Fairs: biomass heating exhibition opens in Verona – Veneto

Fourteen thousand wood-energy companies, turnover of 4 billion

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(ANSA) – VERONA, 04 MAY – The 2022 edition of Progetto Fuoco was inaugurated today at the Verona Fair, the most important world event dedicated to biomass heating, promoted by Piemmeti at Veronafiere until 7 May.

“The recent surge in the price of gas in the bill, which does not seem destined to return at least in the short term – said Raul Barbieri, general manager of Piemmeti – has made it clear that a real energy transition has a duty to be sustainable not only from the point of view from an environmental point of view, but also from a social and economic point of view “. “This – he explained – is generating a strong awareness on the part of consumers. The market is intercepting this recovery, offering solutions that increase the efficiency of the plants and develop their digitization”.

According to data from the Observatory of the Italian Agroforestry Energy Association (Aiel), wood is the first among renewable energy sources (33% in Italy and 40% in the world) and the second source of heating for Italian families. A sector of the Italian industry, that of the wood-energy chain, which boasts a turnover of 4 billion euros, with 14,000 companies employing 72,000 employees, of which 43,000 are direct and 29,000 are linked to related industries; considered an excellence of Made in Italy, with 70% of pellet appliances (ANSA).

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