The Gorona del Viento Wind Hydro power station. On rare windless days, the Gorona del Viento Hydro power station located below the artifical 150 000 m3 basin water basin ensures a continuous supply of power.
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Ethos Paper - Renewable Island of El Hierro
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Until recently every one of El Hierroâs 10,000 residents were dependant on imported fuel for their energy needs.
Now the El Hierro government aims to connect all energy elements to the Gorena del Viento power plant starting with 7 electric car recharging points.
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The community of El Hierro aims to produce all local food 100% organically by 2020 by using biodigesters to transform waste into nutrient inputs.
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El Hierro is a pioneering example of sustainability, continuing to approach development in harmony with natural ecosystems.