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Brookfield, BlackRock, Schroders and Masdar to bid for 49% of an Endesa PV portfolio valued at €2.4 billion

Link Securities | Brookfield, BlackRock, Schroders and Masdar are competing for a 49% stake in Endesa’s renewables portfolio, in a deal that could be worth around €1.2 billion, as the total portfolio is valued at around €2.4 billion, according to today’s edition of Expansión newspaper. In the final stretch of the bidding for these assets are also the Danish fund AIP Management and the Thai state-owned oil company PTTEP. The…

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Endesa handles over 100 calls from customers in Balearics due to storm damaging low-voltage lines

Link Securities| The company estimates that more than 5,500 customers were left without electricity supply yesterday due to the storm affecting the Balearic Islands, according to Expansión today. The storm yesterday affected 18 medium-voltage lines that suffered failures. Endesa assigned 40 professionals to work in the field and another 40 to carry out manoeuvres in the company’s control centre. Endesa received more than 100 calls from customers for damage to…

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Endesa to deploy more than 1,000 MW of wind power projects on its As Pontes plant site in La Coruña

Link Securities | The company has just received authorisation from the government to close its As Pontes (Coruña) thermal power plant, the largest in Spain, and will deploy a portfolio of wind power projects of more than 1,000 MW, most of which will be linked to industrial initiatives for the economic development of Galicia, according to Expansión today In a statement, Endesa also recalled that it has carried out a…

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Endesa reports net profit of €594m to March, 76% higher than in same period in 2022

Norbolsa| The energy company published yesterday its 1Q23 results, reaching a net profit of €594m (versus €560m consensus), registering a 76% growth compared to the same period last year. The group’s EBITDA increased by 60% to €1,460m (versus consensus of €1,420m), mainly driven by its conventional generation division (+78% year-on-year), which benefited from lower gas prices, as well as the normalisation of the marketing margin. The NTI increased to €11,600m…


S&P lowers Endesa outlook to negative from stable

Banco Sabadell | S&P has lowered its outlook for Endesa from stable to negative, in line with the action it took in the case of ENEL (holds 70% of the Spanish utility). However it has maintained the rating at BBB+. Valuation: The news has a negative slant, although the impact is limited. The planned investments, along with the increase in debt, are behind this revision.

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Tax on energy firms could mean €400 M for Endesa, €300 M for Iberdrola and €200 M for Naturgy

Norbolsa | The government has unveiled its proposal for temporary special taxes on energy firms. The tax would mean a charge of 1.2% on revenues in 2022 and 2023 and payment would start in 2022. We estimate the following impact in 2022e for the big Spanish utilities: Endesa 400 million euros, Iberdrola 300-320 million and Naturgy 160-200 million. The impact is a guideline, given that we still do not have…

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Electricity companies ask for extraordinary tax on profits, not revenues

Banc Sabadell | The Royal Decree on energy has been approved and the electricity companies are still asking that in Spain profits are taxed and not revenues. Yesterday the Cabinet approved the Decree which includes: Cut in VAT on gas from 21% to 5% up to December (which could be extended until 2023). Application of the “Iberian exception” to co-generation plants (600 installations) Service mechanism for rapid demand response, allowing industries…


The Excessive Profits Of The Electricity Companies, Where Are They?

Fernando González Urbaneja | Several ministers in conversations with journalists have complained about the excessive, extraordinary, abusive… profits of the electricity companies. These adjectives have been heard in Parliament from the mouths of more than a few dubiously documented parliamentarians. It would be desirable for such descriptions to be followed by explanations and figures, because where there are no accounts, stories dominate. To begin with, it would be useful to…


Endesa wins floating solar energy tender for a dam in Portugal; first auction of its kind in the Iberian Peninsula

Alphavalue | Endesa, via its affiliate Endesa Generación Portugal, has won a connection right for 42 MW to install a floating photovoltaic solar energy project in the Portuguese dam Alto do Rabagão. The company said the auction it participated in was the first floating solar energy project for dams in the Iberian Peninsula. The investment required will be 115 million euros, Endesa said. Endesa won the floating solar energy project…

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Spanish Utilities To Lose €800-1Bn With The Cut In Windfall Profits, 5% Of Their EBITDA

On Tuesday, the Ministry for Ecological Transition presented a draft bill to the Council of Ministers to put an end to windfall profits, i.e. to put an end to the over-remuneration of nuclear and hydroelectric power in order to reduce consumers’ electricity bills, which have risen considerably, among other things, due to the increase in CO2 emissions.According to government sources, the proposal would respect the European regulatory framework (where there should be no discrimination by technology) and would be similar to that existing between 2006/2009, with the reduction of a part of the CO2 “dividend” to non-emitting plants prior to 2005 that sell energy on the market.