Etrion releases second quarter 2012 results
Thursday, Aug 16, 2012
Etrion Corporation (“Etrion” or the “Company”) (TSX: ETX) (OMX: ETX), an independent solar power producer, today released its condensed consolidated interim financial statements and related management’s discussion and analysis (“MD&A”) for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012.
Second Quarter 2012 Highlights
Production: Produced 37.4 million (2011: 29.3 million) and 57.4 million (2011: 42.1 million) kilowatt-hours of solar electricity for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012, respectively, from seven solar power projects, comprising seventeen solar power plants.
Revenue: Generated solar electricity revenues of US$19.2 million (2011: US$17.8 million) and US$29.9 million (2011: US$25.1 million) for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012, respectively.
EBITDA: Recognized earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (“EBITDA”) of US$16 million (2011: US$12.9 million) and US$25.1 million (2011: US$17.9 million) for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012, respectively.
Working Capital: Closed the second quarter of 2012 with a cash balance of US$31.3 million and positive working capital of US$25.1 million.
Marco A. Northland, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Etrion has a strong operating platform in Italy, which provides stable revenues and cash flows. Our team is committed to operational excellence and our plants continue to perform above plan.”
Mr. Northland continued: “2012 continues to be an exciting year as we pursue our plans to diversify into new markets, evolving beyond the need for government incentives. With the cost of solar generation continuing to drop, we believe Etrion can provide competitive electricity solutions to industrial clients. We are making excellent progress on our development opportunities in Chile and are currently negotiating our first power purchase agreement for a solar power project expected to be constructed in 2013. Our focus is on markets with abundant renewable resources, high wholesale electricity prices and a large energy demand, which will enable Etrion to grow and diversify through new opportunities.”
Source: Business Wire