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Iberdrola, in the ‘top 10’ in the Global Clean Energy Index

Iberdrola remains in the ‘top 10’ of credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Clean Energy Index, which is deemed as the number one sustainability benchmark. In fact, this index is used by numerous funds when drawing up their investment portfolios. This ranking is designed to measure the performance of companies with business activities … Continue reading Iberdrola, in the ‘top 10’ in the Global Clean Energy Index

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Iberdrola and Enel avoid Spanish renewable energy auction due to regulatory concerns

Iberdrola decided not to bid in the latest auction of renewable energy capacity in Spain due to regulatory uncertainty amid a spat over measures to contain record-high power prices. Spain sold almost all of the 3.3 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity it put on the block on Tuesday, smoothing the introduction of cheaper renewable energy … Continue reading Iberdrola and Enel avoid Spanish renewable energy auction due to regulatory concerns

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Iberdrola undertakes to invest £6bn in the East Anglia Hub offshore wind energy complex

Its UK investment plan also includes spending £10bn to double its renewable capacity and drive decarbonisation by 2025 The offshore wind complex – the company’s largest to date and the group’s most substantial global investment – will create up to 7,000 jobs and breathe new life into the country’s renewable supply chain East Anglia Hub, … Continue reading Iberdrola undertakes to invest £6bn in the East Anglia Hub offshore wind energy complex

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Iberdrola increases its ‘green’ capacity by 10% to 37,300 MW in the first nine months

Half are located in international markets and are growing in all areas where it is has a presence: Brazil (+8.6%), the UK (+6.6%), the rest of the countries of the world (+19.4%), the USA (+4%). Spain reaches 19,000 MW installed (+16%) Installed onshore wind power exceeds 19,000 MW (+5.6%), the Tâmega project (Portugal) boosts hydropower … Continue reading Iberdrola increases its ‘green’ capacity by 10% to 37,300 MW in the first nine months

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Iberdrola will supply wind energy to the BHP Olympic Dam mine project in South Australia

Half of the energy will be generated by its first hybrid wind power and solar farm in the world, and also the country’s most powerful: Port Augusta (320 MW). The agreement will enable the polymetallic mine to reduce emissions derived from electricity consumption by 50% by 2025 and will contribute to Anglo-Australian multinational BHP’s goal … Continue reading Iberdrola will supply wind energy to the BHP Olympic Dam mine project in South Australia

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Iberdrola will supply wind energy to BHP’s Olimpic Dam mining project in South Australia

Half of the energy will be generated by its first hybrid wind-solar farm in the world, and also the country’s most powerful: Port Augusta (320 MW). The agreement will enable the polymetallic mine to reduce emissions derived from electricity consumption by 50% by 2025 and will contribute to Anglo-Australian multinational BHP’s goal of reducing its … Continue reading Iberdrola will supply wind energy to BHP’s Olimpic Dam mining project in South Australia

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Iberdrola is painting wind turbine blades black and applying vinyl shapes resembling eyes to protect birdlife

Supporting solutions based on the findings of Norwegian research and the experience of French airports will allow renewable facilities to coexist in harmony with nature. Painting one of the three blades black on several wind turbines on the Cavar (Navarre) and Zorreras (Zahara de los Atunes, Cádiz) projects and installing vinyl shapes that resemble eyes … Continue reading Iberdrola is painting wind turbine blades black and applying vinyl shapes resembling eyes to protect birdlife

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GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

Milestone follows Vineyard Wind’s recent financial close for the project and earlier selection of GE as the preferred turbine supplier. GE Renewable Energy to supply 62 Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind power installation in the US. 800 MW offshore wind farm will power the equivalent of … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy receives wind turbine supply order for Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm

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Iberdrola bids to construct and operate a 1,500 km power line in Chile with investment over $2.5 billion

The company continues its commitment to develop modern electricity networks, which accounts for half of planned investments to 2025 and 2030, and to investing in new growth markets. Iberdrola leads a consortium made up of the Spanish network infrastructure specialist Elecnor, with over a decade of experience in Chile, and the Dutch pension fund APG … Continue reading Iberdrola bids to construct and operate a 1,500 km power line in Chile with investment over $2.5 billion

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Iberdrola and the Provincial Council of Bizkaia launch a global technology centre that will define the electricity grids of the future

Equipped with the latest advances in digitalisation, artificial intelligence and advance data analysis, the hub hosts 50 companies, technology centres and universities which are working on 120 projects worth €110 million Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán said: “We understood before anyone else that our commitment to decarbonisation could only be successful if we digitalised the electricity … Continue reading Iberdrola and the Provincial Council of Bizkaia launch a global technology centre that will define the electricity grids of the future

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Iberdrola to build 245 MW Avonlie solar farm in Australia

Iberdrola Australia is to build the Avonlie solar farm, a 245 megawatt (MW) plant that will be located near the town of Narrandera in New South Wales. The project will generate around 500 gigawatt hours (GW) of electricity per year, which is equivalent to powering more than 80,000 Australian homes and avoiding more than 157,000 … Continue reading Iberdrola to build 245 MW Avonlie solar farm in Australia

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Iberdrola buys partner CIP out of two U.S. offshore wind farms

Iberdrola has taken full control of two wind projects it has been developing off the U.S. coast with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), as part of a global ramp-up of its offshore business. The European wind power leader’s U.S. unit Avangrid will pay $167.5 million for CIP’s 50% stake in two projects: an 804 megawatt (MW) … Continue reading Iberdrola buys partner CIP out of two U.S. offshore wind farms

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Iberdrola commissions Arañuelo III, the first photovoltaic plant in Spain with a storage battery

The project cements the company’s leadership in innovation and renewables in Extremadura: this project, rightly described as an ‘incubator’ of new technologies, includes a 3 MW battery and 9 Mwh of storage capacity The project forms part of the Campo Arañuelo complex, which has involved an investment of 80 million euros and has breathed life … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions Arañuelo III, the first photovoltaic plant in Spain with a storage battery

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Vineyard Wind secures $2.3 bln loan

Vineyard Wind, which is on track to be the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, closed on a $2.3 billion loan and will begin construction in Massachusetts as soon as this week, the project’s developer said on Wednesday. The senior debt financing allows the project, a joint venture between Avangrid Inc and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, … Continue reading Vineyard Wind secures $2.3 bln loan

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Iberdrola will develop a 6,000 MW offshore wind energy portfolio in Taiwan

Establishes holding company and project offices in Taiwan to participate in the forthcoming Zonal Development offshore wind procurement Approximately 6 GW of development potential across three areas following significant planning and development site selection exercises undertaken in the past year Ambition to establish a long-term operation in Taiwan, contributing to local economy, skills and workforce … Continue reading Iberdrola will develop a 6,000 MW offshore wind energy portfolio in Taiwan

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Iberdrola promotes wind power in the US

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the chairman and Chief Executive of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, says he believes an electricity grid powered entirely with renewable energy is possible through a combination of solar, wind, hydroelectricity and batteries. Here are some of the highlights of the interview*: “When we started 20 years ago, we … Continue reading Iberdrola promotes wind power in the US

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Iberdrola mobilises green hydrogen in the Apenine railway hub in Italy

For this project, which has been preselected for investment from the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance, it will collaborate with AECOM, Ancitel Energia e Ambiente and Cinque International to breathe new life into areas depopulated and deindustrialised due to the earthquakes in 2009, 2016 and 2017 Among other projects, the plan includes developing the cross-country “Two … Continue reading Iberdrola mobilises green hydrogen in the Apenine railway hub in Italy

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Iberdrola, ranked on the FTSE4Good index since 2009

The group chaired by Ignacio Galán has met the demanding requirements of this sustainability benchmark for another year. For another year, Iberdrola has been included in the prestigious international index FTSE4Good, designed to facilitate investment into the most sustainable companies in the world, taking environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) criteria as a reference. The company … Continue reading Iberdrola, ranked on the FTSE4Good index since 2009

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Point of no return or opportunity to consolidate a new path?

Opinion article by Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio S. Galán, published in ‘Expansión’ on August 19. A few days ago, the sixth report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was published. It was based on 14,000 research articles, involved 234 scientists from 65 countries and incorporated 78,000 comments. Thanks to advances in climate science, … Continue reading Point of no return or opportunity to consolidate a new path?

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Iberdrola commissions the Herrera II wind energy complex

The onshore wind farm has the most powerful wind turbines in Spain, with 4.5 MW unit capacity, almost seven times more than the first machines installed two decades ago. A total of 800 local workers and numerous national suppliers have been involved in the construction of the project. The complex will produce enough clean energy … Continue reading Iberdrola commissions the Herrera II wind energy complex

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