Spain
Focal Point
Mr. Alfonso Pino
Deputy Director for International Relations
Ministry for Agriculture, Food and Environment
Paseo de Infanta Isabel 1, Madrid 28071

Eduardo Orteu
Counsellor for Environment Affairs
Permanent Mission of Spain to the UN
Information
Side Events at Rio+20
Meetings
Publications

Green economy Practices/Policies/Initiatives in Spain
  • Competitiveness Programme for the Automotive Sector
    Competitiveness Programme for the Automotive Sector aims to promote investments to reorient production towards more sustainable, more efficient and safer vehicles.
  • Education for Sustainable Development: The Barcelona School Agenda 21 Program
    The Barcelona School Agenda 21 is a pioneering environmental education program for schools within Barcelona and a source of inspiration for similar initiatives beyond the city.
  • Energy Saving and Efficiency Strategy
    Spain has an Energy Saving and Efficiency Strategy for 2004-2012.
  • Energy Saving and Efficiency Strategy
    The Spanish Energy Efficiency Strategy 2004-2012 identifies the strategic objectives, as well as the route that energy policy should take to achieve the objectives.
  • National Strategy for the Electric Vehicle
    The National Strategy for the Electric Vehicle is coordinated by the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade. It is part of the Spanish Strategy towards a Sustainable Economy.
  • Regulation for Thermal Installations of Buildings
    Regulation for Thermal Installations of Buildings aims at improving energy efficiency in both new and existing houses.
  • Renewable Energy Plan
    The overall aim of the Renewable Energy Plan 2005 - 2010 is to boost renewable energy production to cover 30% of electricity production and 12% of primary energy demand by 2010.
  • Renewable Energy Promotion Plans
    The Promotion Plan of Renewable Energies became effective in January 2000.
  • Strategy for Sustainable Mobility
    In 2009 the Spanish Strategy for Sustainable Mobility was adopted, setting up the guidelines and measures regarding land use planning, transport and infrastructures, climate change and reduction of energy dependence, air quality and noise, security and health and demand management, giving special attention to fostering alternatives to private vehicles and the use of more efficient and sustainable ways of transport.
  • Sustainable Development Strategy
    Spanish Strategy of Sustainable Development with a long-term perspective is designed to aim towards a more coherent society in terms of the rational use of its resources, and more equitable and cohesive approach and more balanced in terms of land use.
  • Technical Code for Building
    Spain's new Building Technical Code establishes minimum requirements for energy efficient buildings.
  • The Integrated National Waste Plan
    The New National Plan of Integrated Waste 2008- 2015 (PNIR) was launched in 2008, aimed at integrating the European core principles and giving a clear sign to different Administrations and economic agents involved.
  • The National Housing and Refurbishment Plan
    The National Housing and Refurbishment Plan 2009-2012 is the main tool for providing access to housing, both owned and rented, for low-income people through means-tested interest subsidies for mortgage loans and rents.
News
Background papers/Position papers
  • Saving and Energy Efficiency Strategy in Spain 2004-2012
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