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Abu Dhabi renewables group Masdar reportedly considering acquiring stake in Iberdrola’s renewables assets

Link Securities | Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Emirate’s renewables group, is considering acquiring a stake in Iberdrola’s (IBE) renewable assets in the United States, according to Expansión. It would be a first move following the deal sealed last December, when the two groups agreed on an alliance to analyse investment opportunities valued at €15 billion. The initial agreement contemplated investments in offshore wind and hydrogen projects in several countries, including…

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Wind power supply chain improves and auctions could set cycle highs in IRR>WACC spread, good news for Iberdrola

Morgan Stanley | The team reviews the offshore wind segment for which they expect we will see inflection points in 2024. The team believes the problems seen in 2023 were not structural, so they expect the auctions planned for 2024 (57GW) could mark cycle highs in IRR>WACC spread… and become positive catalysts for their winners. The supply chain environment has also improved, with an increase in unit capex combined with…

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Iberdrola US subsidiary Avangrid pulls out of alliance with PNM Resources

Avangrid, Iberdrola’s US subsidiary, announced on Tuesday that it is terminating its merger agreement with PNM Resources due to non-compliance with the conditions set for the closing of the transaction.In this way, the group chaired by Ignacio Sánchez Galán renounces what was its big move to create an energy ‘giant’ in the United States with a market value after the merger of more than $20,000 million dollars (about €18,140 million)….

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Iberdrola signs largest-ever loan, €5.3 billion, with 33 banks

Link Securities| The company has signed the largest credit line in its history, for €5.3 billion, with 33 financial institutions, according to the business and financial daily Expansión. The loans, which will be used to refinance debt and boost new investments, are linked to a reduction in emissions and an increase in the percentage of women in senior positions. The credit line has a duration of five years, with the…

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Iberdrola, through ScottishPower, awards first contracts for £1.8 billion high-capacity undersea cable project

Alphavalue/DIVACONS| The Spanish utility, through its UK distribution subsidiary ScottishPower Energy Networks, has awarded the first contracts worth £1.8 billion for its high-capacity submarine cable project linking England and Scotland. This project, called Eastern Green Link 1 (EGL1) and built by a consortium formed by ScottishPower Energy Networks and National Grid Electricity Transmission, will consist of a kind of major electricity highway that will connect one of the most important…


Iberdrola wins five-year, €395-million renewables contract with Metro de Madrid

Alphavalue / Divacons| The utility has been awarded the supply of electricity with guaranteed origin from renewable energy sources for Metro de Madrid for a total amount of around €395 million over the next five years. Specifically, the energy company has been awarded the five lots put up for grabs by the Community of Madrid for the high and low voltage supply points of the metro network for the period…


Iberdrola partners with BP to roll out 11,700 EV charging points by 2030 in Spain and Portugal

Renta 4| The company has announced an agreement with BP through which they will deploy fast-charging points for electric vehicles in Spain and Portugal with renewable sources. A total of 5,000 points will be installed by 2025, and 11,700 points by 2030 for which an investment of €1,000 million will be made. Assessment: Positive news with limited impact. No details have been provided regarding returns on investment, prices or other…

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Iberdrola sells 49% of East Anglia 3 offshore wind farm to Masdar for €2 billion

Banco Sabadell| According to press reports, Iberdrola has agreed to give Masdar (the renewable energy arm of Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund) a stake in its East Anglia 3 offshore wind project in England. The project, with a capacity of 1,400 MW, began construction in 2022 and is scheduled to run until 2026. The deal values the project at €4 billion and Masdar would acquire up to 49% for €2…

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Iberdrola closes €465 million agreement with GIC to grow networks in Brazil

Banc Sabadell| Iberdrola (IBE) and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, have closed the €465 million (BRL 2.4 billion ) deal to develop new electricity transmission networks that they had announced in April and which has already been approved by the National Electricity Agency (ANEEL) and the Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE). Both companies will invest in operational transmission assets in Jalapao, Santa Luzia, Dourados, Atibaia, Biguacu, Sobral, Narandiba and…

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Iberdrola could recover around €700m of ScottishPower and Energy East acquisition bonuses following EGC ruling

Banc Sabadell: The General Court of the European Union (EGC) has ruled that the tax relief of the corporate income tax deduction for goodwill generated by the indirect purchase of shareholdings in companies abroad, both in direct and indirect acquisitions, is lawful. Thus, the EGC rejects the EC’s arguments that they are unlawful state aid and incompatible with the internal market. Assessment: Positive news, although with limited impact due to…