Published on Jan. 14, 2013
Published on Oct. 26, 2012
In the 3 first quarters of this year, Iberdrola has achieved a 2,401 million Euros net profit, which means a 12% increase over the same period last year. This increase contrasts with the 36% drop of profits in Spain.
This national fall was due to a cutting in networking compensation, a decision passed by the Government in March, but yet to come into force. The cutting does not take into account the effect of the new fiscal measures on the production.
Fortunately for Iberdrola, their turnover in Spain represents only 25% of the group net profit, 616 million Euros. The rest comes from international commerce, which rose 52% in the same 9 months, up to 1,785 million Euros ...
Published on Aug. 20, 2012
A silicon purification plant in Brazil might be announced before the year 2012 is over, according to the chief of the renewable energy department at BNDES, Antonio Tovar.
Silicon is an essential element for the photovoltaic panel production process.
Such production has interested many businessmen, who have started to create projects located in Brazil during the last two years. Those projects mainly aim to mass-produce photovoltaic panels in this country. As a consequence, the negotiations with many potential silicon providers have started.
This process has been influenced by Annel, the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency, which expects consumers to install their own power production system for self-consumption.
The representatives at BNDES stated that the Brazilian bank would undertake to finance the ...
Published on Dec. 10, 2011
Russia's TNK-BP, developing a gas project in Vietnam acquired from its major shareholder BP, has also bid for ConocoPhillips assets in the Asian country, TNK-BP's head of upstream operations Alexander Dodds said last week.