SPAR Gran Canaria extends logistics centre photovoltatic plant

May 18, 2023

SPAR Gran Canaria extends logistics centre photovoltatic plant


SPAR Gran Canaria has accomplished the extension of the photovoltaic energy plant on the roof of its major logistics centre in El Goro, consistent with its goal to grow to be a benchmark firm in sustainable practices within the Canary Islands.

During the last two years, SPAR Gran Canaria has invested €1.93 million to put in photovoltaic vitality producing vegetation at its two logistics centres. Positioned in El Goro and Mercalaspalmas there are over 5,000 modules sited at these two vegetation.

This funding doubled the proportion of self-consumption of photo voltaic vitality generated on the El Goro logistics centre final 12 months. The plant now counts a complete of three,489 photo voltaic panels, which can contribute to lowering the carbon footprint whereas rising the corporate’s self-consumption of renewable photo voltaic vitality. With the completion of the plant’s set up, self-sufficiency in vitality consumption is anticipated to extend once more within the subsequent 12 months.

SPAR Gran Canaria additionally put in photovoltaic panels on the roofs of company-owned shops situated in Firgas, Teror, Valleseco, and Vecindario within the final 12 months, extending its dedication to photo voltaic, renewable, and clear vitality.

Moreover, SPAR Gran Canaria is dedicated to the Sustainable Growth Targets established by the United Nations. The corporate has prioritised funding in vitality effectivity, using renewable energies and the set up of electrical car charging factors. As well as, there’s a give attention to lowering meals waste, recycling, and on lowering plastic utilization. Lastly, the corporate has dedicated to supporting sustainable forest administration, contributing to the reforestation of Gran Canaria.

Source: SPAR Spain

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About SPAR Spain

SPAR Spain was founded in 1959 when a group of wholesalers who wished to join an international organisation came together. As a result, the brand became the first voluntary trading chain to be established in Spain.

The head office is in Barcelona. It provides buying, marketing, communications, and brand support to the 13 regional partners. Together, the SPAR operators actively continue the expansion of the brand across the country.