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07.10.2015
Within the framework of the International Year of Light

Red Eléctrica collaborates with Marca España

Red Eléctrica de España has signed a collaboration agreement with Marca España (Spanish Brand Image initiative) for the dissemination and development of activities and projects of common interest. This agreement is part of the programme of activities that Red Eléctrica is carrying out in 2015 to commemorate the International Year of Light, a United Nations initiative that seeks to raise awareness of the importance of this utility and light-based technologies in our daily lives.

Among the planned activities through this collaboration, is the projection of 3-D video-mapping entitled ‘Spain Today. A new vision of Spanish talent’ to be screened in the Gardens of Plaza Colón in Madrid from 8 to 11 October. This video will show the current reality of Spain, highlighting values ​​such as solidarity and the innovative talent and creativity of the country.

Red Eléctrica in the International Year of Light

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies. In order to organise activities and publicise this international celebration, the Spanish Committee for the International Year of Light has been set up in Spain. 

Red Eléctrica de España is collaborating with the Spanish Committee for the International Year of Light, through its participation on the Honorary Committee, chaired by Spain’s Queen Leticia, and is playing a key role as a sponsor, by means of its support in running the activities scheduled by the organisation.

Furthermore, in collaboration with institutions in various fields, Red Eléctrica has designed a programme of activities nationwide, aimed at disseminating the importance of the contribution of light and electricity towards the progress of society, as well as the importance of achieving a sustainable energy model. Among these activities, noteworthy is the collaboration on travelling exhibitions on the theme of light, such as Movilab, a scientific laboratory set up in a lorry trailer, which will end its tour in December in Alcobendas in the Community of Madrid.

Additionally, Red Eléctrica is going to carry out projects aimed at improving lighting and sustainable energy use, in Spain’s architectural heritage and other facilities, by installing intelligent lighting.

 

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