Iberdrola USA Foundation Announces Energy and Environment Scholarship Recipients

    Iberdrola USA Foundation Announces Energy and Environment Scholarship

Two students will enter master's programs at the University of Maine and three
at the University of Rochester

PR Newswire

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2013

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Iberdrola USA Foundation, in
conjunction with Fundacion Iberdrola of Spain and Scottish Power are pleased
to announce this year's Iberdrola Scholarship Program for Energy and
Environment Postgraduate Studies in the U.S. recipients. The following
students will receive more than $300,000 in total for graduate studies in
Maine or New York for the 2013/2014 academic year.

University of Maine – Orono, ME

  oMathew Fowler – Bangor, Maine - Master's of Science in Mechanical
    Engineering - offshore wind platforms (Funded by Iberdrola USA
  oJavier Moreno DeSalas – Madrid, Spain - Master's of Science in Mechanical
    Engineering - offshore wind platforms (Funded by Fundacion Iberdrola.)

University of Rochester – Rochester, NY

  oSamuel Steven – Rochester, New York - Master's of Science in Engineering -
    Optics and Technical Entrepreneurship and Management (Funded by Iberdrola
    USA Foundation.)
  oSamuel Sowden Garcia – Madrid, Spain - Master's of Science in Engineering
    - Alternative Energy (Funded by Scottish Power)
  oJose Alberto Medina Jimena – Ubeda, SPAIN - Master's of Science in
    Engineering - Alternative Energy (Funded by Fundacion Iberdrola.)

"Iberdrola and Iberdrola USA believe it's our duty to help identify and
develop the next generation of renewable energy leaders," said Bob Kump, CEO
of Iberdrola USA. "This scholarship program is another page in our long
history of environmental stewardship and concern for the future of the planet.
We're very proud of these scholars and wish them much success."

Global energy leader, Iberdrola S.A., established the scholarship program in
2010 to support graduate studies in renewable energy, environmental
protection, climate change and energy efficiency. Each grant covers the full
cost of enrollment plus a stipend. The foundations have awarded more than 260
scholarships to students around the world since the program began.

"Satisfying the steadily increasing worldwide demand for energy is a critical
concern in today's society. By focusing on renewable energy and environmental
responsibility, Iberdrola is championing a new generation of students who hold
environmental stewardship as a fundamental tenet and I am very proud to be
among those selected to receive this honor," said Mathew Fowler.

"I am honored and thankful for this great opportunity to continue my education
in marine renewable energies - subjects I am not only passionate about but
know will help improve the quality of life for many in the future," said
Javier Moreno DeSalas.

"The Iberdrola fellowship is providing me the opportunity to pursue graduate
studies in energy technology with the intent to research, develop, and
implement novel green technologies in their most applicable markets and
environments," said Samuel Steven.

"I am very grateful to Iberdrola for this incredibly exciting opportunity. I
have always wanted to study in the USA, and I look forward to contributing to
the search for a viable energy future," said Samuel Sowden García.

"Energy caught my eye when I was a kid. The possibility of transforming
natural sources into something useful for humankind has always been my
passion. I feel very happy to have received this scholarship and I cannot wait
to make my contribution for a better world," said Jose Alberto Medina Jimena.

About Iberdrola USA: Iberdrola USA, a subsidiary of global energy leader
Iberdrola, S.A., is an energy services and delivery company serving about 2.7
million customers throughout upstate New York and New England. For more
information about Iberdrola USA, visit www.iberdrolausa.com.

SOURCE Iberdrola USA

Website: http://www.iberdrolausa.com
Contact: Dan Hucko, Daniel.Hucko@IberdrolaUSA.com, 585.724.8825
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