Most current: 18/11/2011
The vice president of the Government, Josep Ignaci Aguiló, has maintained|sustained a meeting today with the counselor delegated on of Endesa Gas T & D, Fernando Bergasa, p eraccelerar the plan of pipelines implantation of the Balearic Islands.
To|In the meeting, Jaume Ochogavía, general director of Industry and Energy, have also taken part; Biel Company, counselor of Agriculture, Environment and Territory; Cristina Ávila García, general director of Endesa Gas T & D; and Javier Nausía, director of Endesa Gas T & D in the Balearic Islands.
The Balearic Government is speeding the formalities so that the project can start in some months. The executive gives like this to the creation of work places and to the private investment|inversion in the Islands priority.
The arrival of the natural gas the energetic cost of the archipelago will reduce in 30 percent Balears, supposing this a great saving for our companies. Moreover, he|she|it will reduce the emission|broadcast of pollution in 30 percent. A more economic|economical price results in some minor costs of exploitation, which improves the competitiveness of our companies, and improves the competitiveness of all the touristic sector in particular.
The connection of Mallorca and Eivissa 2009 in|on the network|net of peninsular pipelines and the construction of the terrestrial pipeline between Treasurer Case and His|Her Reus, they have achieved the necessary conditions to make supply natural gas in the main points of energetic consumption and centers of population of Mallorca the deployment of a network|net of pipelines that they will allow.
In the planning foreseen for the island of Mallorca it is necessary to highlight the strong investment|inversion of more of 80 million euros, than with the construction of 150 km of pipeline that will generate more than 500 jobs.
The pipelines to carry out they distribute in the following way:
- Pipeline His|Her Reus - Andratx
- Case Pipeline Treasurer - Manacor - Felanitx
- Pipeline His|Her Reus - Inca - Alcúdia
- Pipeline Saintly Jordi (Palma) - Llucmajor
The environmental advantages of the natural gas have effects on the energetic model of the Balearic Islands directly, since the natural gas is the fossil fuel cleaner and of major efficiency. In this way, the natural gas becomes the source of energy suitable for using in a great diversity of industries and sectors productive and of services.
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