VALENCIA, Aug. 12 (.) –
The Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Pilar Alegría, has assessed the progress in the completion of the Midcat gas pipeline that is taking place these days to favor the arrival of gas from the Iberian Peninsula to central Europe and has highlighted the European involvement in the matter.
This is how the minister pronounced herself during a visit this Friday to Castelló de la Plana, where she highlighted that this infrastructure be carried out with an “overall vision” and assured that it is “good news” for Spain and Portugal.
“We will be very attentive” to the progress in this project, he assured, and highlighted the importance of “counting on that collaboration and unity on the part of the European Union” in the face of the “new challenges” that the situation forces us to face current.
Alegría added that the Vice President and Minister of Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera, has valued the project. Ribera herself has recognized that the construction of the Midcat will require a “very important investment” and has defended the need for it to be an infrastructure that is planned for a life of between 30 and 50 years in which, subsequently, the gas leaves switch to renewable hydrogen in its pipelines.