SOURCE: Slalom Consulting

September 16, 2008 11:00 ET

IBERDROLA RENEWABLES Brings on Slalom Consulting to Help Reach New Green Initiatives

Top Technology Consulting Firm Enables Renewable Energy Power-House to Realize Its Growth Goals by Aligning Expanding Technology and Business Practices

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - September 16, 2008) - Slalom Consulting, ranked one of the best consulting firms to work for in the U.S., has partnered with IBERDROLA RENEWABLES, the world leader in renewable energy, to strengthen IBERDROLA RENEWABLES business and technology practices. IBERDROLA RENEWABLES currently operates in 19 countries. With more than 8,000 megawatts of renewable energy in operation now, the company aims to grow to 13,600 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy by 2010, adding 2,000 MW each year globally with 1,000 of that growth in the US. The company also has 606 megawatts of clean, natural-gas fired power generation in its portfolio.

"We need to further develop and utilize sustainable energy sources to preserve our planet," said Tony Rojas, President, Slalom Consulting. "Slalom takes pride in helping to leave a green mark on the world -- and by partnering with IBERDROLA RENEWABLES, a world-class sustainable energy company, Slalom can touch its employees' lives and those of citizens around the globe in helping them to think and act more socially responsibly."

IBERDROLA RENEWABLES, engaged Slalom Consulting to help align its reporting periods and to develop reporting solutions for its expanding organization. Additionally, Slalom was employed to manage the integration of IBERDROLA RENEWABLES' recent acquisition of the Klamath Cogeneration Plant in Klamath Falls, Oregon into their existing Oracle eBusiness platform. Each IBERDROLA RENEWABLES division has unique operational and system requirements. Slalom has brought in-depth systems and process knowledge to IBERDROLA RENEWABLES to deliver an integrated solution for the Klamath Cogeneration Plant's purchasing, asset maintenance and inventory management.

"Slalom Consulting is known for its highly-experienced and localized team of consultants," said Lance Miller, IT Director, IBERDROLA RENEWABLES. "Initially, we simply wanted a source of strong consultants, in our backyard, to augment our internal resource and to temporarily fill critical skill and knowledge gaps. What we found was a true partner who was eager to help us to successfully manage our business and technology needs while bringing the tools and mind-share necessary to see it through implementation. Slalom has, without a doubt, exceeded our expectations."

About Slalom Consulting

Slalom Consulting (www.slalom.com) is a national business and technology consulting firm, founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle. Following its motto, "Business is a Race. Win it." Slalom's services range from broad areas including project and program management, business process improvement, and software development, to specialized solutions such as ERP, business intelligence, CRM and more. As a winner of Consulting Magazine's "Top Ten Firms to Work For," Slalom is best known for its highly-experienced, locally-based teams and consultants who consistently take client projects from strategy through successful implementation. In addition to Seattle, Slalom has offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Portland, San Francisco, and Southern California.

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