Plenitude and Volvo Trucks Italia sign renewable energy agreement

Plenitude and Volvo Trucks Italia sign renewable energy agreement

Plenitude (Eni) and Volvo Trucks Italy have signed an agreement for the installation of 5 new photovoltaic systems that will help to supply renewable energy, starting this year, as many Volvo Truck Center dealers in Northern Italy.

The project will have a production capacity of 550,000 kWh per year and will allow Volvo Trucks Italia to improve the energy efficiency of its sites with a view to greater sustainability. Renewable energy production will make it possible to avoid CO2 emissions of around 220 tons per year*. In addition to the installation, the agreement also covers the management and maintenance of the plants for the first 5 years and the development of a continuous performance monitoring system.

Pasquale Cuzzola, Director of Plenitude’s Italian Retail Market, said: “This partnership is in line with Plenitude’s strategy to create value through the energy transition and achieve zero CO2 emissions by 2040 throughout the entire supply chain. value, including those of our customers. We are therefore pleased to make our solutions in the renewable sector and advanced technological systems available to the offices of Volvo Trucks Italy, which will allow an efficient and sustainable use of energy and also reduce the associated costs”.

Giovanni Dattoli, Managing Director of Volvo Trucks Italy, commented: “Volvo Trucks is fully investing in sustainability and this project in Italy is fully in line with our decarbonisation strategy, which not only applies to the vehicles we sell but also where we work. We are delighted with the agreement with Plenitude , the ideal partner who will accompany us on the path of integrity, and allow us to make a solid and sustainable contribution to the environment”.

Calculation based on a conversion factor equal to 0.400 KgCO2/kWh – Source Report ISPRA (Advanced Institute for Environmental Protection and Research) 2022.