12 Facts About Abengoa


Abengoa, S A was a Spanish multinational company in the green infrastructure, energy and water sectors.

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Abengoa was founded in 1941 by Javier Benjumea Puigcerver and Jose Manuel Abaurre Fernandez-Pasalagua, and was based in Seville, Spain.

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Abengoa invests in research in sustainable technology, and implements these technologies in Spain as well as exporting them globally.

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Bechtel and Abengoa formed a consortium named "Aguas del Tunari" to file an unsolicited bid to the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia in 2000.

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Befesa has been until 2013 an Abengoa subsidiary specializing in the integral management of industrial wastes and the generation and management of water.

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Abengoa began its involvement in the development of solar technologies in 1984 with the construction of the Solar Almeria Platform in Spain.

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Abengoa are constructing three CSP plants in South Africa for Eskom, Khai, Xina and Kaxu Abengoa are constructing a 400kV Transmission line for Eskom.

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Telvent was an Abengoa subsidiary focused on information technology consulting and industrial automation.

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Abengoa Bioenergy is a global biotechnology company specializing in the development of new technologies in producing biofuels and biochemicals and promoting sustainability of raw materials.

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Abengoa Bioenergy has a joint venture biofuel plant with Ebro Puleva.

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Dyadic's license agreement with Abengoa Bioenergy gives them the right to use Dyadic's C1 platform technology to develop, manufacture and sell enzymes for use in second generation biorefining processes to convert biomass into sugars for the production of fuels.

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In January 2015, Abengoa announced it had raised $328 million from selling shares at its US division following further purchases of their stock from banks underwriting the offer.

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