Smart specialization, applied to a region, is based on defining priorities to create competitive advantages through the development and adaptation of strengths of research and innovation to business needs.
The RIS3 Andalusia 2020 identifies the areas of activity in which Andalusia has more competitive advantages compared to other regions.
Region with significant energy sector growth in renewable energies, which has created a new entrepreneurial environment and a significant number of companies in the field of energy services linked to the development of integrated energy efficiency projects.
Region with experience in energy efficiency improvement programmes in construction, tourism and industry, in R&D of new materials (multifunctional, ceramics, micronised marble) and a high volume of workers specialised in these fields.
World leader in renewable fields such as solar, wind, biomass and biofuels with leading research centres like the Almería Solar Platform (PSA), the Advanced Renewable Energies Technological Centre (CTAER) in Tabernas (Almería) and Mengíbar (Jaén); the Plataforma Solúcar en Sanlúcar la Mayor (Seville), and the o EU-Solaris Project included in the ESFRI road map.
Consolidate Andalusia’s international leadership in research and technology for renewable energies development.
Achieve sustained growth in efficiency indices in energy use in urban and rural settings, with special focus on sustainable construction, based on the interaction of technological development and a new culture of sustainability.
Achieve a smart energy transport and distribution network which by incorporating storage systems enables distributed generation and progress towards net energy balance.
Ejemplos de actuaciones realizadas en el marco de la prioridad Fomento de Energías Renovables, Eficiencia Energética y Construcción Sostenible::
Improve the energy efficiency of buildings in Europe through interregional collaboration between public and / or private entities, in order to promote the development of innovative solutions throughout the entire value chain, associated with energy saving and use of renewable energy in buildings.
Incentive program to promote energy improvement actions in sustainable construction, SMEs and smart grids.
The IDEA Agency, together with other owners of the Park, has signed an Agreement with Endesa Distribución for the construction of a new medium-voltage electrical distribution network that connects the substation located in the Tecnobahía Technological Park with various plots, thereby allowing an increase total power available in the Park of 10,632 kW.