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2010-09-28 13:30:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola USA and Central Maine Power Company (CMP) today launched two projects with investments totaling more than $1.5 billion that will have a major impact on Maine's electricity delivery system as well as bring wider benefits to New England as a whole. Iberdrola Group Chairman Ignacio Galan, and Maine Governor John E. Baldacci marked the start of the $1.4 billion Maine Power Reliability Program (MPRP), a project that will support the...

2010-06-16 17:54:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a growing number of queries from investors and journalists, Portfolio 21 Investments today explained why the selection criteria for its green mutual fund favors renewable energy and prevented an investment in BP. "The oil disaster in the gulf is a harsh reminder of the risks we have taken on with our fossil fuel-based system," said CEO Leslie Christian. "Portfolio 21 does not invest in oil companies because we believe the...

2010-05-27 12:57:00

DENVER, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- RES Group today announced the appointment of Susan Reilly as CEO of the RES Americas business. The appointment will take effect in autumn 2010. Susan has been Deputy CEO of RES Group and a member of the RES Holdings Board (positions she will retain alongside her new position) since January 2010. Susan, who has extensive experience of working in the renewable energy industry in the US, will focus on leading the continuing growth and development of RES's...

2010-05-24 09:06:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renewable Energy Groups of Minneapolis-based Mortenson Construction is currently building nine new wind power projects throughout the United States and Canada, all of which are expected to come on-line in 2010, generating more than 800 megawatts of clean, natural wind power. In addition, Mortenson expects to start projects in Fall 2010, generating 800 to 1,000 megawatts. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/CG09555) Since entering...

2010-05-11 14:13:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brisk winds across the Illinois plains are now blowing clean, renewable energy into the Tennessee Valley Authority service region. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) On Tuesday, May 11, TVA began transmitting to its customers 300 megawatts of renewable wind power received from Iberdrola Renewables Inc.'s Streator Cayuga Ridge wind park in Livingston County, Ill. This marks the first delivery under seven...

2010-04-21 10:50:00

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzlon Wind Energy Corp. announced the one-year anniversary and outstanding performance at four Oregon wind power projects that came online. Horizon Wind Energy and Iberdrola Renewables have each hosted two of the Suzlon wind farms that were the first Suzlon S88-2.1 MW turbines installed in the Pacific Northwest last year. "We are proud to be marking the one-year anniversary of our Oregon projects as they've surpassed an average 97 percent availability...

2010-03-04 08:23:00

WATERLOO, N.Y, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Seneca County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) has recently learned that New York State Electric & Gas Corp., a subsidiary of Bilbao, Spain-based Iberdrola S.A., is cutting plans for electrical upgrades to the former Seneca Army Depot, turning its back on more than a decade's worth of work, risking the loss of $2.25 million in grant funding, and jeopardizing future economic growth for Seneca County and the surrounding region....

2009-12-10 08:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- IBERDROLA INGENIERIA Y CONSTRUCCION (Engineering & Construction), one of the world's leading energy engineering companies, has expanded its use of Intergraph® SmartPlant® Enterprise solutions to further increase productivity and accelerate projects throughout the design, engineering and construction cycle of its power generation and distribution construction projects. (Logo:...

2009-12-07 10:39:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the ongoing integration process that has been under way since Iberdrola's September 2008 acquisition of Energy East Corporation, "Iberdrola USA" is replacing the name "Energy East," effectively immediately, and two new senior executives have joined the company. Name Change to Iberdrola USA The name change will not affect the names of Iberdrola USA's utility companies. Iberdrola USA is the parent company of NYSEG, RG&E, Central Maine...

2009-12-03 11:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that it has contracted with Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., the U.S. arm of the world's largest provider of wind power, to purchase and operate a major wind generating plant to be built in Southern California to serve the utility's electric customers. The proposed Manzana Wind Project, with a power capacity of up to 246 megawatts, would be the first wind project owned by PG&E. It...


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