The history of ITER is inextricably linked to sustainable development and innovation.
EGU General Assembly 2017 brings together geoscientists from all around the world in a meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth Sciences in Vienna (Austria). Scientists from the Institute of Technology and Renewable Energies (ITER), [...]
ITER and INVOLCAN scientists travelled to the Philippines to strengthen the surveillance of the Taal volcano
The Taal volcano has erupted violently several times and is located about 50 kilometers from Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Scientist from ITER and the Volcanology Institute of the Canary Islands (INVOLCAN) have travelled [...]
A bet of the Area Tenerife 2030 of the Cabildo Insular of Tenerife to contribute to a greater awareness about the emission of polluting gases to the atmosphere, the quality of air and the climate change climate
The educational program "Aires de Tenerife, a local and global reality" will visit the 31 municipalities of the island of Tenerife by the hand of ITER´s environmental area thanks to the Innova Tenerife program 2016-2021, [...]
ITER particpates as partner in the PLASMAC project, a new project led by the Cabildo of Tenerife through its Open Government Area. The main objective of the project is the creation of a cloud platform [...]
The Genomics Area´s laboratory of ITER has succeeded in sequencing 10 complete human genome tests, i.e., determining the base sequence that make up human DNA. After acquiring two massive DNA sequencers in September 2016 to [...]
"Canary Islands: A Volcanic Window in the Atlantic" is an educational program of the Volcanologic Instituto of the Canarias (Involcan) which is planning to visit the 88 municipalities of Canary Islands along this year 2017. [...]
This project, which will be developed by ITER throughout this year, is framed within the collaboration that the Cabildo de Tenerife maintains with Senegal, through the External Action Area. The project will be implemented in [...]
This science news service of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) has highlighted it among the thousands of scientific papers presented at the AGU 2016 Fall Meeting held recently in the city of San Francisco. [...]
These new projects will not only open new research lines for ITER, but also continue with existing lines as the design and development of solar aircrafts or the volcanic activity monitoring systems. ITER will lead [...]
The purpose is to quantify the extension and intensity of the surface geothermal anomalies in Timanfaya National Park and to evaluate its thermoelectric generation potential in order to contribute to the development of geothermal energy [...]
ITER’s PV cell laboratory research group presented the results of their latest work at the EU PVSEC 2016 conference
The 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition has also coincided with the INTER-SOLAR photovoltaic solar energy industry international exhibition. ITER participated with three articles on the latest research results in the field of [...]
ITER was actively involved in the celebration of the EU Sustainable Energy Week, organizing their traditional open days and participating in the event "EUSEW Canaries 2016". ITER participated, once again, in this European initiative with [...]
ITER participates once again in the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) with a program of guided tours to our installations sorted by the Tenerife Energy Agency (AIET). The visits will be organized between the 14 [...]
ITER presents during the “Fujitsu World Tour 2016” the genome characterization project in the Canary Islands
Mr. Manuel Cendagorta, Director of the Institute of Technology and Renewable Energies, presented at the Fujitsu World Tour 2016 that took place the 25 May, the Genome characterization project in the Canary Islands which intendeds [...]
ITER participates with the Tenerife Energy Agency (AIET) in the III Fair of Scientific Vocations and Careers of the Canary Islands with the objective of increasing the interest of young people in science, technology, innovation and [...]
ITER received on Tuesday, 17th May the visit of the participants of the first international meeting of women parliamentarians of the Canary Islands and Africa organized by the Parliament of the Canary Islands and the [...]
Students of the Engineering Master of the University of La Laguna visited ITER’s facilities on 22nd April as part of their training activities. This visit is of great interest for the students since ITER hosts, [...]
ITER has been awarded with the Eneragen 2016 prize for best performance in terms of awareness and dissemination of renewable energy for its game Isla 100%
The awards ceremony, organized annually by the Spanish Association of Energy Management Agencies - EnerAgen, was held in Barcelona on 21 April. Coinciding with its 25th anniversary, ITER has been recognized the effort and dedication [...]
A collaboration between ITER and the Edinburgh Napier University culminates in an international conference publication
The study deals with the application of evolutionary algorithms for solving a problem of frequency assignment in mobile networks. A collaboration recently established between the Centre for Algorithms, Visualisation, and Evolving Systems (CAVES) belonging to [...]
Tenerife TV channel (www.canaltenerifetv.com) is one of the four finalists for best project on Transparency, Citizen Participation and open Government within the framework of the VI National Congress of innovation and public service awards, which [...]
Scientists from ITER, INVOLCAN and ISOR (Iceland) reveal the importance of the diffuse emission of gases for geothermal energy
A recent publication of the scientific international journal Renewable Energy reflects the results of a major study on geochemistry of the diffuse emission of gases in the surface environment of the geothermal field of Reykjanes [...]
“Tenerife educa”, the catalogue of educational resources developed by the Cabildo Insular de Tenerife was presented on February 11th. This catalogue collects more than 100 additional support activities promoted by the different areas and [...]
The fourth edition of First Lego League (FLL) Canary Islands will take place on February 20 in the Auditorium Infanta Leonor de los Cristianos, organized by the Cabildo de Tenerife, through the Parque Científico y [...]
ITER collaborates in the celebration of the 2016 International Conference on Big Data from Space - BiDS'16, organized by the Cabildo Insular de Tenerife and the Parque Científico y Tecnológico (PCTT), with which the Cabildo [...]
The Institute of Technology and Renewable Energies launches its new corporate image and does so with a brand new website with expanded contents, remodeling its design and improving the navigation. This new website aims to [...]
The laboratory has recently acquired a new mass spectrometer of stable isotopes of noble gases (NGMS) co-financed by the National Plan of R&D 2013-2016. The Institute of Technology and of Renewable Energies (ITER), dependent of [...]
Since its public release on 28 of November of 2014, that means less than a year online, IonGAP has been used for running 300 projects. Researchers from more than thirty institutions distributed in more than [...]
SICELLAB (ITER’s Silicon Cell Laboratory) has completed the installation and commissioning of a Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) device. With this equipment, the laboratory completes its capabilities for manufacturing solar cell prototypes, based on [...]
The Educational Project “¿Es posible una isla 100% renovable? will continue the dissemination work of the tools developed in the Isla Renovable project funded by FECYT in 2013 and therefore aims to show students the [...]
With this event starts the program of activities that will be developed over the coming months on the occasion of ITER´s 25th anniversary. The Institute of Technology and Renewable Energies celebrates 25 years as an [...]
A scientific publication gathers all the details about this multidisciplinary project where technicians and researchers of the Hospital La Candelaria, the ULL and ITER will cooperate. Researchers of the University Hospital Ntra. Sra. de Candelaria [...]
The Centre of Excellence in Development & Innovation (CEDeI) is launched, with plans to develop a training programme aimed at promoting employment in the technology sector. It aims to train 160 people and directly contract [...]
ITER connects Tenerife’s undersea fibre-optic cable with the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) undersea cable system, making Tenerife a strategic node of international connectivity, and turning ITER’s D-ALiX into a world-class centre of reference in [...]
The signing of the contract for installing a wind tunnel in Brazil for the firm Brasilsat Harald.
The results of this scientific collaboration have been recently published in the scientific journal Surveys in Geophysics. The Institute of volcanology of the Canary Islands (INVOLCAN) has led a research work that provides new data [...]
Development of web applications and smartphones and tablets’ applications is a consolidated line of work for ITER’s Engineering Team. ITER has designed applications for many different industries: domestic energy audits, applications for traditional fishing trade [...]
Installing and starting up the TEIDE-HPC supercomputer – the second most powerful in Spain and 138th in the world.
The launch of the Photovoltaic Cells Laboratory (SiCellLab), a dedicated scientific and technological facility specialising in silicon thin-film cell fabrication and characterisation processes.
The deployment in Metropolitan Area finishes with the adaptation of the infrastructure to the needs of the operators.
Connecting Tenerife’s Canalink undersea fibre-optic cable with the Moroccan town of Asilah, under an agreement signed with Maroc Telecom.
The completion of the first phase of Tenerife’s telecommunications ring.
Connecting the Canalink undersea fibre-optic cable at ITER’s D-ALiX datacentre, which provides an alternative telecommunications link between the Canary Islands and the Iberian Peninsula and among the islands.
Launch of the Generation Control Centre, which enables ITER to feed the power generated from renewable technologies into the national grid in an optimal way.
The opening of the datacentre D-ALiX by which the island of Tenerife has become a key node in the global communications network.
Opening of the Bioclimatic Houses complex, whose 24 dwellings comprise a unique facility for testing bioclimatic techniques and reliance on renewable energy.
During 2006-2012, we acted as technical advisors to the European Commission on renewable energy and the environment for the EURO-SOLAR programme, which aims to install 600 system kits for providing 100% renewable energy across eight [...]
The launch of a new line of research into Remote-Controlled Solar Aircraft, whose specific applications, such as surveillance and disaster management, are of great interest.
The launch of the photovoltaic modules factory, with an annual production capacity of 60MW. The modules are used in our projects, but we also sell them.
The 11MW Solten II photovoltaic system starts up, operated by the firm Solten II Granadilla, SA. This is owned by private investors and ITER, which is responsible for promoting, installing, operating and maintaining the system.
The launch of the first masters degree course in Renewable Energy at the University of La Laguna, in which ITER acted as sponsor and provided training facilities.
We launched SOLTEN I, a 13 MW photovoltaic platform consisting of 130 100kW photovoltaic units sold to small investors. ITER acted as developer, installer, operator and maintainer of the system.
We designed and developed the Teide-100 inverter for connecting photovoltaic systems to the grid, offering a peak performance of 98.6% efficiency.
This new facility, featuring a conference room with capacity for 200 people, became the latest addition to our public awareness and educational resources.
ITER established a Scientific Committee, consisting of an external group of renowned international experts in the field of renewable energy.
ITER inaugurated a wind tunnel for civilian applications, namely for aerodynamic research in a number of R&D fields, such as agriculture, civil engineering or renewable energy.
ITER was awarded Centre of Excellence status by UNESCO for our role in developing and widening access to renewable energy.
We started up a photovoltaic concentration plant, based on the 480kW EUCLIDES TM prototype. At that time, it was the world's largest to have ever been connected to the grid.
We opened the Renewable Energies trail, which was groundbreaking in Spain as a facility for educating and raising awareness regarding renewable energy.
We opened an Environment Division focused primarily on volcanic hazards, underground water resources, environmental quality, earthquake monitoring and prediction, and geothermal exploration.
We launched a line of work related to the development of computer applications for people with special needs.
We celebrated the international competition "25 Bioclimatic Homes for the island of Tenerife". 397 projects from 38 countries were presented at the competition, which was endorsed by the International Union of Architects.
We opened our headquarters building, featuring a 28kW roof-top photovoltaic system connected to the grid.