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Spain has the first sustainable soccer city

Jimena Rodriguez Mexico City / 22.07.2022 09:34:46 A collaboration agreement signed between two entities,



Jimena Rodriguez

Mexico City / 22.07.2022 09:34:46

A collaboration agreement signed between two entities, the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and the Iberdrola league, launches what is now called the first sustainable football city located in the concentration facilities of the national football teams in Las Rozas, Madrid.

The sports complex has been remodeled and has the latest technology to reduce energy consumption and make the most of resources. A self-consumption system has been installed consisting of 110 photovoltaic solar panels on roofs that allow the lighting of the courts, which will avoid the emission of 22 tons of CO2 per year.

“For the Royal Spanish Football Federation it is a great satisfaction to be able to present this agreement for the Iberdrola Sustainable Football City. In these facilities, which are the home of all Spanish football in the Ciudad de Fútbol de Las Rozas, we are going to be able to expand our commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals, the famous SDGs, on which the whole of society worldwide is working. for the next 2030” commented Rubén Rivera, Marketing Director of the RFEF, during the presentation.

In , the football industry employs more than 185,000 people and has an impact equivalent to 1.37 percent of its gross domestic product, according to data shared by the Iberdrola league, which also ensures that for everything this sport means they have the responsibility to make it more sustainable and green.