For Goldman Sachs EGP is a top pick

01/23/2012

Enel Green Power listed as one of this year’s best stocks. The investment bank highlights the advancements made in the wind power industry and states: “EGP has one of the best growth potential among industry leaders”

According to Goldman Sachs, the world’s primary investment bank, Enel Green Power is one of the best picks for 2012. In an equity research survey it concluded that, in a market characterised by strong uncertainties at various levels, Enel Green Power shows the best combination of growth potential, technological and geographical diversification and lowest exposure to possible monetary contractions.

Enel Green Power ended this past year fully achieving its installed capacity targets , exceeding 7,000 MW.

The target was successfully achieved in December after five new plants entered into service, thus reaching an annual capacity of 880MW, , exceeding its engagement towards the market.

concession for the construction of a 99MW wind farm in Chile The five facilities include a 24MW photovoltaic solar power plant combined with a geothermal power station in the US, two wind farms in Romania and two in Spain, for a total of over 150 MW. Enel Green Power also focused on wind power in the first part of 2012 , when it was granted a concession for the construction of a 99MW wind farm in Chile. After it will be online, the wind farm will generate 329 million kWh of clean energy per year, avoiding 217,000 tons of CO2 emissions and meeting the energy demand of almost 170,000 households in Chile.

 
 
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Where we operate

Installed capacity from renewables is 9,136 MW, produced by over 717 plants in 16 countries

Our technologies

Solar

Impianto Archimede

Solar

The potential of solar power worldwide, with particular reference to photovoltaic (PV) energy, is huge: according to the EPIA (European Photovoltaic Industry Association) the photovoltaic sector has been growing at an average rate of 35% in the last ten years. [...]

Wind

Impianto eolico Sardegna

Wind

Wind power has been experiencing an extraordinary development in the last few years. And it is expected to grow at a rate of 30% per year in the near future. [...]

Hydroelectric

Fortuna - Costa Rica

Hydroelectric

The generation of hydroelectric energy occupies the first place at a global level. At present, Enel Green Power controls plants in Europe, North America and Latin America. [...]

Geothermal

Geothermal Chiusdino

Geothermal

Italy is the country where geothermal energy has been exploited for the first time for industrial purposes and is currently one of the main producers of geothermal electricity in the world. [...]

Biomass

Canada - Saint Felicien

Biomass

The exploitation of biomass is an important chapter in Europe's development of renewable energy. This resource is expected to make a significant contribution in the production of electricity, heat and biofuels [...]

CO2 Neutral