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In this section you can find all the press releases produced by the Press Office to inform the media on current activities of Red Eléctrica. These documents include, where necessary, links and attachments.


The Board of Directors of Red Eléctrica de España, in meeting held this afternoon, appointed José Folgado as chairman of the company. José Folgado Blanco has a Doctorate in Economics and, at present, is the Mayor of the Madrilenian town of Tres Cantos, a position that he will step down from after this appointment.

In Sanlúcar la Mayor

The Casaquemada Maintenance Centre will cover the maintenance needs of the electricity transmission grid of Huelva and Seville


The Chairman of Red Eléctrica, Luis Atienza, has visited the works on the Spanish side of the future electricity interconnection between Spain and France, a line which will be 64.5 km in length and that will link the municipalities of Santa Llogaia (near Figueras, in Spain) and Baixas (near Perpignan, in France). The majority of the link will be buried by means of a ditch system, nevertheless, to cross the Pyrenees a tunnel of 8.5 kilometres in length will be constructed that will run parallel to that of the high speed train.

Business profile of the company evaluated as excellent

Red Eléctrica de España has renewed its R&D&i programme with the new Technological Innovation and Development Plan 2012-2016. This new programme foresees actions oriented to the development of a transmission grid integrated at a European level and the incorporation of new technologies and resources regarding system operation, such as demand-side management, energy storage and smart grids, in order to reach the strategic goals in the most efficient manner.