Enel Foundation is a non-profit organization focusing on the crucial role of clean energy to ensure a sustainable future for all. By developing partnerships with pre-eminent experts and institution across the globe, leveraging on the vast knowledge of its Founders, Enel Foundation conducts research to explore the implications of global challenges in the energy domain and offers education programs to the benefit of talents in the scientific, business and institutional realms. Our analysis covers four major areas that are shaping the evolution of the energy sector, to different degrees, all over the world.
Enel Foundation promoting the Fulbright Scholarships
The five Enel Foundation-Fulbright Commission scholarships offer six months in the United States to complete a doctorate dissertation on themes linked to climate change. Enel Foundation organised a webinar to be held on 10 January 2023 promoting this project, part of the long collaboration between EF and the Fulbright Commission.
Enel Foundation and youth engagement with IRENA
In Abu Dhabi, Enel Foundation met a delegation of members from international youth constituencies in preparation for Youth at IRENA13A (International Renewable Energy Agency General Assembly), and attended the event on Renewable Energy Roadmaps for Latin America. In 2021, EF was the first private sector organisation to sign a Partnership Agreement with IRENA, and since then the Foundation has worked with the Agency on youth engagement.
Enel Foundation in Abu Dhabi for the IRENA Annual Report
Enel Foundation attended the General Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi, with the presentation of the IRENA Annual Report. Enel Foundation's contribution comprised research on green hydrogen, renewables and critical materials for Latin America, and support for the Agency’s youth engagement campaigns.
Enel Foundation in Abu Dhabi for IRENA
On the final day of the General Assembly of IRENA – International Renewable Energy Agency – in Abu Dhabi, Enel Foundation was present for the Ministerial Dialogue on Critical Materials for Renewables-Centred Energy Transition. The availability, sustainability and affordability of these materials are essential for a successful transition.
Start of the Italian Module of Open Africa Power 2022
The Italian module of Open Africa Power 2022, for 150 students from 35 African countries, began on 17 January. With the aim of empowering a new generation of African leaders in order to help them implement the clean energy transition, its Italian academic partners are Politecnico di Torino, Politecnico di Milano and SDA Bocconi. Lectures will look at additive manufacturing, big energy data, network management, marine energy, electrification, and renewables.
Second edition of the Italian PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change
Celebrating the UN International Education Day, the second edition of the Italian PhD in Sustainable Development and Climate Change (PhD SDC), for which Enel Foundation is a Knowledge Partner, was launched, with a workshop on transdisciplinary research for 230 PhD candidates and 52 academic partners at the IUSS - Scuola Universitaria Superiore Pavia.
Enel Foundation at the Luiss Master in International Management
Enel Foundation made a contribution to the Luiss Business School's Master in International Management at Villa Blanc, led by Prof. Raffaele Marchetti. Senior Researcher Nicolò Sartori presented the scientific fundamentals of climate change, describing its key implications on nature, people and businesses, and highlighting the need for international multilateral cooperation to boost climate action.