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Setting Worldwide Standards for Corporate Security in the Energy Industry

* Author: Keri Glitch * Did you know that the U.S. energy industry had the greatest number of reported security threats last year? According to the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), a 24×7 cybersituational awareness, ...

The Energy Company Obligation: this is how energy efficiency measures work in the United Kingdom

* Author: Heather Watts * Today I want to talk about a Government obligation focused on the energy efficiency improvement of UK homes: The Energy Company Obligation (ECO). The ECO is a UK Government legal obligation that mandates ...

Congratulations, Lucas!

* Author: Luis Espí Navarro* The Mediterranean Basin Unit of the Hydraulic Generation Division has reasons to celebrate, as 6th October of this year marks the 100th anniversary of its Lucas de Urquijo hydroelectric power plant, ...

Up All Night To Make It Work

Most people I know expect the light switch to work every time they flip it, but few understand that there is an army of around-the-clock workers throughout the country making that happen. At Iberdrola Renewables, ...

My journey

On the 23rd of August 2013 I headed into my high school to collect my GCSE results. The same results that would depend on me heading into work and luckily they were exactly what I ...

Dam operation: the people that look after the giants

* Author: Noemí Valiente Sánchez * In Dam Operation every single piece of data, every idea and every person is important. My name is Noemí and I’m in charge of auscultation monitoring of the dams located in the ...

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 ...

ScottishPower Foundation

I was delighted to be invited to become a Trustee and Executive Officer of the new Scottish Power foundation last year and to be involved in establishing this new initiative. My background before joining ScottishPower ...

Energy for Europe’s Industrial Renaissance

Investment needs in the European energy sector for the period 2012-2035 amount to USD $2.6 trillion, according to estimates by the International Energy Agency. To undertake these investments, governments must ensure stable and predictable regulatory ...

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, ...