Merida, Extremadura

FRV and the IE Foundation will reward Spanish young talent with the Young Talented Leaders scholarship

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2019
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As part of our social commitment in the markets we operate we announced a new ‘Young Talented Leaders’ scholarship in a symbolic ceremony that took place in Merida, Spain.

In this edition, the grant is related to ‘La Solanilla’ a solar project of 50 MW that the company is currently developing in the Spanish region of Trujillo, Extremadura. Both entities will give a scholarship to a student from the region to carry out his undergraduate studies at IE University.

Rafael Rodríguez de la Cruz, General Secretary of Education of the Junta de Extremadura, Geoffroy Gérard, General Director of the IE Foundation and Andrea Fontana, Operations Managing Director of FRV Europe participated in the presentation of the scholarship in Merida that also counted with the presence of the General Director of Industry, Energy and Mines and several local media.

 


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Rafael Benjumea

Founder, FRV

At FRV we have a strong commitment to the economic and social development of the markets and communities in which we operate, and we are pleased to be able to deliver on this commitment through this innovative program.

Scott Mackin

Managing Partner and Co-President, Denham Capital

Denham Capital has been proud to partner with the team at FRV for nearly three years in this very successful investment. Rafael, José and their colleagues have captured a leading position in key emerging markets where solar undercuts the marginal cost of electricity.

Gianfranco Carassale

Lead Investment Officer, Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC)

They are known for their expertise in solar technology as well as for their deep knowledge of the process, the financial structure and the energy market as a whole. This enables them to be extremely competitive. This way they reach efficiency and maximize profits, developing economically viable projects even at very tight and ambitious price targets.