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  • In 2020, Aragón covered all its local energy consumption with renewables 16 February, 2021 Aragón’s production of renewable energy exceeded local energy consumption by 22% in 2020, following a boom in green investments likely to continue in 2021. Substantial investments have been made in the last years by both national and international groups, especially in the provinces of Zaragoza and Teruel. Proof of this are the almost 1,000 megawatts (MW) ... Read more
  • Study shows Aragón’s potential as a logistics hub for pharmaceutics 20 January, 2021     The current Covid crisis has revealed the criticality of location for the global pharmaceutical industry. Aragon reveals to be an attractive option for pharma distribution thanks to its connectivity, competitive costs and other factors. Spain is the world´s 10th Scientific power and Europe´s 5th. Its integrated Healthcare System consists of a network of 800 health centers, both ... Read more
  • Teruel, the airport with most aircraft grounded in Europe 18 December, 2020 As European skies are a lot emptier in 2020, and the big commercial airports even more so, many people wonder where airlines are storing their aircraft during the pandemic. The (only at first sight) surprising answer is: in Teruel, Aragón. Teruel airport, dedicated exclusively to MRO and other industrial activities, has been reuniting the biggest number ... Read more
  • New Climatic Test Station opens in PLAZA logistics platform 15 December, 2020   CETEMET Technological Center has set up a new climate testing station in PLAZA logistics platform, Zaragoza. The new infrastructure, unique in Spain, is aimed at developing tests for vehicles, trucks or trains that transport perishable goods, like food or sanitary material.  The testing station, which stands out for its size, is capable of carrying out tests ... Read more
  • CSP Iberian Zaragoza Rail Terminal is ready to offer Piggybacking service, adding a new modality to the aragonese logistics hub 4 December, 2020   CSP Iberian Zaragoza Rail Terminal is ready to offer Piggybacking service, adding a new modality to the aragonese logistics hub CSP Iberian Zaragoza Rail Terminal (CSPZ), a subsidiary of the CSP Spain group, confirmed to ADIF and the Government of Aragon, its ability to immediately operate up to two daily ferroutage trains. After the tests carried ... Read more
  • Groupe PSA achieved new profitability record in 2019 26 February, 2020 French automaker Goupe PSA has elevated its benefits by 13.2% reaching 2.3 billion €, making 2019 another record breaking year for the company in terms of benefit. This is particularly good news for Aragón, home to one of the group’s biggest plants. PSA subsidiary OPEL/Vauxhall, which accounts for the biggest part of the production in Zaragoza ... Read more
  • Amazon Web Services announces 2.5 billion € investment in Aragón 31 October, 2019 Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today announced it will open an infrastructure region in Spain. The new AWS Europe (Spain) Region will consist of three Availability Zones at launch, and will be AWS’s seventh region in Europe. The three new data centers, occupying a total 100,000 sqm, will all be located in Aragón: One ... Read more
  • Production of first 100% electric Opel car starts in Zaragoza 7 October, 2019 The Opel factory in Zaragoza starts production of the new, 100% electric Corsa. Today, the King of Spain, Felipe VI, the Executive President of Groupe PSA, Carlos Tavares, and the CEO of Opel, Michael Lohscheller, have inaugurated the start of the manufacturing of the new Opel Corsa.  The plant of the PSA Group in Figueruelas, ... Read more
  • Aragon demonstrates competitive advantage as location for international distribution 1 February, 2019 In recent years the Aragon region, and PLAZA (Logistics Platform of Zaragoza) in particular, has had some significant success in attracting the distribution activities of international companies and is naturally keen to build on this. Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), a research institute established in partnership with the MIT, conducted a benchmarking study for Invest in Aragón ... Read more
  • Aragón strenghtens ties with China during official visit 8 November, 2018 Aragón travels to China to boost its “proactive commitment” to the Silk Road and multiply Aragonese exports An official delegation led by President Javier Lambán and the Ministers of Economy and Rural Development of Aragón is visiting Shanghai and Hangzhou this week. Eleven companies from the region are exhibiting at China International Import Expo, the ... Read more