The Canary Islands, at the forefront of renewable marine energy
Spain´s first wind turbine anchored directly on the seabed is located on Gran Canaria and is now working at full capacity. It is also the first in Southern Europe and is an important technological development in renewable marine energy, as it is the world´s first self-installed structure of this kind. This makes installing wind turbines in offshore wind farms easier but also reduces installation and maintenance costs, since expensive conventional structures are unnecessary.
EON Reality, the world leading virtual reality corporation from Silicon Valley chooses the Canary Islands as their Spanish headquarters
EON Reality, the multinational leader in virtual and augmented reality for training has chosen the Canary Islands as its headquarters in Spain. The advantages offered by the Economic and Fiscal Regime (REF) to the companies who set up in the Islands was one of the main reasons why they opted to open their offices here.
El Ranchito chooses the Canary Islands to boost their growth
El Ranchito, one of the world´s leading visual effects companies, has decided to open offices in the Canary Islands, to join their offices in Madrid and Barcelona and their sales offices in Los Angeles and Mexico. The company, winner of an Emmy for Game of Thrones, has set up their new offices in Tenerife, where it plans to hire about 40 people.
Just consolidates its commitment to the Canary Islands
Just, international leader in the creation of cosmetic products based on the properties of nature, has opened its first logistics center in the Canary Islands, specifically in the Port of Santa Cruz, in Tenerife.
The Canary Islands hosted last year 71 filming that left 60 million in the islands
Last year, the Canary Islands hosted 71 films, series and television programs chosen by the islands for their good climate, their variety of landscapes and their fiscal incentives to the sector, which left, in return, an impact on their economy that exceeded 60 millions of euros.