‘We might see extreme heat dome weather patterns appearing every other year by the end of the century’

That’s the suggestion by the Met Office climate scientist Freya Garry who spoke to ELN about the extreme heatwaves and wildfires happening across southeast Europe

Enel to buy 527MW of hydro capacity for €1bn

The company will acquire the assets from the Italian renewable energy group ERG

Eni buys Italian onshore wind portfolio

The Italian energy group acquired a portfolio of 13 plants with a total capacity of 315MW

Can hydrogen make steelmaking greener?

Italian firm uses hydrogen/gas mix to heat the furnaces of a steel plant in Milan

EU bank approves €100m financing for Italy’s Dolomiti Energia

It will support the energy company’s projects that include upgrading electricity distribution networks, installing smart and second-generation meters and improving the performance of existing hydropower plants

Eni launches joint venture to pour €800m into renewables

The partnership with lender CDP Equity aims to build a renewable capacity of approximately 1GW by 2025

Italy’s energy demand slumped to record lows in 2020

The country’s fall in energy demand is the highest since the Second World War, a new study finds

Octopus Renewables sells 173MW solar portfolio in Italy

The portfolio involves nine projects north of Rome and eight on the island of Sardinia

Italy’s hardest-hit Covid-19 region to become ‘hydrogen valley’

The area will become home of new hydrogen trains supported by new production facilities

Fiat Chrysler granted €800m financing for EVs in Italy

The European Investment Bank is supporting the development of battery electric vehicles as well as plug-in hybrids