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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.

A 19.7 million euros project that strengthens the electricity supply to the capital city of Granada

The collaboration includes a programme for the marking of birds with satellite transmitters, and a project to identify and map out the flight paths of birds that interact with electricity lines.

Within the framework of the MAR project

Red Eléctrica de España, within the framework of the MAR project (Improvement of Grid Assets) for the Canary Islands, began work today on replacing some of the towers of one of the high-voltage electricity lines that runs from the Jinámar substation, located next the Jinámar power station, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

The first to be installed in Ibiza’s transmission grid

Red Eléctrica has installed a total of 515 bird-flight diverter devices along the 30 kV land section of line between the San Jorge substation, in Ibiza, and the Formentera substation, specifically along a total of 2,903 metres of this section, which includes Ibiza’s Ses Salines Natural Park. The placement of the bird-flight diverters on the San Jorge –Formentera 1 line is the first activity of its kind that Red Eléctrica has carried out on the transmission grid of Ibiza.

‘A highway behind the wall socket’ has toured five Spanish cities, receiving 250,000 visitors

Red Eléctrica de España’s travelling exhibition ‘A highway behind the wall socket. Electricity from the power station to your home’ has received 35,000 visitors since it was inaugurated in February at the Science Centre of Seville. In addition to the city of Seville, the exhibition, which began in 2010, has paid a visit to four other Spanish cities, receiving a grand total of approximately 250,000 visitors.

The first to be installed in the transmission grid on Gran Canaria

Red Eléctrica has installed 277 bird-flight diverter devices along a 1,285 metre stretch of the 220 kilovolt (kV) line connecting the Tirajana Ravine and Jinámar thermal power stations in the southeast of the island of Gran Canaria, after identifying a section of line that was prone to bird collisions. These are the first to be installed in the transmission grid of the island of Gran Canaria.