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Iberdrola commits to maintaining its €3.5 B investment in the UK despite new regulatory framework

Link Securities | Iberdrola has committed to maintaining its planned 3 billion pounds (some 3.5 billion euros) investment in the UK. This is despite the new regulatory framework proposed for network operators in the country which limits profits, according to a report in Expansion. The Spanish electricity company explained on Thursday that it plans to continue to drive energy transformation in the UK as part of its transition towards an…


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Electricity sector: Moncloa looks to impose a charge on companies via decree law. We prefer Iberdrola and Ecoener

Banc Sabadell | The Government is looking for the “quickest” formula to increase tax pressure on the big electricity companies. The most feasible and fast option would be to implement a surcharge on corporate tax via a decree law, with which the the energy firms’ ‘windfall profits’ from the rise in prices would be additionally taxed. Given the technical complexity of this, it is being considered whether to include it…


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UK confirms ‘windfall tax’ for energy firms: Iberdrola, one of the most exposed

Banc Sabadell | The UK has confirmed the creation of a temporary tax on the windfall profits of energy companies (including oil and gas), with which it would raise 5 billion pounds (6 billion euros). The tax charge will be up to 25% on profits. At the same time, there will be compensations with tax exemptions on 90% of investments. In the Spanish press, and contrary to what other media…


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REPowerEU is more ambitious in renewables capacity, penetration; Iberdrola ToP Pick in integrated firms

Morgan Stanley | The details of REPowerEU are positive for the sector. In this note we analyse the changes to the new plan (the first one was 8 March). The objectives are more ambitious for the capacity and penetration in renewables, particularly in solar. Objectives have also been heightened for energy efficiency and an increase in carbon credits. For the time being it is more a political plan of intentions…


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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…


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Copying The Portuguese Regulated Electricity Tariff System In Spain Would Reduce The Price By 40%, According To The Chairman Of Iberdrola

The chairman of Iberdrola, Ignacio Sánchez Galán, yesterday called for a modification of the regulated electricity tariff (PVPC): “We have a differential element which is the design of our regulated tariff, unique in Europe. If a design similar to that of other countries is made, the regulated tariff, which only affects ten percent of the energy consumed in Spain, could fall by between 30% and 40%”, he told the media…


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Iberdrola Posted Net Attributable Profit Of €3.88 Billion

Helped by increased investments and international expansion, in 2021 the company posted €3.88 billion net profit, up by 8%. The positive growth in the United States and Brazil has offset the negative performance of the generation and supply business, affected by high energy prices in Spain and the United Kingdom.  Ebitda exceeds €12 billion (+20%). The company has delivered its gross operating profit forecast for 2022 one year early Improved…


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Iberdrola signs agreement to enter the Philippine market with 5 marine wind farms

Renta 4 | Iberdrola (IBE) has signed with Triconti ECC Renewables and Stream Invest Holding an option allowing it to enter the Asian country with 5 marine wind farms, the total capacity of which would reach 3,5 GW. Triconti is the biggest independent wind energy developer in the Philippines, while Stream Invest Holding is a Swiss renewable energy group. All the projects come with an assured service contract with the Philippine…


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Iberdrola, via its UK arm Scottish Power, will join a consortium to analyse opportunities for exporting green hyrdrogen from Scotland to Germany

BancaMarch |The Spanish power company, via its UK affiliate Scottish Power, is to sign up to a consortium with other groups to analyse future opportunities to export green hydrogen from Scotland to Germany. The project is called Scot2Ger and has been commissioned by Scotland’s business association Scottish Enterprise. It also has the backing of the Scottish government and other public bodies. Scottish Power will specifically take charge of creating a…


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Iberdrola To Invest £6 billion In An Offshore Wind Farm In The UK

Iberdrola will invest £6 billion (7.1 billion euros) in the UK through its subsidiary Scottish Power to develop the East Anglia Hub offshore wind farm complex. Iberdrola’s chairman made the announcement at the Global Investment Summit organised by Boris Johnson to boost foreign investment. The British PM thanked “for the investment and commitment to the country. You are always welcome”. The East Anglia Hub will be one of the largest…