Energy solutions fuel investment and impact

Energy is very trendy for corporate investment, says Hogan Lovells Energy Partner Miguel Ángel Mateo Simón. “All the investments are being made in solar, probably because it’s cheaper than a wind farm or any other investment in sustainable energy,” he says.

But beyond trends, sustainable energy is the foundation to unlocking economic opportunity in underserved communities all over the world. A reliable electricity source, according to D.C.-based Energy Partner Amy Roma, is essential.

You can’t create stability and a foundation upon which to grow and develop an area without the first fundamental, primary aspect of just having a reliable electricity source,” Roma says.

This combination of strong business investment and meaningful social impact is a central plank of the partnership with Barefoot College to empower and train women as solar engineers.

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