Italy’s Enel says renewables powering growth in its 2018 profits

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Windpower Monthly:Renewable energy was the main driver behind Enel’s growth in operating profit, the power firm stated, and was its largest recipient of investment in the first nine months of the year.The Italian company’s reported earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) rose 6% year-on-year to €12.1 billion between 1 January and 30 September. It stated that this increase was “mainly driven by renewables”, and that – along with networks – clean energy sources contributed €670 million of earnings in this period.Enel increased its capital expenditure on renewables by 32% year-on-year, and with an investment of €2.65 billion, clean energy received more than any other business line as it did in 2017.The power company installed 3.3GW of new renewable energy capacity in the last 12 months, it stated. This total includes 613MW of new wind power capacity commissioned by its subsidiary Enel Green Power in the first nine months of 2018, including a 132MW project in Peru – the country’s largest wind farm.It also added hydro (62MW) geothermal (1MW) and ‘solar and others’ (1,112MW), but no new nuclear, coal, combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT), or oil and gas during this period.Enel’s wind fleet reached 7,438MW at the end of the third quarter: 8.75% of its 84,932MW total capacity. Hydro, coal, CCGT and oil and gas all had larger shares of this total. The Italian power company had 3,279MW of wind projects under construction (1,773MW) or ready to build (1,506MW) at end of Q3, more than any other power source.More: Clean energy ‘main driver’ of Enel’s earnings Italy’s Enel says renewables powering growth in its 2018 profitslast_img read more

Baldwinsville girls bowlers open with win over Central Square

first_imgIn the boys match, B’ville dropped a close 2-1 decision to the Redhawks, even though Dylan Williams shot a 609 series with a high game of 214.Dylan Love, with a 580 series and no game worse than 196, beat out a 574 series from Eric Hildreth as Dawson Bigtree had a three-game total of 519.Central Square, who improved to 3-0 this season, featured a 256 games and 660 series from Dimitri Queior and a 246 game and 614 series from Kevin Radziseski. Tags: Baldwinsvillebowling Not until last Friday were the Baldwinsville bowling teams able to take to the lanes to begin their respective 2019-20 seasons against Central Square.And it proved successful for the girls Bees, who blanked the Redhawks 3-0 at Green Acres Bowl with steady performances from its top three bowlers.Amelia Ponto shot a 578 series, with a high game of 211. Jenna Speich’s 201 game led to a three-game total of 537 as Jenna Hierzholer had a 534 set, helped by a 195 game. Kara Fredenburg led Central Square with a 510 series.center_img The Bees would take on Oswego in Tuesday’s home opener at B’ville Sports Bowl before a Friday trip to Lakeview Lanes to face Fulton.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditComment on this Story last_img read more