Jordi Sevilla, appointed new Chairman of the Red Eléctrica Group
- Replaces José Folgado, who had been the Chairman of the corporation since his appointment in March 2012
The Board of Directors of Red Eléctrica Corporación today appointed Jordi Sevilla as the new Chairman of the Group, replacing José Folgado.
A new project for Grid4LIFE,
Rte with 6 others Europeans partners (REN, Elia, APG, Terna, eVSD and RGI) submitted a concept note of a new LIFE, thereafter 50Hz expressed an interest do join the project.
Grid4LIFE, its name, is an estimated 5 years long project with a 5 million cost associated which aim is:
1- Build large-scale tools to facilitate the deployment and the alternative management of the vegetation around high-voltage lines, via:
- The crossroads of TSO’s challenges and territories, with environmental challenges (ecological studies, map, consultation …)
- Elaboration of tools intended to non-specialist, to identify relevant site from environmental and contextual data and prioritize actions,
- Identification of legal and financial resources to promote the deployment
2- Extend to a larger scale what it was done under the LIFE Elia-RTE project: 600 ha, in 6 countries, will be rehabilitated by implementing methods and complementary tools produced by these 2 projects LIFE.
3- To recognize, at an European scale, the value and the service rendered to biodiversity by our infrastructures which, with an adaptive management, are a support of greenways promoted by different governments to stop the erosion.