IDAE - Institute for energy diversification and saving | Spain

Identity Sheet

Date of creation

1986 (successor to the CES-Energy Study Centre founded in 1974)

Tutelage and Ministry

Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda

Status

Government agency reporting to the Secretary of State for Energy

Skills

The Institute for Energy Diversification and Savings works in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and transport. It advises the ministry on the implementation of energy policies.

 Aims 

  • Technical and financial support for RES and RUE projects
  • Technical advise to public administrations.
  • Initiatives aimed at introducing new and more efficient technologies to the market and integrating mature technologies on the Spanish market
  • Distribution activities
  • Negotiation of cooperation agreements with industrial sectors to promote greater use of energy/RUE
  • Participation in the management and promotion of European Union programmes and projects – National Contact Point of H2020 Program for “Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy “
  • Participation in international networks
  • Distribution of Spanish technology abroad and search for information of international interest for Spanish companies.
  • Grant Management for the 4th Objective (Energy transition) of the Operational Program for Sustainable Growth (FEDER) – Period 2014-2020

Organization & staff

Budget

€298 million in 2017

Number of employees

121 permanent employees, 28 temporary employees as of 1 January 2018

See the organisational structure 

Contacts

Department

José Domínguez Abascal President

Joan Herrera Director General

Francisca Rivero Secretary General

Medener contacts

Marisa Olano Head of department
34-914565026

Virginia Vivanco Project Manager
34-911215402

Contact information

Mailing address
C/ Madera, 8
28004 Madrid, Spain

34-914564900
34-915230414

Population
46,5
Millions
Energy consumption
2,64
Tonnes CO2 equivalent
7,2 tCO2
en 2015
tCO2 / inhabitant
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