ACCIONA Energía is a global operator in clean energies with over 20 years’ experience in the sector and a strong presence in five renewable technologies for the production of electricity. With a 100% commitment to clean energies, ACCIONA Energía is the world largest renewables-only power company. It owns and operates 220wind parks (7,212 MW), 79 small hydro plants (888 MW), 6 thermal solar plants (314 MW), two of the biggest photovoltaic facilities in the world (143 MWp) and three biomass plants (61 MW). It generated 20.8 TWh of electricity from renewable sources in 2015. The company also develops, constructs and operates projects for other customers in wind and photovoltaic technology.
ACCIONA Energía is already present in Africa, where it constructed and operates a 138-MW wind farm (Gouda) and a 94-MWp PV plant (Sishen) in South Africa. The Company also has other projects under development in this country, and is looking for new business opportunities within the African renewable energy sector.
It belongs to the ACCIONA Group, one of the leading Spanish corporations, which operates in infrastructures, energy, water and services in over 30 countries. Its corporate motto “Pioneers in development and sustainability” reflects its commitment — in all its activities — to contribute to economic growth, social welfare and the protection of the environment. This effort has been recognized through its listing on the Dow Jones (DJSI) and FTSE4Good sustainability indexes. ACCIONA is quoted on the Ibex-35 stock index, has a workforce of around 33,000 worldwide and earned revenues of 6.5 billion euros in 2015.