Energy After Energy: from the present to the future of energy

techniques. VIDEO Demetra An intelligent greenhouse and "vertical farm" built with LSC (luminescent solar concentrator) panels, 3D printing magnets and physical computing. It is capable of producing energy [...] We are focusing on systems that use fewer polluting materials and can be produced at lower cost. Luminescent solar concentrators are used ...

1 April 2016 eni.com Section: media

Eni is a partner of the 2012 MIT Europe Energy Conference

current limits of efficiency and cost of solar technologies, using very thin layers of innovative materials assembled devices built on a nanometric scale luminescent solar concentrators : the study has examined [...] the field of renewable energy - particularly solar energy - is an important part of this project. The programme focuses on six ...

28 March 2012 eni.com Section: enipedia

New solar energy technologies

cells. The aim of the project is to create solar panels using polymers instead of silicon, thereby making them cheaper and more versatile. Eni's advanced organic photovoltaic project (AdvancedOPV) is one [...] to capture the sun's rays Eni and MIT have been working together on advanced solar-power technology ...

6 July 2017 eni.com Section: Innovation

Innovation for Energy

can saw at close hand Eni's portfolio of project designs for renewable energies and energy efficiency. The two main themes are digital life and a solar-driven project. people took part last year 511 contributed [...] in Novara Eni's centre of excellence for technological innovation presents "solar-driven projects ...

1 January 2016 eni.com Section: media

Eni’s commitment to renewables

renewables sources Concentrated solar power (CSP) A project for the development of innovative Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) solutions that can reduce investment costs and for solar thermal energy production. [...] field of solar energy, has been the excellent laboratory performance of flexible polymer cells (> 9% efficiency) and an absolute record in ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: Sustainability

Concentrated solar power

investment costs. Concentrated thermodynamic solar power Energy efficiency and low investment costs. Versatile technology for producing electricity and heat Concentrated solar power (CSP) is a technology at once [...] the versatility of the underlying technology, which can turn solar energy into both electricity and thermal energy . It also provides a low- ...

15 May 2017 eni.com Section: Innovation

Solar cells: lighter and more flexible

News Solar cells: lighter and more flexible The 2016 Eni Award is given to Federico Bella for his research on photopolymers for use in third-generation solar cells. Throwing a light on polymerisation The [...] on photopolymerisation as a versatile tool for the preparation of components for third-generation solar cells . Polymers (plastics ...

20 October 2016 eni.com Section: Innovation

Energy and renewable sources: Eni’s projects

mind, in solar we are focusing on systems that use less polluting materials, can be produced at lower cost and are more easily integrated into buildings - such as organic solar cells and luminescent solar [...] sectors on which our research is focused are solar and biomass, because we believe they offer ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: Innovation

More efficient solar technologies and sensors

More efficient solar technologies and sensors More efficient solar technologies and sensors The study, conducted by an interdisciplinary team of international researchers, is part of the framework agreement [...] modifications - to achieve high efficiency solar devices, by using the same process of capturing light in natural photosynthesis." Eni has therefore promoted ...

17 December 2015 eni.com Section: enipedia

Research alliances and collaborations

numerous patent applications. In 2010, this relationship produced the Solar Frontiers Center, a centre of excellence for Eni research on solar technologies, one of the most important results of this alliance. [...] energy. Topics range from the study of the behaviour of reservoirs to improve extraction to luminescent solar concentrators and ...

12 May 2016 eni.com Section: Innovation