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A strategy for green steel

September 2022
WRITTEN BYGiulia Novati
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the technologies available for the decarbonization of the steel sector in Italy and to identify a decarbonization path in response, on the one hand, to the risks of de-industrialization and, on the other, to the risks of lock-in of investments in supply chains that are not compatible with the net zero emissions perspective.

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Gas-to-Clean transition for the Mediterrean

April 2022
WRITTEN BY Annalisa Perteghella
In this new study we analyze the European strategy for emancipation from Russian gas. Solutions involve the Mediterranean, but strategic partnerships are needed with Algeria and Egypt not the creation of other fragile dependencies that also risk undermining the achievement of climate goals.

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Plastics in Italy

April 2022
WRITTEN BY Giulia Novati et al.
The report analyzes critical issues, solutions and future scenarios to promote a decarbonization of the plastics supply chain that will allow the sector to remain competitive and, at the same time, remain aligned with the 2050 climate neutrality goals.

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Climate banks and Green Deal

December 2021
WRITTEN BY Mario Noera, Silvia Ainio
This report reflects on the need to transform the Italian National Promotion Institutes into real climate banks to amplify the impact of public resources dedicated to the green transition.

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Taranto, primary steel production

November 2021
WRITTEN BY Matteo Leonardi, Giulia Novati
Italy is the second largest steel producer in Europe and the 11th largest in the world. In 2019, 23.2 Mt of steel was produced at the Acciaierie d'Italia plant in Taranto (Ex Ilva). In this report we take an in-depth look at steel production in Italy, analyzing the specific case of the only Italian plant that currently produces it, namely the Taranto steel plant

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Climate and development: an industrial strategy

November 2021
WRITTEN BY Matteo Leonardi, Giulia Novati
Full decarbonization by 2050 requires the development of new industrial strategies aligned with climate goals. In this study, we delve into emission reduction technology options and suggest industrial decarbonization strategies to address climate change through the levers of innovation, welfare, and employment.

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Italy ahead of the G20 and Cop26

October 2021
Ahead of the G20 Heads of State and Government Summit in Rome and COP26 in Glasgow, we analysed and identified Italy's climate finance commitments.

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Capacity Market – Advocacy Kit and Position Paper

May 2021
Una breve introduzione al capacity market italiano e le ragioni per cui, a nostro parere, è incoerente e distorsivo con la transizione. Un kit, organizzato per punti, con le nostre proposte di modifica e i nostri suggerimenti in risposta alla consultazione Terna del maggio 2021.

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Notes on Change

May 2021
This document outlines ECCO’s departure point and our initial horizon. These "notes on change" will be strengthened by the ideas and resources our supports provide. ECCO is a free, independent and evolving space for thought and action.

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