Member - IREC

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research conducts research, innovation & technology development in the field of energy

Type Academic entity
Founded 2008
Company Size 200
Member Type
Founders Catalonia and Spanish Governments
Headquarters 08930 Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona, Spain
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The Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) has the mission to contribute to the sustainable development of society by innovating and developing new technological products and performing medium and long-term research in the field of energy IREC vision is to become a center of excellence and an international benchmark organization through research, technology development and innovation in collaboration with Administration, Industry and Universities. advanced materials for energy, energy efficiency and energy systems integration in collaboration IREC's main fields of activity are: energy storage, CO2 conversion, nanoionics and fuel cells, photovoltaics, wind energy, sustainable buildings, smart grids and energy systems analytics.
Headquarters 08930 Sant Adrià de Besòs, Barcelona, Spain

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
Clean water and sanitation
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Affordable and clean energy
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Industry, innovation and infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable cities and communities
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SDG 12
Responsible consumption and production
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Efficient Solutions

Labelled Solutions from IREC

The Solar Impulse Efficient Solution label seeks to bridge the gap between ecology and economy, bringing together protection of the environment and financial viability to show that these solutions are not expensive fixes to problems, but rather opportunities for clean economic growth.

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