3 Mar. 2011
Castelo de Bode, Portugal
Electric power cables are seen at power plant in Castelo de Bode dam March 3, 2011. EDP Energias de Portugal posted a 5 percent rise in 2010 net profit, largely in line with the market consensus, helped by strong performances in Brazil and at the group's wind energy unit.
Net profit reported by Portugal's main utility rose to a record of nearly 1.08 billion euros ($1.5 billion), in line with an average forecast of 1.07 billion in a Reuters poll.
REUTERS/Jose Manuel Ribeiro (PORTUGAL - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY ENVIRONMENT)