200 million euro upgrade for Carboneras power plant

The government has given the go ahead for a 200 million euro upgrade to the Carboneras power plant, which will create 800 mainly local jobs during the works. It’s believed to be the single largest industrial investment this year in Spain. The Italian Enel group, which owns Endesa and the Carboneras power plant, wants to bring the dirty ancient polluting monster up to code – actually, it has no choice, as it’s the most polluting Continue reading 200 million euro upgrade for Carboneras power plant

New fire station in Nacimiento

The County Council has stumped up €60,000 towards the cost of a new fire station to cover the Nacimiento and Bajo Andarax regions, above Almería on the way to Granada. The total cost of the new station is €71,000 and local townhalls are paying the rest of the cash. It will link in with the new fire unit being created in Canjáyar to prevent forest fires, making the new unit dual use – both forest Continue reading New fire station in Nacimiento