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Iberdrola’s energy services save the day

A couple of months ago, my mother, a widow in her eighties still in good health and able to live alone, called me in a panic because there had been a power cut at her ...

The Radar Programme: “Looking after myself and my colleagues”

Five years have gone by since the first pilot groups were set up in the RADAR Programme. We are now in a position to confirm that the initial goals have been met: on the one ...

A walk down memory lane to see the ‘saltos del Duero’ hydroelectric complex

I first started working at the Almendra dam in the year 1967 as a maintenance electrician. It was the first time I took part in a major project and I was just 18 years of ...

Managing the grid that takes electricity into the home

Managing the grids that take electricity into homes and factories is an essential task. It’s what we do at Iberdrola´s Distribution Operations Centre (COD) in Toledo, where we manage the electricity grid from the interconnections ...

Protecting our no.1 value: safety

When we at Elektro talk about safety, as in the rest of the Group, we are in no doubt that it is our No.1 value. And for that to remain the case, we carry out ...

Day-to-day work at the Generation Control Centre

Iberdrola has a control centre which is known as the ‘Despacho Central de Generación‘ or DCG. This control centre enables three basic functions in an electricity system: guaranteeing the security of supply of the system, ...

All set for the 2014 edition of the General Shareholders’ Meeting

The invitations for Iberdrola’s 2014 General Shareholders’ Meeting have already been sent out. It is scheduled to take place on Friday 28 March 2014. As soon as one General Meeting is over, Iberdrola immediately starts ...

Staff at Monterrey cogeneration plant celebrate its 10th birthday

Our colleagues at the Monterrey cogeneration plant in Mexico have been celebrating its first 10 years of operation, completed in the summer. The facility goes back to 2001 when the need emerged to supply both ...

Central Maine Power storm clearinghouse combines creativity and community connections to feed hungry workers

Iberdrola USA subsidiary Central Maine Power (CMP) utilizes a Storm Clearinghouse that arranges for meals, lodging, equipment delivery and a broad range of other services to meet the needs of the company and its employees ...

Keeping the lights on when storms blow

In December 1998 parts of the UK were battered with some of the worst storms on record for over 30 years. The famous Boxing Day Storm sent wind speeds up to 125mph across central Scotland ...