Eni announced that it has signed a joint cooperation agreement (JCA) with ENEA for developing decarbonization as well as ecological energy transition projects, the company said in a statement.
The agreement was signed by President of ENEA Gilberto Dialuce, and the CEO of Eni Claudio Descalzi for three years. According to Eni, the agreement will involve developing prototypes, technologies and innovative processes, feasibility studies and scenario analysis as well as exchanging skills and know-how.
Eni added that the agreement also includes the promotion of joint initiatives worth EUR 8 million comprising the supply of personnel as well as the technical and financial resources of both parties.
On this occasion, Descalzi, stated: “Thanks also to an ever-closer collaboration with the academic world and the research community, Eni is noticeably accelerating on its path of development and application of new clean energy sources. The connection between Eni and world-class research centers such as ENEA is increasingly strong and decisive to trace together the future of energy, as well as being a catalyst for skills and know-how to quickly deploy all available solutions.”
For his part, Dialuce, declared: “The agreement is part of our mission in applied research to develop partnerships with businesses by transferring technologies and advanced services for increased growth and competitiveness. In addition, this agreement strengthens the already existing collaboration with Eni in the ‘National Technological Energy Cluster’, in nuclear fusion and in other initiatives for the circular economy, concentrated solar technology and thermal accumulation.”