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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...

2008-10-20 12:00:27

Iberdrola Renovables has begun the inauguration of seven new wind farms in France, which amount to a total capacity of 59.5MW of power. The company has inaugurated the installations at Mache, with 8MW divided among four Gamesa G90 wind turbines, and at Erize, with 11.5MW from five Nordex N90 wind turbines. In addition, Iberdrola Renovables has completed the installation of wind farms at Brissy with 6MW of capacity, divided among three Gamesa G90 wind turbines; Sery with 8MW from four G90...

2008-10-16 15:00:15

In a public-private partnership that highlights Pennsylvania's history and evolution of energy production, a former coal mine has transformed into a wind power project that generates enough clean, renewable wind energy to sustain 10,000 homes. Pennsylvania's Gov. Edward Rendell, local elected officials and energy leaders joined the Somerset County community today to officially open the Casselman Wind Power Project near Garrett, Pa. Eight of Casselman's 23 turbines sit above the old...

2008-10-16 09:00:37

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/edcf14/the_rise_of_renewa) has announced the addition of the "The Rise of Renewable Energy Strategies amongst Major European Utilities" report to their offering. Increasing regional and state-based climate policies, support mechanisms and renewable targets are instigating long-term renewable strategies amongst the major European utilities. By adding renewables to their generation portfolios at a record pace, these firms are...

2008-10-16 06:00:27

Iberdrola and Tecnalia have installed, within the framework of the Oceantec Project, the first prototype for producing wave energy on the coast of Guipuzcoa, at the town of Pasajes in Spain. The initiative, which has a budget of E4.5 million, aims to install a device for capturing wave energy at a high performance and a competitive cost. This first prototype, made in the scale of 1:4, will be in testing for several months in order to a check its performance and eliminate environmental...

2008-10-16 03:00:18

Iberdrola Group has reported a power production of 106.44 billion kWh for the first nine months of 2008, a 22.7% increase compared to the same period of 2007. Specifically, the company's international generation during the first nine months of 2008 rose to 55.74 billion kWh, with 28.51 billion kWh in Latin America, 19.93 billion kWh in the UK, 6.41 billion kWh in the US, and another 894 million kWh in the rest of the world. Iberdrola's combined cycle power plants throughout the world...


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