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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Gianfranco Carassale

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

The pioneer spirit is something that has always characterized Rafael and José’s team, from their decision to enter the solar energy business to their expansion to new markets with an aggressive strategy able to capture them.

José Benjumea

Founder, FRV

We believe that our success needs to have a positive impact in those regions where we operate and that education is the best channel to meet this goal, and to improving the future of those communities that embrace our projects

José Benjumea

Founder, FRV

Everything has to change to stay the same. Energy has to be accessible, clean and sustainable, but if it is not affordable, the change will never come.