Barcelona is trying maksimalno use of renewable energy resources — sun and wind. About this media said the head of projects of the Barcelona Energy Agency Irma Soldevilla.
An example of this is photovoltaic gallery, mounted between the districts of Sants-montjuïc, Les Corts. It provides power from renewable energy sources for 25 streetlights. The reform of the Plaza del Centre was carried out in two stages. The first, which began in November 2014 and ended in February, the area for pedestrians was expanded, installed a new Playground. And the second, conducted this summer, was built this gallery with solar panels on the roof.
During the day, 15 battery charge, and at night they have enough to provide lighting in this small plot. It is expected that the new device will be able to save up to 70% of energy required for lights on the square. And from April to August – 100%. published