Green gas trial in Italy doubles level of hydrogen in mix to 10%

Snam previously experimentally introduced hydrogen into its natural gas transmission network in Contursi Terme, Salerno, at a level of 5%

EU bank backs EV charging network expansion with €25m loan

Be Charge, a subsidiary of Be Power Group, has set a goal of installing a total of 30,000 charging points across Italy

EU approves €3.2bn state aid by seven nations for battery research and innovation

Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden will provide the funding, with the overall project expected to unlock an additional €5b in private investments

Seven new subsidy-free solar power plants switched on in Italy

Octopus Renewables said the plants, located on the island of Sardinia, have a total capacity of 70MW

Italy to become first nation to make climate change part of the national curriculum

Italy’s Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti told Reuters the move would put Italy at the forefront of environmental education worldwide

EU lends €250m for fusion energy research in Italy

Around 1,500 scientists and technicians will be involved in the project

Nissan and EDF team up to drive smart EV charging

They are offering a new package of both an EV and vehicle-to-grid charging, with the aim of reducing the total cost of ownership for businesses

COP26: Glasgow to host major UN climate change summit next year

Italy will host the preparatory events while the UK will host the main summit under the agreement

COP26: Glasgow chosen to host major UN climate summit in 2020

If the UK’s bid, in partnership with Italy, is successful, the event will take place at the Scottish Events Campus

Air pollution exposure could negatively affect women’s fertility

New research has found women may have an earlier menopause and leave them with fewer years to have children