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Iberdrola’s Chairman Advocates Energy Storage and Local Community Involvement for Renewable Expansion at Davos Forum

(IN BRIEF) Ignacio Galán, the Executive Chairman of Iberdrola, stressed the significance of energy storage in accelerating investments in renewables during his participation in the Davos Forum session on tripling renewables. Galán emphasized the need for investments in electricity distribution … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Secures €5.3 Billion Credit Facility with ESG Commitment

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola, a major energy company, has secured a €5.3 billion credit facility in its largest-ever financing deal. This credit line, signed with 33 international banks, is linked to sustainability objectives, including reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s Commitment to Innovation Garners Second Consecutive Recognition from European Commission

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola, a major energy company, has received recognition as the world’s leading private utility for investment in innovation and development, marking its second consecutive year of achievement in this regard. The European Commission’s report, ‘The 2023 Industrial R&D … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Makes Strides in Offshore Wind Leadership with Saint-Brieuc and Baltic Eagle Projects

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola, a prominent energy company, is making significant progress in its offshore wind initiatives with notable achievements in the Saint-Brieuc and Baltic Eagle projects. The Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, the second-largest in France, is near completion despite challenges … Read the full press release

UAE and Spain Collaborate on Boosting Renewable Energy Capacity

(IN BRIEF) Dr Sultan Al Jaber, Chairman of Masdar, and Ignacio Galán, Executive Chairman of Iberdrola, met in Madrid to discuss increasing renewable energy capacity and supporting global net-zero goals. The meeting took place ahead of the UAE hosting the … Read the full press release

Iberdrola’s Governance Excellence Acknowledged by World Finance for Tenth Consecutive Year

Iberdrola's Governance Excellence Acknowledged by World Finance for Tenth Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola, a Spanish energy company, has been awarded for its outstanding corporate governance practices by World Finance for the tenth time. The recognition highlights Iberdrola’s commitment to continuously updating its Governance and Sustainability System and its dedication to … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Mexico and Mexico Infrastructure Partners Agree on Asset Acquisition for $6 Billion

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola Mexico and Mexico Infrastructure Partners (MIP) have signed an agreement where MIP’s trust will acquire 55% of Iberdrola’s gross operating profit (EBITDA) in Mexico, including associated contracts and over 410 jobs. The agreement allows Iberdrola to focus … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank and Iberdrola to Drive Energy Transition with €1 Billion Agreement

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Iberdrola have signed a €1 billion financing agreement to accelerate the energy transition in Europe. The partnership aims to develop 19 solar power plants and 3 onshore wind farms in Spain, Portugal, … Read the full press release

Iberdrola, the Spanish leader in clean energy, sells 49 percent stake in its first operational offshore wind farm in Germany for EUR 700 million

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 14-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola (BME: IBE), a Spanish multinational leader in clean energy and a pioneer in the deployment of smart grids, has announced the sale of  49 percent stake in its first operational offshore wind … Read the full press release

Cummins and Iberdrola to accelerate green hydrogen production and develop business opportunities in electrolyzer market in Spain

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 24-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest energy companies Iberdrola and global power leader Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) together with government leaders announce its plans for one of the world’s largest electrolyzer plants for the … Read the full press release

Iberdrola to ensure 70% of its main suppliers worldwide comply with environmental, social and governance objectives by 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 29-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola to promote ESG criteria to its more than 22,000 suppliers worldwide, from which it makes purchases worth 20 billion euros a year. ESG criteria -environmental, social and … Read the full press release

Iberdrola 1H-2020: €1.84 billion net profit; reaffirms its guidance for the end of the year

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 22-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Spanish multinational electric utility company Iberdrola has announced its first half of 2020 results including guidance for the entire 2020. Commenting on the results, Ignacio Galán, CEO of Iberdrola, said that the company … Read the full press release

Iberdrola identified as one of the most highly-engaged participants during the UN Global Compact Leaders Week in New York

Ignacio Galán in New York

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK,  23-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola‘s ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business has today been recognized as the company has been named as a Global Compact LEAD participant. Iberdrola was … Read the full press release

Iberdrola expects to increase its renewable generation in the United States to around 10,000 megawatts (MW) by the end of 2022

Bilbao, Spain, 28-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola, has made some statements to journalist Scott DiSavino from Reuters regarding his attendance at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018 being held in New York. Galán said the company expects to spend … Read the full press release

Iberdrola chairman Ignacio Galán participated in the ‘UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018’ in New York

The company has committed itself at the United Nations to supporting and promoting the empowerment of women in society At the UN headquarters, the chairman of Iberdrola participated in the ‘UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2018’ which gathers global leaders … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán reaffirms Iberdrola’s commitment to fighting climate change at a meeting in Madrid with Spain’s Minister Álvaro Nadal

BILBAO, 28-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After meeting Spain’s Minister for Galán defends that the company’s application for the orderly closure of its two coal-fired power plants left worldwide is consistent with the group’s determination to tackle effects of climate change by … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán receives the Duke of Ahumada Award for excellence in corporate security

During the conference ‘Security as a core element of the company’s strategy and its added value’ The Chairman of the Company thanked the Civil Guard for this recognition and stated that the security of people and infrastructures is one of … Read the full press release

Iberdrola Chairman Ignacio Galán tops ‘2017 All-Europe Executive Team’ ranking by the Institutional Investor Research Group

Iberdrola’s CFO, José Sainz Armada, was also ranked as Best CFO within the same category The company was also selected as having the Best Investor Relations team in the industry BILBAO, Spain, 27-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio … Read the full press release

Iberdrola inaugurates the new San Pedro II hydroelectric complex in Galicia

The Chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio Galán, and the President of the Regional Government (Xunta) of Galicia, inaugurated the new San Pedro II hydroelectric complex this morning The commissioning of this facility marks the conclusion of the extension that has been … Read the full press release

Fundación IBERDROLA awarded energy & environment scholarships and grants to students and young researchers

The goal is to contribute towards the training young high calibre professionals who are capable of leading the process of transforming the energy model The award ceremony was attended by the Chairman of IBERDROLA, Ignacio Galán, the Chairman of the … Read the full press release

IBERDROLA won Energy Intelligence’s 2013 Award for Leadership in New Energy

From the prestigious US group ‘Energy Intelligence’ The Company placed first in a ranking of the top 100 green utilities compiled at the end of 2012 by Energy Intelligence and based on CO2 emissions and renewable energy capacity 28-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — IBERDROLA has received the 2013 … Read the full press release