Montes de Las Navas S.A.

Montes de Las Navas is a Spanish company dependent on local and regional government. Its main shareholder is the City Council of Las Navas del Marqués in the province of Ávila (Castile-Leon). The company was founded in 2000.

MLN manages a forest area of around 7,500 hectares, mainly populated by Pinus pinaster and forest of Pyrenean oak trees (Quercus pyrenaica). The main uses and forest management objectives are wood, resin and biomass, in addition to the pasture for local livestock farming and for hunting.

Since 2006, Montes de Las Navas, is actively involved in projects related to bioenergy, for example it has been part of the project INTERREG IIIB "Atlantic Area Programme" called BIOREG-FLORESTA, in collaboration with the Energy Agency of Ávila. As a result of the project, a District heating of 1 MW thermal power was built in the town of Las Navas del Marqués.

MLN was present in the main fairs and events related to bioenergy in Spain, emphasizing the involvement in the dissemination of District heating project results in different editions of the International Congress of Bioenergy held in Valladolid, in the context of fair EXPOBIONERGIA.

MLN also has experience in the field of other renewable energies, by participating in Montes de Las Navas wind farm, with 76 wind turbines installed on their own property, and some installation projects of thermal solar panels on public buildings.

For more information please visit the  website.