Beyond energy

For more than 80 years, we have been committed to innovation and seeking new and better ways of approaching and working with energy.

  • +130works last year
  • 24countries
  • 125alliances
  • 830kilometres
  • 99MKWh distributed
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ISO 45001:2018

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Our history

We want to share the present, past and future of Cuerva. Three generations, one sole commitment: to take energy to the next level.

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80 years of positive impact, in highlights

We founded a workshop specialized in mechanical and electrical repair work and high and low voltage installations.

1939

We started the energy distribution business, building networks to supply electricity to isolated populations of Granada province.

1959

We started up the Bermejales hydroelectric power plant and acquired the Alpujarreña power plant. Moreover we founded Luz del Temple electricity distributor.

1962

We founded Distribuidora Eléctrica Bermejales, absorbing the electrical distributors of Luz del Temple and Alpujarreña.

1985

After a few years of closure, we reopened Bermejales power plant together with a power expansion.

1990

We started up La Vega hydroelectric power plant.

1992

We put into operation the Arquillos and Cubillas power plants in Jaén and Granada, respectively.

1995

We acquired Hidroeléctrica San Buenaventura distribution company, supplying electricity to the municipalities of Alcudia de Gaudíx and Exfiliana.

2004

We acquired Distribuidora Eléctrica Guadalfeo, supplying electricity to the Alpujarra region.

2006

We acquired Eléctrica San Gregorio distribution company, supplying the Calahorra municipality, in Granada.

We also founded Grupo Cuerva Panamá, our first international subsidiary.

2007

We develop and sell 15 MW of solar PV. In addition, we built the Escúzar substation to improve the electricity supply in the area.

2008

CHC Energía is founded alongside with our energy retail business activity.

2009

Grupo Empresarial Cuerva is created as a holding company for all of Cuerva's activities.

2010

We built Gabia Escúzar overhead power line.

2011

We founded Grupo Cuerva Peru, our second international subsidiary.

2012

Connection of the San Lorenzo Hydroelectric Power Plant to the Panama system.

2014

We built the Escúzar-Lachar overhead power line.

2014

We started the development of the hydroelectric plants in Peru .

2015

We started the Turning Tables laboratory, dedicated to innovation. At the same time that we start up the Alba de Tormes wind farm (with 4.5MW).

2016

We developed the Living Lab of the distribution network, with different collaborators.

2018

We start up the MAMUT wind farm (2.4MW), and we develop new business models aimed at selling energy: energy communities, PPAs, Peer 2 peer, virtual communities.

2019

We connect to Red Eléctrica de España through the new substation in Íllora 220/132 KV 1x160 MVA.

2020

We focused on electric mobility, EMS and VPP. We invest in distribution networks and build new substations, connections and power plant expansions.

2021

We start up the Guadix Experimental Wind Farm. We build and start up the Camino de Ácula photovoltaic solar plant and the Antonio Valverde Wind Farm (Aldeire).

2022

Vergy is born, a company dedicated to the management of energy communities based on shared self-consumption of energy. Gridfy, a DSO based on innovation, research and development for the digitisation of grid data, is created.

2022

Landmark projects

Guadix Experimental Wind Farm

Our wind farm located in Guadix (Spain), consists of a wind turbine with synchronous technology, that is permanent magnets, with the greatest power installed in Spain of its kind. It has an average production of 10.2 GWh and a power output of 3.5 MW.

Industrial services

Granada Conference Center

We joint Granada Conference Center with the aim of creating a 'zero emissions' building, with sustainable development, affordable and non-polluting energy and actions for the climate. As a result: savings in lighting consumption up to 70% and annual savings of 286 MWh per year.
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Landmark project

Hospital Vithas Xanit Internacional

We were part of the expansion of services and the new reorganization of the Xanit Hospital spaces, increasing the power and backup supplies of the building, and ensuring a supply and energy savings of the entire building's lighting system.

Landmark projects

Substation with Red Eléctrica de España

We have redoubled our commitment to connecting with our towns, making possible the integration of the Escúzar and Íllora substation by Red Eléctrica, in order to guarantee the growth in demand and improve the quality of supply.

Landmark projects

Cuerva Living Lab

Our Cuerva Living Lab is an innovation lab focused on the search for opportunities in the Energy sector. We focus on the construction, validation and scaling of disruptive and exponential ideas, technologies, and business models.
This is an open and collaborative innovation ecosystem where users experiment and test new ideas, products, and services.

Landmark projects

Pedroches

Thanks to our extensive experience in the sector, we carried out the complete digitalization of a distributor of Inpecuarias Pozoblanco.

As part of the work performed, we conducted an extensive audit of the current state of the distribution network and proposed improvements and new smart equipment to be deployed to turn the network into a true Smart Grid.
Guadix Experimental Wind FarmGranada Conference CenterHospital Vithas Xanit InternacionalSubstation with Red Eléctrica de EspañaCuerva Living LabPedroches
Innovation and people
almacenamiento de energía
edificio histórico
efficient energy management in buildings
cuerva hydroelectric power station

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+34 958 570 360
info@cuervaenergia.com

C/ Santa Lucía 1 K 18194.
Churriana de la Vega - Granada. Spain.

Opening hours:

Monday to Thursday from 08.00 am to 6.00 pm.

Friday from 08:00 am to 2:00 pm