Acciona Energy

Acciona Energy

Acciona Energy, a Spanish company, develops and manages renewable energy projects, including small hydro, biomass, solar energy and thermal energy, and the marketing of biofuels. It also has assets in the field of co-generation and wind turbine manufacture. As of 2007, it is carrying out research projects to produce hydrogen from wind power and to manufacture more efficient photovoltaic cells. [ Acciona Energy] ]

As of 2007, Acciona Energy is the largest developer, owner and operator of wind farms in the world, with 164 wind farms in nine countries representing over 4,500 megawatts (MW) of wind power installed or under construction. Acciona Energy is also the developer, owner and operator of Nevada Solar One, [cite web
last = Wald
first = Matthew
authorlink =
coauthors =
title = Turning Glare Into Watts
work =
publisher = New York Times
date = 2008-03-06
url =
format =
doi =
accessdate = 2008-03-06
] [ [ In the Desert, Harnessing the Power of the Sun by Capturing Heat Instead of Light] ] the world's first solar thermal plant built in more than 16 years, [ [ Acciona Dedicates 400 Acre 64MW Nevada Solar One Plant] ] and the third largest facility of its kind.

ee also



External links

* [ Company website (en Español)]
* [ Acciona's First Wind Turbine Plant in the U.S. Under Way]
* [ Acciona Acquires 1300 MW of Development Assets in Midwest]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Acciona — Infobox Company company name = Acciona, SA company company type = Public foundation = 1997 location = Madrid, Spain key people = José Manuel Entrecanales (Chairman of the Board) num employees = 27,015 (2005) revenue = € 9,044 million (2007)… …   Wikipedia

  • Acciona — Acciona, S.A. Tipo Sociedad Anónima Fundación 1997 (1931 Entrecanales y Tavora) Sede Madrid …   Wikipedia Español

  • Renewable energy industry — The present day renewable energy industry is an energy industry focusing on new and appropriate renewable energy technologies, which excludes large scale hydro electricity. Investors worldwide have paid much greater attention to this emerging… …   Wikipedia

  • Deployment of solar power to energy grids — depends largely upon local conditions and requirements. Many industrialized nations are installing significant solar power capacity in their grids as a reliable economic supplement or alternative to other power sources. Long distance transmission …   Wikipedia

  • Solar energy — is the light and radiant heat from the Sun that powers Earth s climate and weather and sustains life. Since ancient times it has been harnessed for human use through a range of technologies. Solar radiation along with secondary solar resources… …   Wikipedia

  • Nevada Solar One — is a concentrated solar power plant, with a nominal capacity of 64 MW and maximum capacity of 75 MW spread over an area of 400 Acres. The projected CO2 emissions avoided is equivalent to taking approximately 20,000 cars off the road annually. The …   Wikipedia

  • Wind power in Spain — Spain is one of the three world’s largest users of wind power with an installed capacity of 15,515 MW at January 2008.cite web | url=http://www.energias Cod=12262 Tipo= Nombre=Noticias |… …   Wikipedia

  • Waubra Wind Farm, Victoria — The Waubra Wind Farm is under construction and will consist of 128 wind turbines, with associated substations and an operations centre. Each wind turbine will generate 1.5 megawatts (MW), providing a total installed capacity of 192 MW. The wind… …   Wikipedia

  • Monte Alto photovoltaic power plant — The Monte Alto photovoltaic power plant in Spain has a generating capacity of 9.55 megawatts peak (MWp) and will generate 14 million kilowatt hours of electricity per annum. It cost 65 million euros [US$87 million].[1] The installation covers an… …   Wikipedia

  • Wind farm — Royd Moor Wind Farm in England …   Wikipedia