Commitment to the region of Sayago reaffirmed by Iberdrola
- The company collaborates with the Municipality Commonwealth of Sayagua in the renovation of the water supply network that supplies 51 towns in the region.
- It is promoting a project to replace the floating intake that collects water in the Almendra reservoir with a new installation with more modern, safer and more efficient technology.
- In addition, it will participate in the renovation of the supply network pipes - it will reduce incidents and leaks in the network, with a consequent increase in performance and water savings for users
This is yet another demonstration of Iberdrola España's commitment to Zamora and the Sayago region, thanks to a collaboration agreement signed with the Municipality Commonwealth of Sayagua.
The company will collaborate in the renovation of the waterEnlace externo, se abre en ventana nueva. supply network that supplies 51 locations in this region of Zamora.
Iberdrola is promoting a project to replace the floating intake that collects water in the Almendra reservoir with a new installation with more modern, safer and more efficient technology.
In addition to the renovation of the floating structure, this initiative includes the renovation of the pumps, wiring and electrical equipment.
In addition, Iberdrola España will participate in a second project involving the renovation of the supply network pipes, reducing incidents and leaks in the network, with the consequent increase in performance and water savings for users.
The stable population of these localities amounts to 6,500 people, reaching up to 11,000 at certain times of the year.
Iberdrola, creating value for society
Iberdrola España's commitment to Zamora is part of the company's deep ties with this region, where it was founded more than 120 years ago and from where it has been promoting the energy transition towards renewable and competitive energies that promote the development of a sustainable and environmentally and socio-economically responsible society.
Looking to the future, Iberdrola España will continue to invest heavily in this region in order to continue offering its almost 130,000 customers in Zamora an increasingly better quality of service. To this end, it plans to invest 36 million euros in electricity networks in the province over the next four years, a further 40 million euros in the expansion of wind farms, €4.7 million in hydroelectric infrastructures over the last two years and a recurring tax contribution of more than €13 million a year in provincial taxes.
The company has 17 facilities in the province of Zamora with an installed capacity of 976 MW, four wind infrastructures and 13 hydroelectric plants, a clean and flexible energy source that creates jobs and is committed to training professionals in a booming sector that offers jobs to young people. In addition, together with the Rei Afonso Henriques Foundation, it trains young people from schools in Zamora on the risks of climate change.
Iberdrola España will reforest the Zamora towns of Muelas del Pan and San Cebrián de Castro, which have been the winning municipalities in Castile and León in the initiative “Bosque busca pueblo en el que crecer“ (Forest seeks village to grow up in) launched by the company. Hand in hand, they will be responsible for promoting the recovery of natural spaces through the conversion of burnt or wasteland into forests, the development of employment and of the territory.
The company also recently announced in the Zamora capital that it will invest in the company LatemAluminium’s pioneering large-scale aluminium recycling project, which will create 800 jobs, 300 of them direct, by 2026 in the provinces of León and Zamora.