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Do you know that

  • The appliances are responsible for 55.2% of electricity consumption in Spanish households (Sotavento).
  • You know that there are more than 17 million households connected to the electricity grid in Spain (Sotavento).
  • You know that if forecasts that the global population will reach 9.600 million people in 2050 are met, we would need a year of 221 days and 3 Earths to provide natural resources to survive (World Bank).
  • You know that today renewable energy is the energy source with the highest installed capacity in the world (IEA, International Energy Agency).
  • You know that renewables produced 43.4% of electricity in Spain in the first 10 months of 2016 (REVE).
  • In October 2016, the Spanish electricity generation from renewable energy represented 25.6% of production (REVE).
  • You know that 22 trees are needed to meet the oxygen demand of a person daily (Tierra Sana).
  • Wind Power employs more than 20,000 people only in Spain (aee).
  • You know that energy poverty affects 3,900 million people worldwide (Pontifical University of Comillas).
  • Renewable technologies in Spain prevented the emission into the atmosphere of 55,141,676 tons of CO2 in 2015, which saved payments of allowances worth 423 million euros (APPA).
  • You know that Castilla y Leon and Extremadura were the only communities whose production of electricity from renewable sources exceeded demand during 2015 (REE Red Electrica Spanish).
  • Did you know that 1 GB of data download Internet requires 200 liters of water (Imperial College London).
  • You know that each use of the household washing over 700,000 micro-plastics are released into the environment (University of Plymouth).
  • Castilla Leon, Castilla la Mancha and Andalusia are the regions with more installed capacity in Spain (aee).
  • 92% of the world population lives in places where air quality levels exceed the limits set by the WHO, which causes 6.5 million deaths per year (WHO).
  • 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).

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