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Encyclopedia > Iberdrola
Iberdrola
Type S.A. (corporation)
Founded 1 November 1992
Headquarters Bilbao, Spain
Industry Electric
Products Electricity, Telephone, Internet, Natural Gas, Security
Website http://www.iberdrola.com
Iberdrola tower, in Bilbao, now in construction

Iberdrola, S.A., (BMAD: IBE) is one of the leading private electric utilities worldwide and the largest renewable energy operator in the world. Its services reach 16 million customers, over nine million in Spain. Its operations include generation, transmission, distribution and marketing of electricity and natural gas. Image File history File links Iberdrola_logo. ... S.A. is the abbreviation of Société Anonyme in French, Spółka Akcyjna in Polish, Sociedad Anónima in Spanish, Sociedade Anónima in Portuguese, or Naamloze Venootschap (N.V.) in Dutch, generally designating corporations in various countries. ... is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... La Muy Noble y Muy Leal e Invicta (The most noble and most loyal and undefeated) Location Location of Bilbao in Spain and Biscay Coordinates : , Time zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer : CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Bilbao (Basque) Spanish name Bilbao Nickname El Botxo (the hole) Founded 15... The article on electrical energy is located elsewhere. ... Electricity (from New Latin Ä“lectricus, amberlike) is a general term for a variety of phenomena resulting from the presence and flow of electric charge. ... For other uses, see Telephone (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Security (disambiguation). ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Bolsa de Madrid Bolsa de Madrid (Madrid Stock Exchange) is the largest and most international of Spains four regional stock exchanges located in Barcelona, Bilbao, and Valencia that trade shares and convertible bonds and fixed income securities, both government and private-sector debt. ... A public utility is a company that maintains the infrastructure for a public service. ... Renewable energy effectively utilizes natural resources such as sunlight, wind, tides and geothermal heat, which are naturally replenished. ... Electricity (from New Latin Ä“lectricus, amberlike) is a general term for a variety of phenomena resulting from the presence and flow of electric charge. ... For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). ...


Iberdrola is a 100-year-old company based in Bilbao devoted to the national and international energy sector. As of March 2006, it had an installed capacity of 3914 megawatts from renewable sources of which 3598 megawatts come from wind power. La Muy Noble y Muy Leal e Invicta (The most noble and most loyal and undefeated) Location Location of Bilbao in Spain and Biscay Coordinates : , Time zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer : CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Bilbao (Basque) Spanish name Bilbao Nickname El Botxo (the hole) Founded 15... The megawatt (symbol: MW) is a unit for measuring power corresponding to one million (106) watts. ... World renewable energy in 2005 (except 2004 data for items marked* or **). Enlarge image to read exclusions. ... An example of a wind turbine. ...


In November 2006 Iberdrola made a bid to buy Scottish Power and this was completed in April 2007. The merger created the third largest utility in Europe, and generates around 6000 megawatts of renewable energy. Iberdrola is also Spain's largest nuclear energy producer. The price offered for Scottish Power by Iberdrola, which generates most of its energy from coal fired power stations and natural gas, is 40 percent higher than a bid a year earlier from E.ON of Germany. Scottish Power Limited is a vertically integrated energy company with its headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland, and a subsidiary of the Spanish utility Iberdrola. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... This article concerns the energy stored in the nuclei of atoms; for the use of nuclear fission as a power source, see Nuclear power. ... E.ON AG (ISIN: DE0007614406, NYSE: EON, LSE: EON) , based in Düsseldorf, Germany, is an energy corporation, one of the 30 members of the DAX stock index of major German companies. ...


Building of Iberdrola's new headquarters (Iberdrola Tower) in Bilbao will start in 2007. The tower will be 165 meters high and has been designed by architect Cesar Pelli. For other uses, see Architect (disambiguation). ... Pellis Petronas Twin Tower César Pelli (born October 12, 1926 in Tucumán, Argentina) is a noted architect known for designing some of the worlds tallest buildings and other major urban landmarks. ...


Some 8% of the shares are owned by Grupo ACS.[1] Grupo ACS, (Actividades de Construcción y Servicios, SA), is a Spanish company dedicated to civil and engineering construction, all types services and telecommunications. ...


References

  1. ^ Shareholder information

See also

Spanish energy policy anticipates generating 30% of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources by 2010, with half of that amount coming from wind power in Spain. ...

External links

  • Official website
  • IBERDROLA, World Leader in Renewable Energy, Enters the U.S. Market with the Forthcoming Acquisition of Community Energy, Inc.
  • Iberdrola Has the Wind at its Back
  • Iberdrola Renewables.
  • Spanish Energy Spin-off Takes Flight

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Iberdrola is the second largest electricity utility in Spain and is actively present in the electricity distribution market in Brazil and in the generation market in Mexico.
From the financial point of view, in 2002 the net sales of Iberdrola were of 9,549.3 million €, its activities generated an EBIT of 1,564.2 million € and consolidated net profits of 962.6 million €.
Iberdrola has been recognised as a long-term based profitable company with a high degree of involvement within the community where it operates.
Iberdrola reports 26 pct rise in profits - Boston.com (229 words)
Iberdrola SA, Spain's second-largest electricity company, said Wednesday third-quarter profit rose 26 percent as international and renewable energy operations offset lost income as a result of regulatory changes.
In the first nine months of the year, Iberdrola's net profit increased 26 percent to euro1.24 billion (US$ 1.55), up from euro984 million (US$ 1.2 billion) in the same period in 2005, the company said in a statement.
Iberdrola's shares have rallied almost 19 percent since October on speculation about a merger with rival Union Fenosa SA.
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