In February 2018, Alcalá Ecoenergías signed a deal to construct a district heating system powered by solar and biomass in Alcalá de Henares, a city in Spain. The agreement between the local company and the municipal government will lead to one of the country’s first-ever large-scale solar district heating systems for supplying 12,000 homes with renewable heat.
The 38 million Euro investment, of which 32 million Euro have been allocated for biomass and 6 million Euro for solar thermal, near Spain’s capital of Madrid is expected to be completed by late 2019. Several other solar district heating projects are under development.
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Text: Alejandro Diego Rosell