Nowadays, energy efficiency is at the heart of all concerns, especially as far as the European market is concerned. Indeed, the European Union has set up a strategy called Europe 2020, one of whose main objectives is precisely this energy efficiency. Acciona should therefore take advantage of this new market to develop its activities in renewable energy.
There are several important dates in the history of the Endesa group and here is a summary: In 2007, the group bought 21% of Endesa, which is the main electricity company in Spain. Later, in 2009, the Enel Group bought Acciona's 25% share of Endesa for almost 11 billion euros. The same year, the group signed a strategic agreement with Mitsubishi. Finally, in 2013, the group won a 2.3 billion real tender to build a metro line in Fortaleza.