Environmental Management System
EDPR is strongly committed to contribute to the protection of the environment and biodiversity through a proactive environmental management of its wind farms in operation, as is stated in our Environmental and Biodiversity policies.
The operation stage of wind farms, with a useful life of 25 years, stands as the core of our business. According to this, we are really conscious of the importance of proper management of environmental matters in our facilities in operation, which is assured through the Environmental Management System (EMS).
What is the EMS?
EDPR’s Environmental Management System (EMS) is a framework that helps the company to achieve its environmental goals through consistent control of its operations, applicable to operations and maintenance phase of wind farms and solar PV plants, with the aim of improving its environmental performance. The system ensures focus on relevant environmental aspects ,compliance with legal requirements while setting environmental objectives and targets to improve our environmental performance at country and platform levels.
How is the EMS process?
The EDPR EMS was firstly implemented in 2008. All this is sustained by a continual improvement of the environmental performance mind-set and a qualified team aligned with the environmental strategy of the company. Both, our environment specialists and the network of external partners working with us, stand out for their extensive professional experience and knowledge of the environmental field.
How is it certified?
92% of EDPR’s installed capacity is covered by ISO14001 certification
The EMS is developed in accordance with the ISO 14001 international standard and certified by an independent certifying organization. This standard is considered the world’s benchmark for EMS Management Systems and is a guarantee that EDPR sites, regardless of its regulatory environment are aligned and at the same level of compliance.
92%* of EDPR’s installed capacity is covered by ISO 14001 certification. Additionally, in the frame of the Sustainability roadmap 2016-2020, EDPR has the goal to certified the 100% of the installed MWs at the end of 2020.
*Calculation based on 2014YE installed capacity. Installations are certified the year after been reported.
For further information:
Environmental Management System Guide