Ringing the bell at the NYSE for Formula E

Published on Tuesday, 11 July 2017

The smart, high-speed electric mobility of Formula E is ready to make its debut in New York. Enel, the Official Power Partner of the world championship for electric racing cars, will celebrate the first fully electric race around the streets of the American metropolis with a special ringing of the Closing Bell of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the traditional signal to close the day’s trading on Wall Street.

Thursday 13 July, beginning at 3 pm (local time), the CEO and General Manager of Enel, Francesco Starace, and the President of the Group, Patrizia Grieco, can be seen via a live stream from the New York Stock Exchange as they present the ePrix due to take place on Saturday 15 July at the Red Hook Circuit in Brooklyn.

Enel is working together with Formula E in the creation and optimization of innovative solutions for the generation, distribution and management of green energy, solutions that are similar to those employed to transform of urban contexts into genuine smart cities. The aim is to contribute to making the Formula E series carbon neutral thanks to technology that facilitates the progressive reduction of CO2 emissions linked to the event.

Attending the Closing Bell of the NYSE, in addition to the top managers of Enel and the CEO of Formula E, Alejandro Agag, will be Ken Allen, CEO of DHL, world leader in transport and logistics and the company that has designed the optimized logistical process developed to facilitate the Formula E championship’s transfers around the world.

Among the guests appearing on the balcony for the ringing of the Closing Bell are two drivers from the Formula E championship: following in the family tradition is Brazilian Nelson Piquet Jr. of NextEV NIO team, and Berlin ePrix race winner Felix Rosenqvist for Mahindra Racing. 

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