The plenary session of the Balearic parliament has approved a law to remove diesel and gasoline vehicles, the year 2025 marked the beginning of the end of fossil fuels. That year the circulation of new cars and diesel motorcycles will be banned and in 2035, the ban will be extended to all vehicles equipped with gas or gas thermal propellants. In this way, the government of the Balearic Islands come to the table against polluting emissions and before European decarbonisation, which aims to reconstitute a mobile fleet with zero emissions in 2050.
- As of January 1, 2025, the circulation of motorcycles and automobiles that use diesel fuel as fuel in the Balearic Islands will be prohibited, with the exception of vehicles, if it is provided exceptionally for reasons of public service. The territory of the autonomous community.
- As of January 1, 2035, the circulation of motorcycles, automobiles, vans and Balearic minivans emitting emissions will be prohibited, in the origin of the vehicles, except for the public exceptions or their previous deposit in the Balearic Islands.
This means that starting in 2025, neither cars nor motorcycles that are equipped with diesel engines will be allowed to circulate. It is important to bear in mind, however, that vehicles previously registered in the Balearic Islands will remain in use until the end of the year. its useful life
The rule, the pioneer and the future, such as information on waste and statistics, as well as European, is not the case of agriculture, which is voted against many of its articles.
The president of the popular, Gabriel Company, said that this will change the norm in his first days of government and Rosa MEP. You will try to get the European Commission to recharge it. it endangers the productive fabric of the islands.
The law that this Tuesday received the approval of the Balearic Chamber, with the votes of the left, the last time that the current majority presents itself as pioneers. With their approval, representatives of leftist groups and environmental groups posed with satisfaction. The government delegation, Rosario Sánchez, was present throughout the debate. Sánchez was, until his name seven months ago, the one in charge of agreeing the laws between the different parties.
The cascade of reactions, a favor and against, has not been since its approval. In addition to the agreed parties, it was delivered by the GOB and Greenpeace, who will request it from the central government regulation. Also of the guilds. CCOO, for example, estimates that more than 10,000 jobs are created.
José María Marín Quemada, (CNMC) president of the National Commission of Public Contracting and Competition, sent a letter to the government to announce the “negative effects” that will reach the size of the industry and the market. Several groups of parliamentarians have criticized the letter, questioning the legitimacy of Marin. This is the case of the socialist deputy Damià Borràs, who highlighted the links of the competition chief with the oil companies, as well as that of Carlos Saura, deputy Podemos, who accused the most popular of being “hotel lobbies”. . .
The reactions originated in the automotive sector. The Spanish Association of Automobile Manufacturers and Trucks (Anfac) warned that more than 300,000 people who traveled to the Balearic Islands. In his opinion, create an unprecedented situation in Europe and a law for the first time prohibits technology. Faconauto, another industry association, called it nonsense. The CAEB backed the criticism of Anfac.
For his part, Marc Pons, Minister of Territory, Energy and Mobility, defended “the need for a model of clean energy in the islands”, highlighting the great energy dependence of the community and the low implementation in the work of energy sources renewable. Pons defends that this law is the road map to be made.
“This is not a law of the Government or the parties, it is a law of citizenship, the great protagonist The challenge we have as a society,”Minister Marc Pons Balearic Government
Which is incredible since only 2% of the electricity generated comes from renewable sources compared to 43% of the state average
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The Balearics continues with the ankle chained to the coal. The boom of renewable energies planted Leon and La Mancha fields of wind turbines and solar panels but went on tiptoe through the islands, anchored almost entirely in fossil fuels.
«They say that the Balearics live off the landscape and some think that tourists will feel a rejection when they see renewable sources but the reality is that they would see it as a step towards the future and to help the environment» that is what we are facing and also not interested in spending money to improve the electricity network and the companies that are responsible for it profit from it the opposite that in other countries of Europe where light is almost free an example is Sweden where you look where there are constructions and technologies of clean energy, I continue in the case of Spain and more specifically of Balesares ONLY THERE IS A WIND FARM! and Es Milà park, which is the only wind farm in the Balearic Islands and is located in Menorca built between 2003 and 2004, they say there are proposals to build new ones. . .but it is funny that they want to eliminate or eradicate fossil combustion in 2025 if, in the middle of 2019, there have been no advances in construction or clean energy technologies and renewable sources from 2004 to 2019.