Demeter Partners supports the Foundation Energies pour le Monde
Demeter Partners has got involved in the action carried out by the Foundation Énergies pour le Monde through a sponsorship of its project in Senegal. Founded in 1990, the Foundation Énergies pour le Monde’s mission is to promote the access to electricity in rural areas of developing countries, using renewable energies: solar photovoltaic, wind, biomass and micro hydro. It is currently involved in projects in West Africa (Senegal, Burkina Faso), in Madagascar and Southeast Asia.
The foundation participates in this way to the economic development and the improvement of the population’s living conditions. In order to carry out its mission, the Foundation has been provided with means of action to:
- Conduct identification, feasibility and energy programming studies through Noria, a powerful expert system developed by the Foundation
- Gather financial and technical partners around each project
- Participate in the Financing and implement projects on the spot with a view to perennial
- Train and help local operators
- Organize media, information and awareness campaigns
- Collect and communicate the experiences’ results to a wide audience through its publications
About Énergies pour le Monde
Created at the initiative of Alain Liébard, its President and Founder, the Foundation Énergies pour le Monde is a nongovernmental organization (ONG) that was recognised “public utility” in March 1990. Since its inception, it is supported by public and private partners. The Foundation’s mission is to promote the populations’ development allowing access to energy for those who lack it, both in rural and urban areas, through programs implemented in all continents. More information at Energies Renouvelables.
About Demeter Partners
Demeter Partners is an independent Private Equity Management Company specialized in the Management of private equity funds dedicated to eco-industries (water, air, waste, site remediation...) and eco-energies (renewable energies, energy efficiency, green transportation...). Demeter Partners invests in
SMEs in the «Cleantech» sectors to foster their development by the reinforcement of their equity. Demeter works with companies primarily located in France, Germany and Spain. Demeter Partners supports the Foundation Énergies pour le Monde through a sponsorship of its Project in Senegal. More information at Demeter Partners.
Source: Demeter Partners press release