Canary Islands – A delegation of relevant Polish companies from the renewable energies sector (wind, photovoltaic and underwater, among others) is from yesterday and today in Tenerife to see the attractions of the island for undertaking business, visit strategic infrastructure, establish contacts with local partners to invest in business projects associated with the renewable energies, explore cooperation with the sector, as well as to know the tax system offered by the Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC) and the exemptions of the Tenerife Duty-Free zone and other incentives of the Economic and Fiscal Regime (REF) of the Canary Islands.
The CEOs of the Polish companies, which are on this business mission, have found out during the reception/ networking event, held yesterday in the capital Santa Cruz, about the possibilities provided by the economic promotion brand Why Tenerife? composed of Tourism of Tenerife, the Port Authority of Santa Cruz of Tenerife, the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Navigation of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the Tenerife Duty-Free Zone and the Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC).
This business reception was attended by representatives of the institutions that make up Why Tenerife? to present the business opportunities in the renewable energy sector from the point of the infrastructure, the technology, the connectivity, the professional qualification, the geo-strategic situation as Tricontinental hub, the tax advantages of the ZEC and the exemptions of the Duty-Free zone.
During their stay on the island, the programme planned for the Polish mission includes b2b meetings with local companies both in the Chamber of Commerce of Santa Cruz and in Tenerife Port, and a visit is planned to the latter as reference international trade centre. In addition, there will be a circuit of visits to key facilities like the Institute of Technology and Renewable Energies of Tenerife (ITER) and the Scientific and Technological Park of Tenerife (INTECH Tenerife), where both entities plan to give them an overview of the renewable sector in the Canary Islands.
It should be noted that the archipelago currently has as a priority to promote the development of the renewable energies sector and show the possibilities offered by the islands as a laboratory for the development of this field of activity.