Tag: Italy

Eni delivers 5,000 liters of HVO to Rome airport for road vehicle use

Eni delivers 5,000 liters of HVO to Rome airport for road vehicle use

January 25, 2022 |

In Italy, a shipment of 5,000 liters of pure HVO hydrogenated biofuel arrived at Fiumicino airport from Eni’s Venice biorefinery in Porto Marghera. A further contribution to the decarbonization of road vehicles at airports. The HVO hydrogenated biofuel is used in ADR Assistance vehicles to transport passengers with reduced mobility around the airports.  An agreement […]

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FAO and EU’s JRC launch bioeconomy publication for policymakers

FAO and EU’s JRC launch bioeconomy publication for policymakers

January 10, 2022 |

In Italy, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) launched an important new bioeconomy publication for policymakers in countries and macro-regions. The Guidance note on monitoring the sustainability of bioeconomy at a country or macro-regional level, which was commissioned by the International Bioeconomy Forum […]

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Snam Group to build hydrogen-ready 1.2MW fuel cell for Torino Airport

Snam Group to build hydrogen-ready 1.2MW fuel cell for Torino Airport

December 29, 2021 |

In Italy, SAGAT SpA, the Torino Airport Management Company, and the Snam Group, through its subsidiary Renovit, which specializes in energy efficiency solutions, have signed a term sheet for the construction of a “hydrogen-ready” fuel cell system in cogeneration mode with a capacity of 1.2 MW at Torino Airport. The fuel cell, designed and developed […]

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Bright idea: Designer launches Kickstarter for biodegradable lamp

Bright idea: Designer launches Kickstarter for biodegradable lamp

December 27, 2021 |

In Italy, design firm ZM Design Lab has created 100% biodegradable lamps using 3D printing and wood-based plastic filament. The green gadget is called Puddy, a nod to both the lamp’s physical resemblance and reliability. “’Paddy’ recalls the iconic conical hat that rice farmers wear in Southeast Asia, to serve as protection from rain or […]

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Italian researchers develop bio-based Velcro

Italian researchers develop bio-based Velcro

December 7, 2021 |

In Italy, researchers from Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology) has created the first ever prototype of a soft, biodegradable and soluble velcro inspired by the micro-hook structure of leaves on the “catchweed” plant (Galium aparine), for use in devices for the monitoring and safeguarding of the environment and in precision farming. The […]

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Italian brand launches sneaker made from apple, grape and pineapple waste

Italian brand launches sneaker made from apple, grape and pineapple waste

December 6, 2021 |

In Italy, sneaker brand ID.EIGHT has launched a new design using waste from fruits, including apples, grapes, and pineapples.  More specifically, ID.EIGHT uses Piñatex, Vegea, and AppleSkin, emerging materials looking to provide eco-friendly alternatives for the fashion industry. Piñatex is a leather-like material made from waste leaves from Philippines’ pineapple industry. Vegea, made from wine […]

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Eni and the BF Group team to develop sustainable biofuel feedstocks

Eni and the BF Group team to develop sustainable biofuel feedstocks

November 24, 2021 |

In Italy, Eni and the BF Group partner to develop sustainable agricultural products for biofuel production. Through an equal joint venture (50% Eni, 50% BF), projects will be developed to research and experiment with agricultural seeds from oil plants to be used as feedstock at Eni’s bio-refineries. Furthermore, the agreement between the companies provides for […]

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Eni signs MOUs with Congo and Angola to develop biofuels

Eni signs MOUs with Congo and Angola to develop biofuels

October 5, 2021 |

In Italy, in separate agreements, Eni Angola, ANPG and Sonangol as well as Eni and the Government of Congo have signed memorandums of understanding to develop biofuels in those countries. In Angola, under the MoU, Eni, ANPG and Sonangol will develop a de-carbonization path for the Republic of Angola through a circular economy approach, assessing […]

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Eni and Aeroporti di Roma to jointly promote aviation decarbonization initiatives

Eni and Aeroporti di Roma to jointly promote aviation decarbonization initiatives

September 14, 2021 |

In Italy, Eni and Aeroporti di Roma (ADR) have signed a strategic agreement to promote decarbonization initiatives in the aviation sector and accelerate the ecological transition of airports. Eni has been producing Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) biofuel in its Venice and Gela bio-refineries since 2014 via its proprietary Ecofoning™ technology; it can also produce sustainable […]

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IVECO teams with Gruber Logistics on biomethane-powered trucks

IVECO teams with Gruber Logistics on biomethane-powered trucks

August 11, 2021 |

In Italy, IVECO, a brand of CNH Industrial, and Gruber Logistics have undertaken a sustainability partnership with IVECO S-WAY biomethane-powered trucks. The vehicles’ first refueling took place during the inauguration of the liquid biomethane installation at the Autoporto Sadobre service area. The collaboration between Gruber Logistics, APS Fuel and HAM has given way to the […]

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