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A Trip Round Whitelee Windfarm

Eaglesham Moore, a twenty minute drive from Glasgow’s city centre and home to the UK’s single largest on-shore windfarm: Whitelee. When I was first made aware of the site, I knew that it was a ...

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, ...

Love, Humour, Perspiration and Courage

* Author: Esther Castaño* A former boss of mine once told me that four ingredients were required for work: Love, Humour, Perspiration and Courage. “If you add those ingredients”, he said, “it’ll be easier to turn ...

From wood to batteries. How can energy be stored?

Hello everyone! I’ve been working in the energy sector for several years: 32 years in Iberdrola, to be specific. When I heard about this blog, I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to talk about ...

Two brothers at the head of the El Romeral windfarm

When they give us all those figures about renewable energy we really don’t pay much attention, because what’s really important to us is how a windfarm has succeeded in reinvigorating a village like ours, and ...