NTR In The News
NTR plc Group features regularly in print, online and broadcast media, both in Europe and North America. We have selected some recent items that highlight what the world is saying about the Group and our businesses.
In The News
Green Plains Renewable Energy Smashes Estimates Sees Strong 4th Quarter
http://www.reuters.com : October 27 2010
Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE) smashed estimates after the bell today posting an EPS of $0.23/share vs the analyst estimate of just .13/share on revenues of $496 million vs the analyst estimate of $433 million. That’s a 5 percent bump in EPS over the year ago quarter and a 37 percent surge in revenues. That’s the sixth straight profitable quarter and the company expects to remain profitable next year. Not too shabby for any company especially an ethanol company.
NTR Encounters Surprises In Solar and Wind Projects
Green Tech Media : October 08 2010
“If you cut us,” said Jim Barry, CEO of Dublin-based renewables developer NTR, “we bleed development.” One aspect of development is foremost in Barry’s thinking today. “When you overlay the risk profile of launching new technology in 2010 against the state of financial markets and the general macroeconomic context,” he said, “you have challenges.”
US Solar Power Project Boost For NTR
Irish Examiner : October 07 2010
A subsidiary of Irish renewable energy group NTR has achieved a major breakthrough in becoming the first company to gain national approval in the US for a full commercial-scale solar power project.
California To Get Two Solar Plants
The Wall Street Journal : October 06 2010
The U.S. on Tuesday approved construction of two solar-power facilities that will be built on federal public land in California.
US Interior Secretary Approves Two Large California Solar-Power Projects
Dow Jones Newswires : October 05 2010
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Tuesday approved construction of two California solar-power facilities that will be built on federal public land.
Solar Project On U.S. Land In California Approved, Group Says
Bloomberg : October 05 2010
Regulators will announce approval today of the first solar-power project on federal land that produces electricity by focusing sunlight to generate heat, according to an environmental group supporting the proposal.
NTR Sells Off Most Of Its Road Assets In €50m Deal
The Irish Independent : October 01 2010
Utility group National Toll Roads (NTR) has sold most of its remaining road assets in Ireland for €50m, with the operating concession for the East Link toll bridge in Dublin having been offloaded by the group to a Dutch investment fund. The transactions bring to an end a 10-month sale process.
NTR Sells Road Assets For €50m
The Irish Times : October 01 2010
NTR IS raising €50 million by selling the East-Link toll bridge in Dublin and a range of other Irish road assets, including is shareholding in the Dundalk Western Bypass in Co Louth. The sales will largely mark the group’s exit from toll roads.
NTR To Sell Dublin's East-Link Toll Bridge
RTE.ie : September 30 2010
NTR says its roads subsidiary National Toll Roads Limited has agreed a deal to sell a number of its Irish road assets for €50m, including Dublin’s East-Link toll bridge.
Green Plains Renewable To Buy Global Ethanol
Inside Ireland : September 29 2010
NTR-owned ethanol producer Green Plains Renewable Energy is to buy Global Ethanol LLC for $169.2m.