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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 ...

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 ...

ScottishPower stands out for strong commitment to renewable energies and innovation

It was in July 2011 at a scholarship awards ceremony to study a Master’s degree in Energy and Environment where Manuel Marín, President of the Iberdrola Foundation said: “You have been selected from among the ...

La Muela: centenary mirror of our expertise

* Author: José Navarro Torrijos* I am aware that many visitors to the Cortes-La Muela hydroelectric power station are very impressed when they come up close to this feat of civil and electromechanical engineering. When we ...

Elektro offers guidelines about precautions to take with the electrical grid during school holidays

* Author: Tatiana Martinelli* With the welfare of the communities served and the quality of the electrical power supply in mind, Elektro is undertaking actions throughout the year that reinforce the precautions to take with the ...

The chance to gain first-hand knowledge of what it’s like to work for a large company

Hi everyone! We are María Luz Cruz, Marta Cristos and Ángel Galán, three scholarship holders from Fundación Iberdrola. This year, we’ve been studying Energy and the Environment here in Spain. More specifically, we’ve been taking ...

Spain’s bittersweet energy sector reform

The reform of the energy sector approved by the government on 12 July deserves a calm assessment, but at the same time emphasizing the bittersweet taste left by these measures. We all agree on the ...

Positive aspects of CO2

My name is Elías Rodríguez and I’m in charge of the Chemistry and Environment area in Iberdrola’s Thermal Generation division.  As you may well imagine, most of my work revolves around CO2, both reducing the ...

Santo Estevo II hydroelectric power plant, a huge project built in record time

The completion of the Santo Estevo II project (Orense) is now a reality. February 2013 marked the end of the process of commissioning this power plant, which was built in record time since the first ...

I joined the wind energy industry to become part of the solution to those challenges

Like so many others at Iberdrola Renewables, wind energy has become my life’s work. I came to it from a career working air quality issues, and from that I knew the status quo of conventional ...