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Iberdrola invests €11 billion and net profit reaches €3.64 billion, up 17%

Ignacio Galán, Executive Chairman of Iberdrola

“The execution of the strategy presented last November is allowing us to grow, preserve financial strength and increase dividends.” 

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  • Interim dividend up 11% to 0.20 euros per share
  • Raising full year outlook to double-digit growth in net profit (excluding additional capital gains from asset rotation)
  • Financial strength: operating cash flow and asset rotation will allow the company to maintain Net Debt at 2022 levels
  • Liquidity of €20.2 bn, sufficient to cover 21 months of financial needs
Investments reach €11 billion in the last 12 months 
  • Networks assets base continues to grow in all geographies, reaching €41.3 billion euros.
  • Renewable capacity at 41,300 MW, with 3,100 MW of new renewable capacity added in the last 12 months.
Net profit up 17% to €3.64 billion
  • EBITDA reaches €10.8 billion (+13%), driven by positive tariff adjustments in the networks business and improvement in renewable output and margins in the EU. 
  • Net profit increases +17% or +22% excluding a non-cash exceptional item related to Mexico transaction.
  • Following the evolution of the year, the Board of Directors has approved a 2023 interim shareholder remuneration of Eur 0.20/share (+11%).
FY 2023 Net profit outlook raised to double-digit growth
  • The company is now forecasting double-digit net profit growth (excluding additional capital gains from asset rotation).
  • By year end, total assets expected to reach 150 billion euros and Net Debt to remain at level similar to 2022 (42-43 billion euros).
Reinforcing financial strength
  • Operating cash flow (FFO) reaches €11.1 billion in the last 12 months.
  • Improving ratios: FFO/Adjusted Net Debt of 23.2%
Strategic Plan Delivery

Growth based on Networks, with regulatory frameworks covering 96% of asset base closed to 2025 

  • 85% of supply chain agreements already in place to cover networks investment through to the end of 2025 (100% in Transmission investment). 

Renewable capacity up 3,100 MW in the last 12 months with close to 8,000 MW under construction 

  • 100% of supply chain contracts signed for projects with FID in place, and framework agreements secured for all other capacity additions for 2025.

Offshore wind growth secured: 3,500 MW in construction that will represent more than 10 billion euros in investments

  • Offshore wind capacity will reach 3,100 MW by 2025 and 4,800 MW in 2026/27.
  • All projects are being delivered on schedule, with supply chain fully secured, and 100% of the energy to be produced is secured under CfDs or sold through PPAs for 15-20 years. 
  • EBITDA contribution from offshore wind will reach €1.9 billion from 2026/27 vs 700m in 2022.
  • Mature pipeline of projects secured at competitive costs (€60/kW) to provide opportunities beyond 2027: 3,600 MW consented in the UK and US plus 8,000 MW of seabed rights.

Leaders in hydro pump storage, key technology in the energy transition: 100 million kWh of capacity

  • 20 million kWh of additional capacity under construction.

€7.5 billion asset rotation and partnership plan to 2025 completed, reinforcing balance sheet and maximizing access to growth opportunities

Capital Markets Day
  • The Group’s next Capital Markets Day will be held in March 2024.