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. [http://www.waubrawindfarm.com.au/acciona/index.htm 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
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] [ [http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/17/business/17thermal.html?_r=1&oref=slogin 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, [ [http://www.worldofrenewables.com/index.php?do=viewarticle&artid=1429&title=acciona-dedicates-400-acre-64mw-nevada-solar-one-plant Acciona Dedicates 400 Acre 64MW Nevada Solar One Plant] ] and the third largest facility of its kind.

ee also

*Acciona

References

External links

* [http://www.acciona-energia.com/ Company website (en Español)]
* [http://www.renewableenergyaccess.com/rea/news/story?id=48338 Acciona's First Wind Turbine Plant in the U.S. Under Way]
* [http://home.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20070628005137&newsLang=en Acciona Acquires 1300 MW of Development Assets in Midwest]


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