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15 October 2021 - Our CEO Toni Volpe took part in Aurora Energy Research’s Energy Unplugged episode, in dialogue with Matteo Coriglioni, Market Lead for Italy. Among the topics discussed in the podcast were the energy transition and Falck Renewables’ strategy in terms of expanding to new markets and technologies, the role of policy in decarbonisation and renewables development and the impact of the Next Generation EU fund in accelerating the energy transition in Europe.
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7 October 2021 - Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy are exploring opportunities for developing floating offshore wind projects in the Celtic Sea off the coast of Cornwall and Wales. The two companies are already partners in potential floating offshore wind projects in Scotland, where they have submitted applications in the ScotWind leasing round, as well as in Italy.
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30 September 2021 - Energy Team has obtained ISO 14001 certification, relating to the Environmental Management System. This important milestone is in addition to ISO 50001 for the Energy Management System, ISO 9001 for the Quality Management Systems and UNI CEI 11352 ESCo for the Energy Service Company. For the complete list of certifications click here. This important certification process demonstrates that the company has a robust management system in place in order to monitor the environmental impacts of its activities and systematically seeks its improvement in a consistent, effective...
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24 September 2021 – On behalf of the City Council, the Mayor of Tordesillas has signed an agreement with Falck Renewables to complete the archeological project at Falck Renewables’ Carrecastro windfarm during the construction phase of the windfarm. This new phase of work will last approximately one year and the scientific results will be published in the first half of 2022. The archaeological excavation at the Carrecastro site, carried out during the construction of the windfarm, started in 2019 and has unearthed interesting relics related to the Bronze Age in the Douro Valley.
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23 September 2021 - Tomorrow, at 4pm, we will take part in the "International Week of Happiness at Work 2021" organised by People 3.0. Our CEO Toni Volpe, our Global Head of HR & Organization, Anastasia Titova, and Luisa Della Monica, Global Learning & Talent Manager of Falck Renewables, will participate as speakers in the panel "Happiness and performance". The conference will focus on performance appraisal linked to wellbeing indicators and on the changing role of the manager, from a motivator to a leader who pays attention to discomfort in order to help the people find the right balance.
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23 September 2021 – Energy use is responsible for about one-third of greenhouse gases emitted by food systems. However, large disparities remain in the access to and use of sustainable, clean energy for agricultural activities across the world. In the lead up to the UN Food Systems Summit and the High-Level Dialogue on Energy, accelerated action is needed to achieve sustainability and climate resilience for both food and energy systems.
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26 July 2021 - Falck Renewables is the first company in Spain to obtain the Certificate of Excellence in Sustainability and Biodiversity conservation in solar plants. This recognition, issued by the Unión Española Fotovoltaica (UNEF), acknowledges that the land on which the solar plant is installed meets the highest standards of social and environmental integration. The project recognized is located in the Valencian town of Chiva, it combines an innovative engineering design with the most suitable agricultural technology for the area. The project is designed to ensure the installation of rows of photovoltaic modules are compatible with local crops which, among other advantages, encourages pollination. It also allows for grazing and ensures biodiversity, in order to maintain and increase, local agricultural activity.
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19 July 2021 - Our strong commitment to ESG issues especially at Board and top management level is expressed in all the fields we undertake. Recognition of our work on ESG and promoting a sustainable financial culture won our Investor Relations the award for #ESG metrics Mid Small caps by the Associazione Italiana Investor Relations - AIR. Thanks to Giorgio Botta, Head of Investor Relations, and all those who spread our sustainable financial culture for this significant award.
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16 July 2021 - Falck Renewables is once again a partner of the "Cresco Award Sustainable Cities", the contest now in its sixth edition and promoted by Fondazione Sodalitas in collaboration with ANCI and 17 associated companies, to reward the best sustainability projects of municipalities in line with the objectives of the UN 2030 Agenda. The 6th edition of the "Cresco Award Sustainable Cities", the contest promoted by Fondazione Sodalitas in collaboration with ANCI and 17 member companies, to reward the best sustainability projects of municipalities in line with the objectives of the UN 2030 A...
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15 July 2021 - CFOAward 2021: Accuracy and ANDAF - Associazione Nazionale Direttori Amministrativi e Finanziari (National Association of Administrative and Financial Managers) award the CFO of the year in collaboration with Borsa Italiana and ELITE . Congratulations to Paolo Rundeddu who was awarded in the category of companies listed on the MTA for coordinating the issue of the first green convertible bond in Italy and for his important contribution to the dissemination of a sustainable financial culture. To read the Press Release: https://bit.ly/2UQukTJ
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13 July 2021 - Our workshop "The agrivoltaic approach: from design to certification" will take place on Thursday 15 July, at 09.30 AM, at the "Le Ciminiere" Congress Centre in Catania, as part of Catania 2030 - Green Expo of the Mediterranean. During the workshop, representatives from academia (University of Catania), environmental associations (Legambiente), the agricultural sector (Confagricoltura), public institutions (Regione Siciliana) and certification bodies (Certiquality) will discuss the best way to agree the key requirements defining the good design, implementation and management of an agrivoltaic system, to pave the way to adopting a certifiable standard.
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12 July 2021 - As part of our commitment to involve local communities in our business, we have just launched our first Italian online lending-based crowdfunding platform, allowing communities living around our renewables plants to invest in our projects our activities and receive fixed annual interest. The project allows the redistribution of the value created by our renewable generation plants across the territory, in a shared development perspective that places us as enablers in the spread of a sustainable energy culture. To browse the crowdfunding platform (in Italian): https://bit.ly/3yOE...
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29 June 2021 - Today and tomorrow, we are delighted to be participating for the 3rd time in Borsa Italiana’s Italian Sustainability Week! Participating in investor days is crucial to our work: it enables us to spread the word about our progress in recent years towards improving our ESG performance and the resulting intrinsic value of our company. Sustainability and ESG were key to our business long before it was fashionable. Our sustainable growth strategy, commitments, and achievements in the words of Simona Gambini, our Global Head of Communication and Stakeholder Engagement 👉 https://bit....
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22 June 2021 - We have been working with a number of organisations on eSG Lab, an initiative which aims to support the sustainable development of companies of all sizes through the full integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in decision-making and governance processes. Created to implement the commitment expressed by 77 business leaders who have joined the "CEOs Call to Action", the Europe-wide scheme has been led by Fondazione Sodalitas in Italy to mobilize companies, their stakeholders, civil society and institutions towards sustainable and inclusive growth. eSG ...
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18 June 2021 - On Friday 18 June 2021, we took part in the convention "Cohesion is Competition - New Geographies of Value Production in Italy", promoted by the Symbola foundation. Through the words of the president Enrico Falck, we deepened the theme of our approach in the territories that host our plants. The importance of local communities for the territory and how Falck Renewables transforms the Relational Capital in concrete actions was discussed: from local development to responsible supply chain. The conference was held at 10.00 a.m. in live streaming and can be listened to on the site:...
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17 June 2021 - In June and July, more than 70 colleagues participate in the Digital challenge against hunger, an event that combines sport and gamification as a driver of solidarity and engagement. The challenge was promoted by the international humanitarian organisation Azione Contro la Fame, and takes place through an App that allows participants to compete in running, walking, cycling and yoga, as well as taking a number of quizzes to help them better understand the consequences of climate change. Practising sport regularly, as well as generating mental and physical wellbeing, creates a s...
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Michela Bambara has been appointed by the Minister for Technological Innovation and Digital Transition, Vittorio Colao, as one of the first experts who will be part of the Advisory Committee for Digital PA, an advisory body of the Minister and the Department of digitization of Public Administration.
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21 April 2021 - Falck Renewables is among the companies associated with Fondazione Sodalitas to have taken part in the survey carried out by the Foundation on employee volunteering analyzed from the point of view of the employees.
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April 13, 2021 - Tomorrow, we will participate in the ANEV, AIEE and FREE's conference "Economic aspects related to the development of offshore wind in Italy". Falck Renewables will be represented by Fabrizio Tortora, Head of Business Development, who will intervene in the round table with the companies.
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March 30, 2021 - Falck Renewables has been awarded within the "Award for the best strategy on capital markets", in the category "Fund raising in Equity Capital Markets - MTA" with other listed companies. The Award is promoted by Equita, with the sponsorship of Università Bocconi and Borsa Italiana.
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March 17, 2021 - Tomorrow, we are taking part in the webinar “An Introduction to BlueFloat Energy and Falck Renewables”, organized by UK Energy Industries Council (EIC), talking about partnership for ScotWind.
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Falck Renewables is among the five companies promoting the second edition of Italian “Accademia del Sole”, a specialization course for future photovoltaic installers and maintenance technicians in Italy, promoted by ELIS, under the patronage of Elettricità Futura.
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Falck Renewables’ wholly owned subsidiary Vector Renewables has recently closed an agreement for the management of a 127 MW solar PV portfolio, including 30 MW of Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). With this new contract, Vector Renewables establishes itself as the first independent 3rd party asset manager involved in the management of batteries in Australia.
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We are sponsoring the Scottish Council for Development and Industry’s Harnessing Value for Scotland from Offshore Wind event on February 4 with BlueFloat Energy.
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Two wind energy pioneers will work together to unlock the potential of floating wind energy in Scotland and deliver economic growth for the broader Scottish community. Wind farm owner, operator and developer Falck Renewables, through its UK subsidiary Falck Renewables Wind Ltd (FRWL), and offshore wind experts BlueFloat Energy are set to jointly apply for one or more seabed leases in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing round for offshore wind projects.
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We have launched our first community benefit scheme in Spain - and the very first in the Mediterranean area - propelled with part of the revenues of our Carrecastro windfarm, located in the municipalities of Tordesillas and Velilla, Castilla y León region.
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Falck Renewables sustainability and community engagement approach has been highlighted in “The Pulse” session on WindTV at the WindEnergy Hamburg global event, organized by WindEurope (1-4 December). In a 8-minute video we showcased our commitment for the sustainability of local communities living around our wind farms, through our voice and, more importantly, through the voices of the communities themselves.
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The fifth edition of Cresco Award was held on November 19, 2020. The initiative, promoted by Fondazione Sodalitas, was organized within the XXXVII Anci Assembly. We participated in this edition - as in 2019 - awarding the Municipality of L'Aquila for a participatory project of electric mobility, as part of the awards made available by the event’s partner companies, in the category "Bottom-up initiatives of local energy sustainability".
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After UK and Sweden, today we are launching Falck Renewables Renewable Energy Studies Support Scheme in Spain. Students living around our wind farms in Tordesillas and Velilla (Castilla y León) and in Muel (Aragón) can apply to receive financial support in their effort to gain an education in the renewable/sustainable energy sector.
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On October 29, we hosted the 3rd Falck Renewables Sustainable Community Forum with a gathering of about 70 delegates from the Local Communities living around our wind farms in the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Norway.
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We have joined Symbola Foundation, a community of Italian companies and organisations that focus on green economy, culture and social cohesion as the key drivers to increase the economic and social values as part of their activities.
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On November 18, 2020, within the ANCI (Italian Municipalities National Association) National Assembly, we will participate in the "Cresco Award Città Sostenibili" contest digital event by Fondazione Sodalitas and we will award a “Premio Impresa” to the best bottom-up sustainable local energy initiative in Italy.
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Sustainable growth of renewables means first and foremost the development of long-term contracts (PPA): today we marked another important step in the Nordics market.
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Our commitment towards the territories in which we operate continues: we have delivered 70 air purifiers (ozonizers) to schools in the Municipality of Trezzo (Milan) to allow sanitation of school buildings.
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On June 30, Toni Volpe participated in the Open Factory Lab event on Corriere.it. The interview, led by Daniele Manca, focused on the energy market and the opportunities offered by renewables.
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On June 24, at the Annual General Assembly, Wind Europe members elected Toni Volpe in the Association’s board for the 2020-22 term. We congratulate our CEO on this important assignment.
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The World Economic Forum has selected our financial cooperative scheme (a.k.a BenCom) as a major disruptive innovation in the energy sector from the past decade.
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Yesterday we have launched our first community benefit scheme in Norway, propelled with part of the revenues of our Hennøy windfarm, in Bremanger Kommune.
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Sustainability naturally drives every sector of our business. For us, sustainability is what defines the space within which our strategic guidelines are drawn up and our activities are implemented. We are guided by a sustainable strategy.
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We are among the first 110 companies supporting the Manifesto "Recovering from the Pandemic with a New Green Deal in Italy", an initiative to relaunch the economy in a green perspective.
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To alleviate the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, we have launched an international program - for a total value of € 720 thousand - that includes targeted actions in the local communities and territories where we operate.
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"We strongly believe in these activities which aim to offer new weapons in the fight against the serious health crisis we are experiencing. We believe it is a strong ethical and social duty to support research, looking for a better and more sustainable future for everyone", said the CEO Toni Volpe.
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Our brand identity plays around the concept of being enabler. An enabler generates and transmits the power to achieve goals, sharing his experience, spreading his knowledge and offering his expertise. The power to innovate and grow in a sustainable way.
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We are fully involved in the global energy transition. We contribute to this change by evolving our business model, strengthening our growth path. On March 12 we presented our Roadmap 2025