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The revolution of smart grids

Published on July 12, 2012

 
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There is no doubt that smart grids will be a revolution for the energy sector and a challenge for the electric industry. This process started with the bet for renewable energies, but it is entering into a new dimension.

The change will not only affect the energy grids administration, but also the use consumers will make. Smart grids require revising the entire sector regulatory framework.

Besides, the change will not be gradual, but radical. The smart use of renewable energies offered by the grids will foster the presence of these energies in the market, and information and communication technologies will play a key role in this new concept of distributing the energy.

It is important to highlight that the advantages offered by smart grids will be bigger in the future, including telematic measuring, smart measuring and administration measuring for consumers.

Iberdrola will be present in New York and France

Published on April 11, 2012

 
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Iberdrola will invest a total amount of $2.346 million in the New York State through its two American subsidiaries: New York State Electric and Gas Corporation (NYSEG) and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation (RG&E).

From the budget announced, 40% will be destined to electricity transportation facilities, 26% to distribution facilities and 24% to the gas business. The total amount of the budget is divided between the two subsidiaries, the New York State Electric and Gas Corporation will invest $1.117 million and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation $1.169 milllion.

Iberdrola USA approved an investment plan of $416 million for 2012, $334 million in 2013 and $500 million for the following years. Along the period of the plan ...

IBERDROLA finishes the construction of a new wind power station in the USA

Published on March 7, 2012

 
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The new wind power station is placed in Blue Crick, a territory shared by the counties of Van Wert and Paulding, in the state of Ohio. The station is one of the biggest in the world and it has a power of 304 megawatts (MW).The station is equipped with technology developed by Gamesa, using 152 wind turbines of the model G90 (each one is 100 meters height and produces 2 MW power)

The Blue Crick wind power station created 20 permanent job positions, to add to the 500 hundred ones created during the construction stage, where 20 companies of the area collaborated.

IBERDROLA has already signed a sales contract of 100 MW produced by the station for the next ...

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