Italy ships really rubbish fuel to Denmark for first time

Norwegian recycling company Geminor shipped the rubbish-based fuel from Naples to Sjelland

Octopus signs five-year solar PPA with Shell

The firm will provide the energy giant with clean power from its assets in Italy

Biking for beers in Bologna

The Italian city is home to a reward scheme for people who adopt greener forms of transportation

EU invests in two additional car emissions testing facilities

They will monitor and check compliance of vehicles with the type-approval regulation and the new emissions limits

UAE and Italy ink sustainable development agreement

They have agreed to work together in the fields of climate action and environmental sustainability

Italian firm’s EV charging plans revved up with €115m EU loan

Enel X Mobility aims to install 14,000 chargers by 2022

Eni’s new data centre solar farm completed in Italy

The 3,000-panel system is expected to save approximately 800 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions

Italian insurance giant to divest €2bn from coal

An Italian insurance giant has announced plans to divest €2 billion (£1.6bn) from coal. Generali aims to increase its exposure to green businesses instead, with plans to invest €3.5 billion (£2.9bn) mainly through green bonds and infrastructures. Group CEO Philippe Donnet said: “Protecting the environment and adopting effective actions to tackle climate change are central […]

EU approves Italy’s €4.7bn public support for biofuels

Italy’s plans to provide €4.7 billion (£4.2bn) of public support for advanced biomethane and biofuels have been approved by the European Commission. The scheme, which will run until 2022, supports the production and distribution of second and third-generation biofuels for use in transport. Under the project, producers of advanced biomethane and biofuels receive a premium […]

Rome to ban diesel cars from 2024

Rome plans to ban diesel cars from the city centre from 2024. Mayor Virginia Raggi made the announcement this week as part of the city’s efforts to tackle air pollution. She said: “Climate change is changing our lifestyle habits. Our cities risk being faced with unexpected challenges. “If we want to intervene seriously, we must […]