The Buenos Aires ePrix of Formula E passed through Buenos Aires and had a warm reception from the local public. Puerto Madero received around 30 thousand people who came to watch the race and see what's new with the sponsors.
Enel, Official Power Partner, presented its novelties at the stand like the Smart Meters, which enable households to make an efficient and rational use of energy; V2G technology, which allows to share the charge of an electric car with the home network; state of the art solar panels and electric vehicles such as cars, motorcycles and bicycles.
Throughout the day, dozens of people visited our stand and lived the energy experience, while both the pole, and the race, were under way.
Maurizio Bezzeccheri, Country Manager of Enel in Argentina, shared the stand with all its visitors and, minutes after the race had ended, delivered the prize to its winner, the Swiss Sebastien Buemi.
Enel will be Official Power Partner of Formula E for three seasons, a collaboration launched in May 2016 that aims to promote technological progress in energy infrastructure championship and contribute to their efficiency and sustainability.
The Enel stand with state of the art technology
On the stand, visitors accessed a web application that allowed them to check real-time power consumption of the circuit area and learn more about the energy aspects of the race in an interactive way. They were also able to test electric motorcycles and bicycles powered by Enel, all vehicles created under the e-mobility concept; visitors were also able to know the last generation smart meters and solar panels.
ENEL, energy leader
Enel, through its subsidiaries, is the largest private energy company in Argentina. The generation subsidiaries, Enel Generation Costanera, Enel Generation El Chocón and Central Dock Sud have a combined installed capacity of more than 4.5 GW thermal and hydro-electrical source, equivalent to 13.6% of the installed capacity in the Argentine Interconnection System (SADI). In the distribution sector, the subsidiary of Edesur operates in the urban area of Buenos Aires, serving nearly 2.5 million customers, equivalent to 17% of the total population of the country.