Lombardy Region and Italian energy company, Eni of Italy, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for long-term sustainable development at Eni’s refinery in Sannazzaro de’ Burgondi.
Attilio Fontana – President of the Lombardy Region, and Giuseppe Ricci – Eni’s Chief Refining & Marketing Officer signed an MoU at Eni’s refinery in Sannazzaro de’ Burgondi.
With a low-carbon future in mind, they’ll implement a joint, round development course of, leading to the research and definition of recent industrial fashions for long-term sustainable development.
The agreement units out the cornerstones of the collaboration: to safeguard natural sources through the use of them efficiently and sustainably; to promote the recovery, reuse, and extension of merchandise’ helpful life; to provide sustainable energy products, such as biofuels and biochemicals, and to encourage biomass or waste merchandise.
The initiatives will embody research to boost and optimize city waste management through digital mapping and traceability programs. These efforts will focus mainly on organic waste, with Eni at the moment engaged on a pilot plant for bio-oil production in Gela utilizing its Waste to Fuel technology.
Different initiatives embody recovering biological mud and plastic waste by recycling technologies or conversion in chemical and energy intermediates and leveraging waste biomass from manufacturing chains in Lombardy, significantly from rice, dairy, and meat industries, to collect animal fat.
The Region of Lombardy and Eni will research virtuous models for collecting and recovering used home oils for biofuel production, and the restoration and reuse of business or home water for production purposes. There’s alternative for renewable energy production initiatives to be rolled out in industrial areas that are being redeveloped or have already been upgraded.
Concerning mobility, the two our bodies also purpose to establish options to cut back emissions and improve the user-efficiency of private cars, public transport, and automotive sharing.
By 2025, the company commits to cut back the emissions intensity of upstream actions by about 45%, remove flaring processes, and reduce methane emissions by 80%.