Albolote Municipality, located in the metropolitan area in Granada valley. Today the town contains a population of over 18,700 citizens and its extension is 78,58 km2.
Albolote enjoys its location on fertile lands and the Capital proximity, just 7 kilometers from the City of the Alhambra. It’s economy is centered on agriculture and services, and thus, this town owes its existence to the Arabs, as its name refers to the large number of oaks.
There have been various projects such as the acquisition of a mobile recycling point programs on environmental education, selective collection of waste, solar thermal ordinance in 2003, a municipal energy audit in 2006, installing solar thermal energy for SHW in the sports center, replacement of mercury vapor lamps in the town by energy-saving lamps, enabling a network of cycle paths, etc.
Energy related data
- Total CO2 emissions: 113.789 Tn/year CO2eq
- Reduction objective: 28.494,95 Tn/year CO2eq
- Percentage of reduction: 25,04%
For more information on the municipality, please visit http://www.albolote.org/portal/