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2012-05-31 02:21:41

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In its inaugural year, the Iberdrola USA Foundation and the Fundacion Iberdrola Scholarship Program for Energy and Environment Postgraduate Studies in the United States awarded fellowships to William Fuqua of the Rochester Institute of Technology and Matthew Burns of the University of Maine. Iberdrola USA and its parent, Iberdrola S.A., a global energy company, established the scholarships to support graduate studies in renewable energy,...

2012-05-29 02:27:58

PASADENA, Calif., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a two-year framework contract from the "Engineering Consortium" comprising Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion S.A.U., jointly with its UK subsidiary, Tractebel Engineering from the GDF SUEZ Group. Officials did not disclose the contract value. Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing environmental consultancy and engineering support to the Engineering...

2012-05-03 06:21:27

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galan visited the site of a new substation in Lewiston, Maine to review progress on the company's $1.4 billion Maine Power Reliability Program (MPRP). Central Maine Power Company (CMP), the local subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, will install a 345,000 volt autotransformer at the site later this month. Iberdrola's investment in Maine's bulk power system will double CMP's high voltage substation capacity and increase...

2012-05-01 02:23:47

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola USA has named Jose Maria Torres as vice president, finance and control to replace Dani Alcain. In this role, Torres will manage all financial matters at Iberdrola USA's operating companies, Central Maine Power, NYSEG and RG&E; which deliver natural gas and electricity to nearly 2.4 million customers in the Northeastern United States. Jose Maria joined the Iberdrola Group in 1997, and has served since in a series of executive roles...

2012-04-10 02:23:26

BRUSSELS, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The European wind power industry's contribution to EU economic growth will increase almost threefold over the decade by 2020. More than half a million people will be working for the wind power industry in Europe by 2020. The sector has been proven to be a powerful motor against economic slowdown in Europe. This will be shown on Monday 16 April 2012, as the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) presents its latest report "Green...

2012-02-16 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) today announced that it has entered into two, long-term contracts to purchase 300 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy for its rapidly expanding portfolio of emissions free power. The first of the new agreements is a 20-year contract to purchase 100 MW from Manzana Wind LLC, a 189 MW wind power facility currently under construction in the wind-rich Tehachapi region near Rosamond, Calif. Manzana Wind LLC, is a...

2012-01-30 08:00:00

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maine Natural Gas (MNG) has begun discussions with potential large customers for the development of a natural gas distribution system to serve Augusta, Maine. The first phase of the project would serve customers in the city's east side. The line will tap into an existing interstate pipeline in Windsor and run approximately 10 miles along Route 17 (Eastern Avenue) to Route 9 (Hospital Street). Maine Natural Gas is a subsidiary of...

2012-01-23 09:07:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E), subsidiaries of Iberdrola USA, today began sending precautionary notifications to customers advising them of unauthorized access to customer data. This situation involves an employee at an independent software development consulting firm (contracted by NYSEG and RG&E) who allowed unauthorized access to one of the companies' customer...

2012-01-20 14:27:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has started the New Year with the addition of 535 megawatts of renewable power from four wind farms in Kansas, Illinois and Iowa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) New renewable wind power sources that began delivery in January to the TVA power grid are: 201 megawatts from ENEL Green Power's Caney River wind farm in Elk County, Kan. 150 megawatts from NextEra Energy...

2011-10-24 07:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant, a global Smart Grid communications and solutions leader, today announced that Steve Geiser has joined the executive team as chief financial officer. Geiser joins Trilliant with extensive experience in financial leadership in Silicon Valley based high-tech companies. "I am excited to be joining a strong group of leaders working to achieve the goal of helping Trilliant's customers deliver smarter energy to their customers," said...