Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), of the electricity generated in "Alto de la Degollada" 50 MW on-shore wind farm operating under low wind conditions (IEC IIIA) and thereafter distributed to a consumer in the Spanish electrical market.
The complex "Alto de la Degollada" is located between the municipalities of Castrojeriz and Los Balbases, (Burgos - Spain). This wind farm is composed of 25 Gamesa G90 2.0MW wind turbines with a total installed power of 50 MW.
Iberdrola today is one of the top five power utilities in the world by market capitalisation, and a global wind energy leader. With a history stretching back more than 150 years, the company has undergone a major growth and internationalisation process, basically after 2001. It is present today in the United Kingdom, the United States, Spain, Mexico and Brazil, markets in which it will continue to be active in the coming years.
Iberdrola is Spain's leading utility and one of the top energy companies in the United Kingdom following the integration of ScottishPower in 2007. It has strengthened its leadership in Brazil with the acquisition of Elektro. It is also the leading private electricity-generation company in Mexico and is consolidating its position in the United States, where in 2008 it closed the purchase of Energy East, today Iberdrola USA. The company agreed to the integration of is U.S. subsidiary into UIL Holdings Corporation last February, thus reinforcing its position in the American market by becoming one of the country's main utilities.
At the end of 2014 the Iberdrola Group had an installed capacity of over 45,000 megawatts (MW) worldwide and a balanced, efficient and diversified generation mix that guarantees its capacity to respond to any eventuality affecting the energy sector.
In addition, the firm and pioneering commitment to the development of renewable energy, in particular wind power, the use of the cleanest generation technologies and the respect for the environment have been the main pillars of Iberdrola's growth in recent years, and key factors to the Group's strong international expansion. Iberdrola is currently a worldwide giant in renewable energy, a sector in which it already has an installed capacity of more than 14,600 MW.
This EPD has been dually-registered under the scope of mutual recognition between the International EPD® System and AENOR GlobalEPD. The EPD thus has the right to bear the logotypes of both programmes.