• Power & Utilities • Rome, RM
Enel is a multinational group based in Italy, a leading integrated player in the power and gas markets of Europe and Latin America, operating in 40 countries across 4 continents overseeing power generation from 98 GW of net installed capacity and distributing electricity and gas through a network spanning around 1.9 million km to serve around 61 million customers.
In 2011, Enel posted revenues exceeding 79.5 billion euros, EBITDA above 17.7 billion euros and net ordinary income of 4.1 billion euros. As of September 30th, 2012, the Group has nearly 75,000 employees and operates a wide range of hydroelectric, thermoelectric, nuclear, geothermal, wind, solar and other renewable power plants. About 42% of the power generated by Enel last year was carbon free.
Enel is strongly committed to renewable energy sources and to the research and development of new environmentally friendly technologies. Enel Green Power [EGP] is the Group’s publicly listed Company dedicated to the growth and management of power generation from renewable energy, operating around 7.6 GW of installed capacity relying on hydro, wind, geothermal, solar, biomass and co-generation sources in Europe and the Americas.
Enel is the first utility in the world to replace the traditional electromechanical meters of its 33 million Italian retail customers with smart meters that make it possible to measure consumption in real time and manage contractual relationships remotely. Enel is further deploying an additional 13 million smart meters to its customer base in Spain. This innovative tool is key to the development of smart grids, smart cities and electric mobility.