August 11, 2008
Spain’s Iberdrola Planning for 2012 Launch of Large Pumped-Storage Plant in Europe, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Iberdrola S.A. (MADRID:IBE) (Bilbao, Spain) recently announced that it will build one of the largest pumped-storage hydropower plants in Europe by 2012. The 850-megawatt (MW) Muela II Hydroelectric Power Plant will be added to the Cortes-Muela Hydroelectric Complex to increase pumping capacity from 555 MW to 1,110 MW and for the complex to reach a total power output of 1,260 MW. The $304 million project began construction in March 2007 on the Jucar River.
For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/showNews.jsp?newsitemID=136811, or browse other breaking industrial news stories at www.industrialinfo.com.
Related News Articles
EnerjiSA's Power Projects Herald Turkey's Push for Hydroelectric Power
BP 2008 Energy Review Finds Oil Production Problems Are Political, Not Geological
Czech CEZ Switches $3 Billion to Gas Power from Cleaner Coal Program
Contact: Joe Govreau 713-783-5147
SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources