The Canary Islands, leaders in renewable energy, to be the home of Spain´s first offshore wind farm
The Canary Islands have been chosen as home for Spain´s the first offshore wind farm. The farm, which covers an area of 130 square km, will generate 200 MW and is expected to be operational by 2024.
Google will use the data centre in the ITER to boost its connections in Africa
Google will use the data center in the ITER, on the island of Tenerife, as a platform to boost its African services that will connect to the new submarine cable the tech company has planned to link South Africa and Portugal.
Marvel will film the largest production in Europe this 2019 in the Canary Islands
Disney have recently captured all the attention by announcing the filming plans of Marvel Studios after the stage closed with Avengers: Endgame, the highest grossing film in history, which includes the filming of tapes such as The Eternals - starred by great personalities of Hollywood as Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden of “Game of Thrones” and “Bodyguard”, and Kumail Nanjiani, best known for “The Big sick” and “Silicon Valley”.
The German company Hyve Innovation Community opens an office in the Canary Islands
The German company Hyve Innovation Community has joined the long list of IT companies moving to the Canary Islands attracted by the many advantages this destination offer. Last January, the 20-year-old software development company opened offices in Gran Canaria within the Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC).
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.