The President of SENER, Jorge Sendagorta, has been awarded the Honorary Member's medal, which is granted by the Spanish Institute of Engineering (Instituto de Ingeniería de España, IIE). This institution decided to give the distinction to Jorge Sendagorta after he was nominated by the Spanish Association of Naval and Ocean Engineers, in recognition of his professional career. According to the institution: “It's a prize to the engineer, but undoubtedly also to the engineering carried out at SENER, which is spearheading Spanish engineering around the world and in the most innovative sectors."[+]
Torresol Energy, company of the SENER group, participates in the 14th International Conference on Energy and Mineral Resources09/04/2018 (Spain)
Torresol Energy, a company created by the engineering and technology group SENER and the alternative energy company from Abu Dhabi MASDAR, dedicated to the operation and maintenance of solar thermal power plants, participates in the 14th International Conference on Energy and Mineral Resources, where it will give a presentation on the Gemasolar plant, the first solar thermal power plant to use, on a commercial scale, the configuration of a central tower together with a molten salt thermal storage system, and the first plant in the world able to produce energy 24 hours a day exclusively through solar power.
On Wednesday 11 April, Raúl Mendoza, Manager of the Gemasolar plant will participate in this conference with a lecture entitled ‘Gemasolar: a solar thermal power plant with energy storage’, in which he will explain the benefits of this pioneering solar thermal power plant and its innovative technology.
Under the slogan “Maintaining the future”, the 14th International Conference on Energy and Mineral Resources aims to establish a framework for debate in which everyone and all companies involved in the different fields of mining engineering look for sustainable solutions to the current technological challenges.
Torresol Energy, a company created by the engineering group SENER and the alternative energy company from Abu Dhabi, MASDAR, and owner of the innovative Gemasolar, Valle 1 and Valle 2 power plants, celebrates tens years in business since its foundation on 11 March 2008.
The company currently operates these three profitable, efficient and safe clean energy installations, under excellent technical, economic and environmental standards.