The Sixth Castilla y León Electrical Energy Campus Begins

This sixth edition of the Electrical Energy Campus will strengthen practical training and employment opportunities in the industry.

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The sixth edition of the Castilla y León Electrical Energy Campus has begun, organised by the Ente Regional de la Energía (EREN), with the sponsorship Red Eléctrica de España (REE) and the collaboration of Universidad de León (ULE), which is hosting the sessions at the School of Mining Engineering until 21 June.

This sixth edition of the Electrical Energy Campus will strengthen practical training through different workshops and debates and will build on theoretical subjects like employment opportunities in the industry.

The welcome presentation for the attendees was given by the director of the campus, Jorge Blanes; the head of the EREN Department of Renewable Energies, Rafael Ayuste; and the Manager of Central Regional Office of REE, José Ignacio Fernández.

At this sixth edition of the campus, the team of teachers is made up of about twenty professional technicians from the industry. On behalf of REE, José Ignacio Fernández, with a presentation on the national electricity system and the primary mission of Red Eléctrica as the sole operator and transmission agent; the Manager of Talent Management Department, José Luis Mata, who has focused on employment opportunities in the industry; and the director of Telecommunication Business, Mariano Aparicio, took part in the first session. The workshop on regulation has been coordinated by the director of regulation, Luis Villafruela.

As on previous occasions, students will visit Red Eléctrica’s electrical substation in Mudarra (Valladolid) in order to learn about the technical characteristics and functionalities that give this infrastructure an important role in the electrical grid.

Red Eléctrica has sponsored the six editions of this educational initiative under the collaboration agreement established with the EREN. In the five editions held to date, 527 students have been trained.