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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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Biomass and Air Quality

Piacenza, 2017 October 10th

LEAP – Piacenza Technopole, Politecnico di Milano and Bioenergy 2020+ organize a seminar

A seminar on the theme of “Biomass and Air Quality” will be held at the Piacenza Campus of Politecnico di Milano. The seminar is organized by LEAP (Piacenza Technopole), Politecnico di Milano and Bioenergy 2020+.
Bioenergy 2020+ is an Austrian research centre whose activities cover all relevant technologies for the efficient and environmentally friendly provision of fuels, heat and power from biomass. The centre also researches options for the industrial and non-energy use of biomass.
The seminar will focus on the issue of emissions generated by biomass combustion in small-scale applications and on the technical strategies to mitigate these emissions.

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LEAP with Emilia-Romagna Region at EXPO 2017 Astana “Future Energy”

Astana, Kazakhstan, 2017 September 3rd

Alberto Sogni will present the Clust-ER “Energy and Sustainable Development”

Emilia-Romagna Regional Week at Expo 2017 Astana, whose theme is “Future Energy”, will be held from the 3rd to the 7th of September in the Italian Pavilion. The main event will be the Sustainability Forum, that embraces 4 workshops focusing on Green Economy issues, with the active participation of regional and national institutions and companies.

Alberto Sogni, director of LEAP, will present the regional Clust-ER “Energy and Sustainable Development” in the workshop that will be held on September 3rd under the title “Transition towards a Low Carbon Economy: Scenarios and Technologies”.

Download the program of the International Sustainability Forum

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 ).

Link: http://www.energycluster.it/en

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