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Despite Great Resources, What is Holding Back Geothermal in Italy?

ThinkGeoEnergy Summary In Europe, the geothermal market is going through a very flourishing moment as a whole, as highlighted by the European Geothermal Council (EGEC) in its European geothermal market report 2019 , we reported . Geothermal power plants are doubling, geothermal...

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Florence: Renaissance and smart future

Anna Maria Volpe, Summary The Italian city has recently become a model smart city by implementing a broad plan ranging from urban development to mobility and new tourism management When you hear Uffizi, Accademia and David what do you think about? Florence, for sure. For...

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Enel Green Power expands geothermal heat sales to greenhouse operations

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Summary Earlier this week, Enel Green Power’s Geothermal Manager Luigi Parisi and the Managing Director of Floramiata Marco Cappellini have signed an important addendum to a heating supply agreement by Enel Green Power to the large floriculture company dell...

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SUSI and Free Energia join to finance energy efficiency projects in Italy

IPE Staff, IPE Real Assets Summary Swiss investment manager SUSI Partners has joined forces with Free Energia to finance energy efficiency projects in Italy. SUSI, on behalf of its energy efficiency funds, has agreed with the energy management firm to initially finance up to €10m of...

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Interview with Adele Manzella, Italian Geothermal Union - Geothermal energy research in Italy

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Bagnore 3 plant, Tuscany Italy (source: Enel Green Power) Summary A recent with Adele Manzella, First Researcher of the National Research Council (CNR) and President of the Italian Geothermal Union was published in Tuscan publication ARPAT in Italy. ...

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Foresight acquires AD plants, supports biomass CHP project

Erin Voegele, Biomass Magazine Summary U.K.-based Foresight Group recently acquired several anaerobic digestion (AD) projects, including those in Germany and the U.K., and announced support for a biomass-fired combined-heat-and-power (CHP) project in Italy. Full Article Continue...

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New cogeneration plant for Klopman’s factory in Frosinone

Frosinone, Innovation in Textiles Summary Klopman, European leader in the production of workwear fabrics, has announced plans to construct a cogeneration plant for its Frosinone production facility. The objective is to replace the existing thermoelectric plant to supply energy to the entire...

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District heating shows lower total socio-economic cost in future energy system

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World Graph: Aalborg University Summary What would the economic impact on a future energy system be if one were to unlock the full solar thermal potential in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Italy? According to a study conducted by Aalborg University as part...

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Italian Company Using Trigeneration Plant for Clean Energy

Emily Holbrook, Energy Manager Today Summary Bio-on, an eco-sustainable chemical technologies company, and Gruppo Hera, one of Italy’s main multi-utility providers, have reached an agreement for the supply of clean energy thanks to the a newly designed trigeneration plant. The 1 MW...

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Milan district heating plant gets soundproofed

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary Italian noise control specialist CTM Ambiente has designed and built a soundproofing system for a cogeneration-based district heating plant in Milan. The 2 MW natural gas-fired cogeneration plant passed an acoustic test in all operating...