Tag: Italy

IVECO and Eni team on decarbonizing transportation

IVECO and Eni team on decarbonizing transportation

April 28, 2022 |

In Italy, IVECO and Eni announced they have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to bring together their competencies to explore potential cooperation on sustainable mobility initiatives in the commercial vehicle sector in Europe and accelerate the decarbonization of transport, in which both have been active for some time. IVECO and Eni aim to define […]

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Versalis and Novamont strengthen green chemistry partnership

Versalis and Novamont strengthen green chemistry partnership

April 6, 2022 |

In Italy, Versalis and Novamont are strengthening their partnership to reinforce synergies in the ecological transition of green chemistry, leveraging what has been built so far to maximize spin-offs and seize new opportunities. The commitment to Matrìca – the joint venture set up in 2011 between Versalis and Novamont at Porto Torres specializing in manufacturing […]

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ITA Airways to expands use of SAF from Rome airport

ITA Airways to expands use of SAF from Rome airport

March 29, 2022 |

In Italy, Rome Fiumicino Airport is increasing the availability of SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel), an aviation biofuel made from renewable raw materials capable of supporting the reduction of CO2 emissions in the aviation sector. The Leonardo da Vinci airport has become the first Italian airport to employ SAF, allowing ITA Airways to use it on […]

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NatureWorks and IMA Coffee’s compostable coffee pods making progress

NatureWorks and IMA Coffee’s compostable coffee pods making progress

March 8, 2022 |

In Italy, announced April 27, 2021, NatureWorks and IMA Coffee’s joint strategic partnership accelerates on the first significant trial phase on K-Cup compatible compostable coffee pods. Compatibility testing on capsules, filter, and top lid films are being performed at IMA Coffee Lab with the precise aim to identify and achieve optimum material sealing parameters and […]

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Eni signs agreement with Mozambique to develop biofuel feedstock

Eni signs agreement with Mozambique to develop biofuel feedstock

February 28, 2022 |

In Italy, Eni and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Republic of Mozambique (MADER) signed an agreement for the cooperation and development of agricultural projects in Mozambique, aimed at producing oil seeds and vegetable oils to be used as agro-feedstock for the production of biofuels. Under the agreement, Eni and MADER will […]

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Versalis begins production at Crescentino plant

Versalis begins production at Crescentino plant

February 22, 2022 |

In Italy, Versalis has begun the production of bioethanol at its Crescentino plant in Italy. The facility complies with the European legislation for the development of renewable energy RED II and makes use of the Proesa technology to produce sustainable bioethanol.  The plant, which was acquired in 2018, has been overhauled thanks to major investments […]

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LANXESS and Matrìca team to produce bio-based biocide preservatives

LANXESS and Matrìca team to produce bio-based biocide preservatives

February 17, 2022 |

In Italy, specialty chemicals company LANXESS and Matrìca, a joint venture between Versalis (Eni) and Novamont, have partnered to produce sustainable biocide preservatives from renewable raw materials. Starting in January 2022, the Matrìca plant at Porto Torres (Sardinia, Italy) will supply LANXESS with bio-based raw materials from vegetable oils which LANXESS will use to manufacture […]

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Eni and Milan airports operator expand SAF agreement to include commercial flights

Eni and Milan airports operator expand SAF agreement to include commercial flights

February 8, 2022 |

In Italy, Eni and SEA, the Milan Malpensa and Milan Linate airports operator, have signed an agreement to promote decarbonization initiatives in the aviation sector and accelerate the ecological transition of the two airports. The agreement stems from a collaboration that first began in December 2021 with the supply of biofuels (SAFs) for private flights. […]

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Ferrari sees E10 cutting 20hp from F1 racing power

Ferrari sees E10 cutting 20hp from F1 racing power

February 2, 2022 |

In Italy, Racer reports that the head of Ferrari F1 racing estimates that the switch to E10 this season will result in a loss of 20 horsepower for those running on conventional internal combustion engines. Last season, Ferrari introduced a hybrid model which it says won’t be affected as much as conventional engines by the […]

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d’Amico Group LR1 vessels to run on B30 permanently following successful trial

d’Amico Group LR1 vessels to run on B30 permanently following successful trial

February 1, 2022 |

In Italy, the joint industry project launched in June 2021 to test biofuel blend (B30) derived from renewable feedstock to power a d’Amico Group LR1 product tanker, showed very positive findings in terms of the reduction of CO2 emissions, reduced carbon intensity, and stable NOx emissions. The results of the trials showed that the biofuel […]

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