Awards and recognition | Torresol Energy

Awards and recognition

The task carried out by Torresol Energy in developing and building technologically innovative solar plants has been distinguished for its competence, and has earned recognition from prestigious entities both in Spain and abroad.

  • 2018. Recognition for Preventive Excellence of Audelco to Torresol Energy for its application of the best practices in the management of safety and health at work.
  • 2015. CSP Today Sevilla Award for Torresol O&M, under the category ‘Solutions for improving manageability capacity’, in 2015, 2013 and 2012.
  • 2014. DESERTEC 2014 Award.
  • 2013. Merit Award granted to Gemasolar in 2013 by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC), under the category of ‘Large civil engineering projects’.
  • 2012. CSP Today Sevilla 2012 Award, in the category of ‘Manageability capacity’.
  • 2012. Nomination for the US CRP Today 2012 awards for Gemasolar, for the ‘best dispatchability solution’.
  • 2011. CSP Today Awards in the categories ‘Best commercialized technology in 2011’ and ‘Development of the most efficient project in 2011’, for the Gemasolar plant. These awards are recognition of the efforts of Torresol Energy in making solar thermoelectric energy more efficient and more competitive.
  • 2011. US CSP Today 2011 Award in the category of ‘Marketable technological innovation of the year’, thanks to the innovations developed in Gemasolar, the world’s first commercial-scale concentrated solar power plant that applies central-tower technology with a molten-salt receiver and a thermal storage system.
  • 2010. Deal of the Year 2009 Award in the ‘Clean Technology’ category of renewable energies, as part of the ‘Project Finance Deal of the Year’ awards granted by the Euromoney agency. The most important awards in the field of structured financing in Europe.
  • 2009. ‘Social Council Award from the University of Almería for Supporting Society-University Research 2009’, in the category ‘Honorary Prize to Companies and Institutions that stand out for their research activities carried out with the University of Almería’.
  • 2009. CSP Today 2009 Award in the category of ‘Thermosolar Innovation’.