The Company commemorates its 30th anniversary in Seville.
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On occasion of its 30th anniversary and the International Year of Light 2015, on 1 October Red Eléctrica held a commemorative event at its head office in Seville, located in the Parque Científico Tecnológico Cartuja (PCT Cartuja). The main regional and local authorities, as well as businessmen and directors from the energy sector in the Autonomous Community, participated in the event.
The Director of Corporate Affairs and Institutional Relations, Ana Cuevas, and the Company’s Regional Delegate for the South, Miguel González, participated in the event and reviewed the major milestones of the Company in Andalusia and Extremadura, highlighting the Company's mission of ensuring the security and continuity of the electricity supply in Spain, in addition to developing a reliable transmission grid that contributes to the progress of society.
Also highlighted were some of the Company’s achievements such as the Birds and power lines: Mapping of bird flight paths project, which was awarded the European Business Award for the Environment in 2014, or the agreement signed with the Regional Government of Andalusia to protect the Imperial Eagle in Doñana.
The Councillor for Economy of the City of Seville, Carmen Castreño, the General Director of the PCT Cartuja, Teresa Sáez, and the Secretary General for Innovation of the Regional Government of Andalusia, Vicente Fernández, also took part in the event and commented on the role of Red Eléctrica in Andalusia during the past 30 years, its contribution to the innovation of the electricity system and renewable energy, in addition to its forward thinking environmental policy and social responsibility.
The event was completed with a performance by a classical music quartet and the lighting of the renovated perimeter lighting of Red Eléctrica’s premises in Seville, considered one of the most emblematic architectural works amongst those carried out in connection with the 1992 Universal Exposition.