- Date: 06/25/2009
The plant's daily production capacity will rise to 300,000 cubic metres, making it the world's largest desal project.
The signing of the contract by AdelaidAqua coincides with the official visit of the King and Queen of Spain, who were accompanied by ACCIONA Chairman & CEO, José Manuel Entrecanales, and other businessmen.
Mr. Entrecanales' trip to Australia is part of ACCIONA's strategic project of worldwide development and is aimed at enhancing the Company's presence in the country.
- Date: 06/22/2009
Using the Triple Bottom Line, ACCIONA has applied economic, social and environmental criteria to weigh up performance in 2008.
The Company has taken new steps towards introducing new specific strategies in Poland, USA, Canada, Mexico, Chile and Brazil, and has included Australia to this list of countries.
In 2008 ACCIONA activities and business avoided the net emission of 5.6 million tonnes of CO2 into the Earth's atmosphere, a 17% improvement on 2007.
- Date: 06/22/2009
The Company is a pioneer in raising its air conditioning temperature to 23ºC-24ºC during summertime working hours and allowing employees to dress more casually to make them feel more comfortable.
This initiative is part of the Company's Environmental Efficiency Plan 2008-2011, aimed at improving ACCIONA's performance with regard to energy efficiency, water use and generation of waste.
- Date: 06/17/2009
ACCIONA Agua will take on the operation and maintenance of Seville’s main water treatment plant, the wastewater services for Calatayud (Zaragoza) and two desalination plants on the island of Grand Canary; and will manage the integrated water cycle for the city of Soria.
The contracts, which come to a total of 21.2 million euros, will enable ACCIONA Agua to deliver water services to a population equivalent of more than 1.5 million inhabitants.
- Date: 06/16/2009
Once again, ACCIONA Agua are sponsors of AMTA (American Association of Membranes) and this year’s event will take place in Austin, Texas (USA).
ACCIONA consolidates its sustainable business model of Energy, Infrastructure and Water as a way of beating the crisisDate: 06/04/2009
The Company will pay out a supplementary dividend of €1.85 per share as of July 1st.
Daniel Entrecanales, Jaime Castellanos and Fernando Rodés join the Board of Directors.
- Date: 05/21/2009
The project will solve the longstanding problem of delivering integrated water cycle services to 5,000 residents in Andratx (Majorca, Spain).
This is the first contract awarded in Spain using the Competitive Dialogue procurement procedure, and is one of the biggest water management contracts awarded by the Balearic Isles regional government.
- Date: 05/13/2009
The company trimmed its 17.897 billion euro debt down to 5.37 billion euros at year-end 2008, and increased investment by 20.4%, to 387 million euros.
Revenues came to 1.395 billion euros, 10.7% down on last year's figure, as energy prices fell by 38%.
ACCIONA and the natural Heritage Foundation to develop environmental management and protection systems in Castille and LeonDate: 05/12/2009
ACCIONA and the Foundation sign a seven-year, five million euro Cooperation Agreement to carry out joint actions.
- Date: 05/12/2009
The Prize attracted over 500 entries, and the jury picked the picture that best reflects the idea of sustainability as a commitment to economic development, social well-being and respect for the environment.