Eni: €1 billion in solar power

Eni: €1 billion in solar power

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This is the figure that could be reached by the financial commitment of the six-legged dog to develop photovoltaics in Sicily, Sardinia and Apulia. This was announced by CEO Descalzi on the sidelines of his meeting at Palazzo Chigi with Matteo Renzi and the CEO of Enel, Francesco Starace, on the country's energy future

During the press conference following his meeting in Palazzo Chigi with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and CEO of Enel Francesco Starace on the subject of renewables and the country’s energy future, CEO of Eni Claudio Descalzi emphasized how the company wants to “promote an industrial transformation, starting from the old and moving towards the new, without scrapping it‘. “We,‘ added Descalzi “for a long time, have been moving towards renewables and, regarding the latter, we will start talking with the Regions, we will approve investments in September and these will start at the beginning of 2017‘. Descalzi stated that Eni will start with two sites in Sicily, two in Sardinia and one in Manfredonia, all dedicated to photovoltaics. “This will create new jobs, while global investment‘ concluded Descalzi “will fluctuate between €700 million and €1 billion‘.