As we already mentioned in the previous article, the COP 21 (Conference of the Parties) was held on December 12, 2015, during which a legally binding agreement, approved unanimously by the 195 participating countries, was finally reached. Twenty-one years of climate summits and intense diplomatic efforts have been necessary to draft this agreement that is the birth of a new era for the planet's development model, and that entails its practical totality.
The energy sector in Spain faces challenges of considerable importance that include, from energy sustainability and the reduction of CO2 emissions (in accordance with the declaration of the European Commission of 20061), through to a necessary continuous increase of system efficiency.
Many of us work on ICT projects and often hear that we should optimize resources by applying processes and policies as optimally as possible. However, we may not be aware that when we apply or combine these elements, we can generate improvements in the lives of people throughout society, thus providing a social value to our work.