MAY 2021

Enel Foundation selected for Chile’s Clean Energy Ministerial virtual Expo

May 31, 2021

Enel Foundation was selected by the Chilean Ministry of Energy to attend the 12th Clean Energy Ministerial and 6th Mission Innovation Ministerial (CEM12/MI-6) Expo, held virtually from May 31 till June 6. We presented our latest research carried out with SACE on new risks and opportunities stemming from considering social compact trajectories, assessing climate change, and measuring energy transition opportunities.

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Publication by Glory Oguegbu, OAP20 Alumna

May 28, 2021

Glory Oguegbu, Open Africa Power 2020, has just published a book, “Dare to be Audacious”! We're so glad that her experience during Open Africa Power helped her stand out and make a difference in her community.

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Africa Day 2021

May 25, 2021

On Africa Day 2021, Enel Foundation was happy to join all the people that call Africa their home in the celebration of the continent's liberation, freedom and independence.

Well aware that one of the greatest challenges Africa will be facing is to ensure an inclusive economic growth and reliable clean energy to tackle health and infrastructure issues, we launched in 2018 Open Africa Power. The African module of its 2021 edition started on June 7 in collaboration with the Graduate School of Business of The University of Cape Town, with 90 outstanding individuals attending from 28 different African countries.

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Facing the global energy sector at the OIES Annual Brainstorming

May 21, 2021

Francesco Starace, Enel CEO and Enel Foundation Chairman, opened the 4th session of the 32nd Annual Brainstorming organised by the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) with a special recording. Speaking of the new geopolitics of energy, the prospects of green hydrogen and the expectations for the COP26 meeting, he also discussed the role of Enel Group as a utility in relation to the future decarbonized energy system.

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Launching the Italian Forum of Energy Communities (IFEC)

May 20, 2021

We're glad to be Foundation Partner of the IFEC - Italian Forum of Energy Communities, presented at a press conference by World Energy Council Italia and the energy center of the Politecnico di Torino.

The Forum’s mission is to deepen the contribution that the Energy Communities can bring to the achievement of the medium-long term energy and environmental objectives set nationally by PNIEC, the Integrated National Plan for Energy and Climate, and internationally by the Green New Deal.

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 Closure of the first edition of the Innovability® School - fostered by ASviS - Alleanza Italiana per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile with Enel Foundation as Knowledge Partner

May 19, 2021

The first edition of the Innovability® School - fostered by ASviS with Enel Foundation as Knowledge Partner, and in collaboration with Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pistoia (through Uniser - Polo Universitario di Pistoia), Fondazione Lars Magnus Ericsson, and RUS (the Italian University Network for Sustainable Development) - recently drew to an end.

14 start-ups focusing on different sectors (foodfarming, sustainable tourism, culture, high tech) attended trainings and courses on innovation and sustainability with the aim to develop their business in full respect of the people and the environment.

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Minding the Gaps of Electrification in Italy

May 11-18, 2021

Mind the GAPS recently ended, after three days of sessions that involved experts, academics and students from all over the country. Developed by Enel Foundation in collaboration with Enel X and EnSiEL, the project unfolded as a roadshow across Italian regions and it involved more than 2,000 students from local high schools and universities.

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Online course by our partner Florence School of Regulation

May 17, 2021

The online course held by our partner Florence School of Regulation started in May. The program will offer the students of the 2021 edition of Open Africa Power the possibility to start getting a deep understanding of how to provide sustainable energy access for all, with a special focus on regulation.

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The 2021 edition of the Tech Share Day (TSD)

May 7, 2021

The 2021 edition of the Tech Share Day (TSD), organized by Knowledge Share, Associazione Netval, Italian Patent and Trademark Office (UIBM) of the Ministry of Economic Development and the Politecnico di Torino, wrapped up with a roundtable on topics and initiatives active in Environmentally Sound Technologies (EST). Attended by key speakers such as our Managing Director Carlo Papa and moderated by Prof. Alberto Di Minin from Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, it focused on how research can be channeled via technology to fuel innovation, addressing current sustainability issues and finding solutions to challenges encountered in the sector.

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