19 April 2021

SMEG confirmed as the Presenting Partner of WES Monaco Round

Monaco (P.ty) Monday 19 April 2021 – WES Management is glad to confirm SMEG, Société Monégasque de l’Electricité et du Gaz as the Presenting Partner in Monaco for the second year in a row.

SMEG continues embracing clean mobility and green competition and openly shares its values with WES.

“We liked this concept of clean mobility competition and the values carried by WES make us want to go further with them”, SMEG – Monegasque Electricity and Gas Company.

The first round of the World Cup will be headlined “WES Monaco Round Presented by SMEG”. SMEG Team will compete again this year in the WES UCI E-MTB XC World Cup races.

The E-Bike team will double its entries for this year: Lionel Ipert, confirmed after the 2020 edition, will be joined by Noemi Ladisa.

SMEG will be represented by Frenchman Lionel Ipert, an employee for 20 years. As an enthusiastic semi-professional mountain biker, he has several national titles to his credit, as well as a third place at the European championship. Again, he will be rubbing shoulders with international E-Mountain Bike specialists and will feel the pressure of high-level competition. Teammate Noemi Ladisa from Italy, an all-rounder rider competing in different disciplines from DH to XC, will make her debut in the series at the Monaco Round.

About SMEG:

The Société Monégasque de l’Electricité et du Gaz (SMEG) ensures the distribution of electricity and gas in the Principality of Monaco since the end of the 19th century. A major player within the energy transition in the Principality, SMEG acts across the entire value chain of energy-related flows. A range of integrated, green offers assure the inhabitants of Monaco hi-quality service within an intelligent eco system. Thanks to the energy supplied by the waste recovery centre of its subsidiary SMA, SMEG also manages an urban heating and cooling plant, seaWergie.

SMEG is increasingly diversifying its activities through renewable energies, vehicle recharging, and digital offers. Its 2019 turnover hit 73 million euros. It employs 94 people and is certified to ISO 9001 version 2015, ISO 14001 version 2015, OHSAS18001 version 2008, ISO 50001 version 2011.

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