EDP Renewables releases educational program “Tu Energía”
EDP Renewables (EDPR) launched “Tu Energía,” an educational program that explains the importance of renewable energy to our everyday lives and the differences between renewable and fossil energy sources to children.
This project has been implemented in schools and is in place to promote environmental behavior changes using interactive materials and a simple and clear language to explain energy-related concepts.
To further engage and educate the children participating in this program, six cartoon characters have been created to represent the different energy worlds: solar, hydro, wind, geothermal, biomass and energetic efficiency.
“The Tu Energía program is an example of EDP Renewables’ commitment to society and new generations. The main goal of the program is to make young people more conscious and committed to environmental protection” said EDPR Europe COO, João Paulo Costeira.
Pilot project in Albacete, Spain
In 2014, EDPR will implement this project in the Albacete region where it has had a wind farm since 2004.
From February 11 to April, the project will be implemented in more than 30 schools in this area.
An EDP Group program
This is an EDP Group program that started in Portugal with the name “A Tua Energia.” EDP Spain introduced the program in Spain, and now, EDPR will bring this program to regions where its wind farms are present.