In recent years, the Canaries has implemented various strategies designed to achieve sustainable forms of development which are respectful of the environment of the islands.
The creation of the Canarian Agency of Sustainable Development and Climate Change.
The elaboration of the Energy Plan for the Canaries, based on four main principles: it aims to guarantee the supply of energy; maximise its rational use through efficient consumption; promote renewable energy sources; and achieve sustainable development .
The creation and development of laws as well as action plans designed to fulfil these aims.
The concession of economic grants to companies and families to encourage energy-saving measures.
The financing, through grants, of energy saving proposals in various sectors: construction, industry, transport, potability and desalination of sea water, etc.
Support for R+D+I (Research, Development and Innovation).
The organization of seminars and technical meetings.
Support for the tourist sector through the creation and adaption of companies in sustainable settings.