind Energy Association).
  • Glass manufacturing with recycled glass saves 68% energy and 50% water (Ecoinventos).
  • In late 2015, the global geothermal market reached 13.3 GW of installed power distributed among a total of 24 countries (Geothermal Energy Association, GEA).
  • Wind technology in Spain has generated more than 500 TWh in its 25 year history, equivalent to supply all the current national electricity consumption for two years (aee).
  • Each biomass thermal megawatt installed covers heating and hot water needs of 150 homes (COSE, Confederation of Organizations of Forest Owners of Spain).
  • Spain is the third largest exporter of wind power (Expansion).
  • The sea has plastic to fill more than 10,000 trucks (El País).
  • In 2015, there has been a general rise in levels of particle pollution, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide and tropospheric ozone, the first since the onset of the economic crisis in 2008 (WHO).
  • The electricity generated from the wind saves to Spain between 2,000 and 3,000 million euros a year in fossil fuel imports (aee).
  • 98% of the population was exposed to pollution levels that exceed those recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • The world's highest wind turbine is to be built in Germany, with a total height of 230m (EA - Wind, German agency for the promotion of onshore wind).
  • The world's highest wind turbine is to be built in Germany, with a total height of 230m (EA - Wind, German agency for the promotion of onshore wind).
  • Spain has a total of 1,077 wind farms distributed in 800 municipalities in the Spanish territory (aee).
  • The wind turbine blade longest in the world measures 88,4m and has been manufactured in the factory LM Wind Power (LM Wind Power).
  • A ton of used glass packaging saves 130 liters of fuel type fuel (Ecointeligencia).
  • 70% of global CO2 emissions are generated in cities (WWF).
  • Spain consumed 1.2 million barrels of oil per day in 2015 (BP Statistical Review).
  • Each kWh created with wind power is 21 times less environmental impact than oil (REVE).
  • You know that Galicians wasted per year 2,890 Kwh of energy, an amount that would be sufficient to supply the lighting of the city of La Coruna for 128 years (Gas Natural Fenosa).
  • In one day our planet receives more energy from the sun than it spends all mankind in a year (Veo verde).
  • You know that glass a bottle is 100% recyclable, but takes about 4,000 years to biodegrade (Natural Environment).
  • 75% of electricity production in Spain in May came from technologies that do not emit CO2 (aee).

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