With this facility, the world's three main space agencies, ESA, Roscosmos and NASA, all have MARES training models for on-land training of astronauts before flying to the ISS, where the definitive system is installed.[+]
Álvaro Lorente, new Chief Operating Officer at SENER08/02/2017 (Spain)
SENER has appointed Álvaro Lorente as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Power, Oil & Gas Strategic Business Unit, replacing Jesús Cadenas, who will be retiring soon. In addition to performing the duties of the former Operations Management Department, Lorente will take over the areas of Contract Management, Procurement, Subcontracts, Construction, Commissioning and Start-up, and Operation and Maintenance (O&M).
Álvaro Lorente holds an Industrial Engineering Degree from the Pontificia Comillas University, an Advanced Engineering Degree from the ICAI School of Industrial Engineers in Madrid, in the field of Electrical Engineering, and has also studied the General Management Program at IESE business school.
Since 1991, when he joined SENER, his career has seen him managing turnkey industrial and process projects, heading the Mechanics Section, and managing the Operations of the Power, Oil & Gas SBU. Since 2008 he has been the General Manager of Torresol Energy (60% of which is owned by SENER), General Manager of the Energy and Environment Business Area of the SENER Group and, currently, SENER’s International General Manager.
SENER takes part in Spain's 2nd Space Engineering Conference with the presentation of four technical papers at the event to be held at the Spanish Institute of Engineering. SENER takes part in Spain's 2nd Space Engineering Conference with the presentation of four technical papers at the event to be held at the Spanish Institute of Engineering.... [+]
The new facility will consist of an electricity generation plant using biomass from the forestry and farming industries. With a 40 MW gross nominal electricity output it will be one of the largest high-efficiency low-emission biomass renewable energy plants in Spain.[+]
The Outer Port PGE San Antonio will be located to the south of the current port, which is why the project covers the construction of a new breakwater, a dock and new esplanades that will provide the two new berthing facilities with the space and protection necessary for an efficient port operation.... [+]