The opening of a hydrogen refuelling station at the Eni Live Station in Mestre Venice is the first target of a project in which Eni, Toyota, the Municipality and the Metropolitan City of Venice are working together to promote sustainable mobility in the area of Venice through the construction of new infrastructure. Furthermore, it is a tangible step towards the creation of a distribution network for hydrogen-powered vehicles. The station is equipped with two dispensing points, with a capacity of over 100 kg/day, and with innovative safety equipment.
An integrated approach to sustainable mobility
To make the mobility sector increasingly sustainable, Eni proposes a mix of solutions that includes energy carriers such as biofuels also produced from waste and refuse, biomethane, hydrogen and electricity, together with services such as Enjoy car sharing that helps to decongest traffic in city centres. Hydrogen in particular has great development potential in the medium term as an energy carrier for cars, but especially in hard-to-abate transport sectors such as heavy and long-haul road transport.
This approach has been achieved both through constant research and development as well as agreements and partnerships with other industry players. According to Eni, the development of sustainable mobility initiatives, based on innovative solutions, is one of the tools to achieve the 2050 net zero emissions target and to provide its customers with a variety of fully decarbonised products and services.
Venice for Sustainability
The inauguration of the hydrogen plant in the Eni Live Station is part of the broader horizon of the 'Venice World Capital of Sustainability' project, which was launched with the objective of promoting an environmental, economic, social and urban planning model for the sustainable development of the City of Venice and the Venetian lagoon.
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