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2009-04-22 16:33:00

WILMINGTON, Del., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting in January 2010, as much as 40 percent of Christiana Care Health System's electricity will come from wind turbines in eastern Pennsylvania. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090407/DC95299LOGO) Christiana Care signed a nine-year agreement with Iberdrola Renewables of Radnor, PA to purchase 40 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually from Iberdrola Renewables' Locust Ridge II wind power project, now under...

2009-04-08 11:36:00

PORTLAND, Maine, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola International B.V., a Dutch company whose sole shareholder is Iberdrola, S.A., has assumed, with the unconditional and irrevocable guarantee of Iberdrola, S.A., the obligations of Energy East Corporation, as issuer of the bonds listed below (the "US Domestic Bonds") and Energy East has been released from its obligations under the US Domestic Bonds. -- An aggregate of $200 million of 8.05% bonds, which mature in 2010, CUSIP 29266MAA7 --...

2009-03-23 09:00:00

Pennsylvania wind farm will deliver over 100 MW of wind energy to Pennsylvania MADISON, Wis., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- RMT, Inc. (RMT), the leader in wind energy development, engineering, and construction, has concluded construction work at the Locust Ridge II Wind Farm, located in Schuylkill and Columbia Counties, Pennsylvania. Once operational, the development will provide 102 MW of clean energy to Pennsylvania residents--enough electricity to power over 25,000 homes. "We are proud to be...

2009-03-02 07:05:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that renewable energy veteran Jean M. Wilson has joined SunPower as its vice president and general manager of utilities and power plants. In this new strategic role, Wilson will lead SunPower's North American utility and power plant division, overseeing project development,...

2008-11-13 09:00:31

Spanish power utility Iberdrola Renovables has started the Puerto de Malaga wind farm with an installed capacity of 12MW in the town of Ardales, Spain. The wind farm was built in 12 months and is equipped with six Gamesa G87 wind turbines (2MW per unit). It evacuates the electricity it generates to the grid via the Villafranco del Guadalhorce substation. The facility will be capable of producing electricity equal to the annual consumption of close to 20,000 people. The company has 14 wind...

2008-11-03 06:00:19

Iberdrola Renovables has commissioned the O Vieiro wind farm located between the Bande and Verea municipalities in the province of Orense, Spain, with an installed capacity of 11.9MW. The new wind power installation, which entailed an investment of E15 million, will produce approximately 45,000MWh, enough to meet the annual energy needs of 40,000 people. The O Vieiro wind farm was built in 14 months and has 14 wind turbine generators. With the start-up of this new facility, Iberdrola...

2008-10-30 09:00:34

Iberdrola Renewables has announced that the Sacramento Municipal Utility District has purchased the entire output of the 55MW biomass cogeneration plant under construction at a pulp and paper mill in Tacoma, Washington. The biomass plant will be owned by the Simpson Tacoma Kraft Company, which will generate power from a combined heat and power process that consumes waste wood products to generate steam needed for power production as well as its manufacturing process. The electricity will...

2008-10-29 12:00:15

IBERDROLA RENEWABLES today released the wind industry's first company-wide Avian and Bat Protection Plan. The IBERDROLA RENEWABLES plan is modeled in part after the 2005 Avian Protection Plan template developed by some 30 electric utility companies, numerous electric cooperatives and rural utilities, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to address impacts of transmission and distribution lines on birds. The IBERDROLA RENEWABLES plan applies those principles to its wind fleet and...

2008-10-24 06:00:21

Spanish energy group Iberdrola has reported sales of E17.81 billion for the first nine months of 2008, a 56.5% increase, compared to sales for the same period of 2007. The company reported that year-to-date earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) rose 29.1% to E4.92 billion, of which 63% was contributed by renewable energy and international businesses, which in turn accounted for 90% of the increase in this item. The company reported that net operating...

2008-10-21 06:00:22

ScottishPower has announced a deal with Debenhams to supply all of its 178 properties in the UK with electricity generated from green sources. The two-year deal will see ScottishPower supply 35MW of electricity per month to Debenhams stores across the UK, covering 100% of the retail giant's electricity demands. The deal has been agreed on a flexible purchase basis, meaning that Debenhams will be able to buy electricity in set amounts at varying periods throughout the contract. The...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.