ACCIONA INFRAESTRUCTURAS, S.A.ACCIONA INFRAESTRUCTURAS, S.A.

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ACCIONA Infraestructuras (http://www.acciona.es) is a leading European construction company constructing and managing buildings and civil infrastructures under the principles of sustainability. It has an international presence in more than 30 countries and its total turnover in 2010 was about 3.1 billion €, employing 15.800 people. It is part of ACCIONA Group, whose business lines are Construction and Real State, Energy, Urban-Environmental Services, Water, and Transport.

ACCIONA uses cutting-edge technology to develop and apply the most advanced materials, components, systems and solutions for sustainability and in particular for energy efficient concepts, design, construction, operation and recycling of buildings. It applies to new and retrofitted buildings while preserving a high indoor environment quality. ACCIONA also acts as an Energy Service Company (ESCO) for large buildings and districts. It has its own R&D Technological Centre in Madrid, composed by a multidisciplinary and international team of about 150 highly qualified researchers from a wide range of disciplines. Main research areas are Nanotechnology, New Construction Materials, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Technologies, Products and Systems and ICTs.

At European level, ACCIONA plays an active role in the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP) and it is a member on ECTP’s Advisory Group on SMEs. Currently, ACCIONA is the Vice-President of the Energy Efficient Building Association (E2B A), and it is a member of the AD HOC Advisory Group to the EC on the PPP on Energy Efficient Buildings. It is a member on the Steering Committee on NanoFutures Platform and participates in working groups of other EU Construction /Energy related Technology Platforms such as PV-Platform, ESTTP-Platform and HFC-Platform, and participating in several initiatives like Smart Energy Home and Inter-ETPs group. It belongs to EUROACE (European Alliance of companies for energy efficiency), ECCREDI (The European Council for Construction Research, Development and Innovation), ENCORD (European Network of construction companies for Research and Development), FIEC (European Construction Industry Federation).