We are Energy, the competition that involves the children of Enel employees the “We Are Energy” program continued which involves the children of Enel employees. The seventh edition, which was called “Look at the future”, involved around 3,700 youngsters aged 7 to 18 from 21 countries on the issue of the future and technological innovation, highlighting, on the one hand, the trend in the development of Enel research, which is increasingly oriented to the objective of environmental sustainability and, on the other, the change which new technologies are making in our everyday lives. The objective was that of providing young people with an overview of the technologies which already exist and on the future prospects linked to energy and other sectors.
Endesa also cooperates intensely with the world of education through programs addressed to all age groups. In Spain, Endesa Educa increases students’ awareness of rationalization and greater efficiency in the use of energy by developing educational activities connected with energy resources. In 2011 the program involved 19,494 children and young people in over 715 activities.
In Argentina, for the sixth year running, Edesur developed the “El viaje de la Energía” educational program on the dissemination of basic knowledge about electricity, on how electricity works and on the distribution routes for energy up to people’s homes, also with a view to promoting its safe and efficient use. 805 private and public schools took part with 2,461 teachers signing up to participate.
In Colombia, Codensa realized “Divercity - El Mundo de la Energía”, a play, leisure and educational area for children aged 5 to 13, in which it is possible to have fun in learning about, and experimenting with, the processes of generating, transmitting, distributing and selling energy. Over the two years of the project, the area has been visited by over 100,000 children.
Last update: May 2012