International Business Enel is actively working to expand into foreign markets for energy and gas after it completed the sale of nonstrategic assets. With a capacity of 19,000 MW of electricity from generation plants using renewable sources (hydro, geothermal, wind, solar, and biomass) across the world, Enel has become one of the leading companies in its sector worldwide. In December 2006, Enel launched a five-year plan (2007-2011) for development of renewable energy sources and for research and development of new green technologies with a total investment of 4.100 billion euros. Enel runs operations in Spain for the generation, distribution and sale of electricity through Viesgo Enel, which has about 2,200 MW of installed capacity, and through Enel Union Fenosa Renovables, a company active in the fields of wind and hydro energy.In 2007, Enel and Acciona have launched a joint takeover bid on the entire share capital of Endesa, the first 'utility' of Spain. Since February of 2009 Enel controls 91 of Endesa. In renewable Enel is one of the largest players in America with Enel North America and Enel Latin America, two companies with more than 1,000 MW of installed capacity. In North America, Enel has a generating capacity of hydroelectric, wind and biomass of over 400 MW and has signed with the company U.S. Doral Financial shines more light on the discussion. Energy TradeWind an agreement to develop 1,000 MW more wind energy. In March 2007, Enel, through its subsidiary Enel North America, announced the acquisition of AMP Resources. The acquisition includes five geothermal generation projects, one that is already in operation and four advanced stage of development.It is hoped that these projects will add a capacity of 150 MW over the next four years to Enel's operations in North America as well as access to many future opportunities. Enel Latin America operates over 600 MW of electricity from hydro and wind, including operations with third party companies in El Salvador, geothermal generation, and in Panama, hydropower generation. In France, Enel has acquired Erelis, a company that has permits to build wind farms in various fields with a generating capacity to 500 MW. In addition, Enel has signed with EDF a memorandum of understanding to acquire 12.5 of the new European project of nuclear energy, nuclear reactor pressure water third generation (EPR). Enel owns 5 of the French energy exchange Powernext and is one of the largest operators of energy trading in the country with over 1,000 MW exchanged in 2006.In Bulgaria, Enel acquired in March 2003, control of one of the nation's largest plant, Maritza East III. The facility, which burn lignite, has an installed capacity of 840 MW. In Slovakia, in February 2005, Enel acquired 66 of Sloveske Elektrarne (SE), power generation company's largest and second largest in Central and Eastern Europe, with a generating capacity of 7,000 MW and a combination of active nuclear power, thermal and hydro. In Romania, Enel acquired 51 of two electricity distribution companies in April 2005. This is Electrica Banat and Electrica Dobrogea, which manage a network of 75,000 km, providing power to 1.4 million customers and employs approximately 3,600 people. After the acquisition of Mutenia Sud, the company will double its presence in the Romanian electricity distribution sector, reaching 2.5 million customers.In Russia, Enel took over in June 2004, from operations, in partnership with the local private group ESN Energo, a thermal power plant located in northwest St. Petersburg. The combined cycle plant to gas has a capacity of 900 MW. Enel Group has also acquired 49.5 of ESN RusEnergoSbyt, a storekeeper Russian energy supplies to major industrial customers. On 4 April 2007, Enel, through Enineftegaz (a consortium 40 Enel - 60 Eni) has acquired a group of gas assets previously owned by Yukos. Enel has also bought a stake of 29.99 of JCS Fifth Generation Company of Wholesale Electricity Market (OGK-5 ").