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L.E.A.P. - Laboratorio Energia & Ambiente Piacenza (Energy and Environment Laboratory Piacenza) - is a specialized laboratory in the field of highly efficient, low environmental impact energy technology. Activities include applied research, testing, development and technology transfer.  The Laboratory is supported by the Politechnic Institute of Milan and forms part of the Emilia Romagna High Technology Network.

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MatER Study Center organizes, with the scientific support of DICA (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering) and Energy Department of Politecnico di Milano, its 3rd Meeting on Trends and Innovation in Waste Management. The event arises from the fundamental goal of MatER, that is providing a thorough, objective representation of technologies and policies for material and energy recovery from waste, thereby contributing to move toward sustainable waste management. The Meeting aims at being an update on latest trends in Sustainable Waste Management, dealing with regulatory, strategic and technical-scientific aspects.

Lecturers will be chosen through a call-for-abstract, opened from May 30th 2016 to November 30th 2016.

Accepted languages for abstract are Italian and English.

For further information and updates, visit MatER’s web site or web site of the 3rd MatER Meeting.

LEAP fa parte dei Cluster Tecnologici

Piacenza, May 31st, 2016

LEAP Consortium joins Lombardy Energy Cleantech Cluster (LE2C), the industrial cluster of Power Generation, transmission, distribution, energy efficiency and sustainable building.

Lombardy Energy Cleantech Cluster operates as an organized network which facilitates communication along the entire supply chain in order to build fruitful collaborations among its members and promote research projects on the topics that are the core of LEAP mission and expertise.

LEAP referents for LE2C: engineers Martina Fantini ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) and Manuele Gatti ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ).


Cogeneration today. Possibilities and future development

Viterbo, 2016.04.19

LEAP Consortium takes part in the meeting focused on cogeneration that will take place at Tuscia University, in Viterbo. The event is organized by Association of Engineer of Viterbo, with the support of AIDIC (Italian Association of Chemical Engineers).

The meeting has the aim to make the point about today situation of cogeneration and trigeneration, facing regulatory, management and practical aspects.
Eng. Albertazzi from LEAP will take a presentation about regulatory aspects of cogeneration, in the Italian energetic context.

Program of the event

“Riqualificazione energetica del patrimonio edilizio” (Energy requalification of building heritage) – LEAP takes part in the meeting

Piacenza, 2016.03.21

After the meeting on bioenergies, LEAP keeps contributing to the definition of the new Energy Plan of Emilia Romagna Region. This time the conference theme will be the energy requalification of building heritage. The meeting will take place on March 21st, 2016, at 09:15 a.m. in Bologna, “Sala 20 maggio, della Terza torre della Regione”, viale della Fiera 8.

Different topics will be discussed during the meeting, such as regulatory aspects, available technologies for energy requalification and reports of experiences in this sector.
Eng. Emanuele Martelli from Consortium L.E.A.P. will take a speech on “Sistemi energetici efficienti per distretti urbani intelligenti” (efficient energy systems for intelligent urban districts). He will present results from LEAP research activities on optimization algorithms and artificial intelligence techniques, and of their applications on management and control of tri/cogeneration grids, serving complex urban districts, both conventional and integrated with renewable energy sources.