Tag: Italy

FAO bioeconomy report looks at risks on the road to sustainability

FAO bioeconomy report looks at risks on the road to sustainability

June 10, 2019 |

In Italy, the Food and Agriculture Organization has released a new study looking at the sustainability of the bioeconomy, which is says it not intrinsically inherent, by looking at lessons learned from 26 case studies to understand how to ensure the bioeconomy of the future is developed in the best way possible considering that there […]

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Eni teams with Italian Biogas Consortium to push for more advanced biomethane

Eni teams with Italian Biogas Consortium to push for more advanced biomethane

April 1, 2019 |

In Italy, Eni and the Italian Biogas Consortium (CIB) signed an agreement to promote the production of advanced biomethane from animal waste, agro-industrial byproducts and dedicated winter crops for use in the transport sector. The agreement also involves new opportunities for Consortium member companies by launching business initiatives which will be developed in partnership. A […]

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Eni looking to phase out palm oil as completely as possible

Eni looking to phase out palm oil as completely as possible

March 19, 2019 |

In Italy, Eni says it is working towards achieving the European Union rule to phase out palm oil as feedstock for biodiesel as it works to integrate other feedstocks into its supply chain such as used cooking oil through various partnerships nationwide. The company says it might even be able to eliminate the use of […]

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Eni teams with RenOils to collect UCO for biodiesel production

Eni teams with RenOils to collect UCO for biodiesel production

February 19, 2019 |

In Italy, Eni and RenOils, the Italian national vegetable and animal oils and fats Consortium established in 2016 to ensure the correct management of the collection, transport, storage, processing and reuse of vegetable oils and animal fats, signed a collaboration agreement to promote the recovery of used vegetable oils. Eni currently makes use of approximately […]

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Eni teams with the Vatican to supply all Vatican State vehicles with UCO-based biofuel

Eni teams with the Vatican to supply all Vatican State vehicles with UCO-based biofuel

December 24, 2018 |

In Italy, Eni and the Governorate of the Vatican City State have signed an agreement for the circular economy. S.E.R. Mons. Fernando Vérgez Alzaga, Secretary General of the Governorate of the Vatican City State and Giuseppe Ricci, Chief Refining & Marketing Officer of Eni, signed a collaboration agreement for the use of high-quality biodiesel with […]

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Bio-on teams with Spanish coop to potentially develop first bio-PHA in Spain

Bio-on teams with Spanish coop to potentially develop first bio-PHA in Spain

December 17, 2018 |

In Italy, Bio-on and Sociedad Cooperativa General Agropecuaria have signed an agreement to begin a technical collaboration, the first in Spain, to study and evaluate the opportunity to exploit at industrial scale the Bio-on technologies for the production of PHA bioplastics from sugar beets processing co- and by-products. The two companies will start working together […]

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Bio-on teams up with Hera to produce PHA from captured CO2 and waste feedstocks

Bio-on teams up with Hera to produce PHA from captured CO2 and waste feedstocks

December 10, 2018 |

In Italy, Bio-on and Gruppo Hera have reached an agreement to take 90% and 10% shares respectively (with the possibility of Hera increasing its share to 49.9%) in LUX-ON, the new company founded by Bio-on aiming to revolutionize the production of PHAs biopolymers using CO2 captured from the atmosphere and producing energy without using fossil […]

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Eni teams with Rome on UCO collection for biodiesel production

Eni teams with Rome on UCO collection for biodiesel production

October 2, 2018 |

In Italy, Eni and AMA, a public company of Roma Capitale, signed an agreement to launch collection points for waste cooking oil produced in the homes of its employees at Eni’s Rome offices in Piazzale Mattei and Via Ribotta, which will then be converted into high quality biofuels. In addition to the twelve AMA collection […]

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Eni’s Versalis wins Biochemtex and Beta Renewables at auction

Eni’s Versalis wins Biochemtex and Beta Renewables at auction

October 1, 2018 |

In Italy, Eni’s Versalis won the bidding process ordered by the Court of Alessandria for Mossi & Ghisolfi’s Group’s “green” activities including Biochemtex and Beta Renewables. The transfer of the related business units will be formally agreed in the coming weeks, in compliance with legal procedures and deadlines. The operation includes assets and resources related […]

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European researchers say African expansion of palm oil could impact primates

European researchers say African expansion of palm oil could impact primates

August 16, 2018 |

In Italy, future expansion of the palm oil industry could have a dramatic impact on African primates, according to the findings of a new study led by the European Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’s science and knowledge service. The study has been published today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Scientists […]

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