With more than 80 years of experience and a corporate culture based on continuous improvement, we are constantly looking for new ways forward. A considerable part of our investments is aimed at developing technological solutions that can open new frontiers also in renewable energies at a time of energy transition and can make distribution and transport networks more efficient. At Pietro Fiorentini, the future is now.
The future of energy
Hydrogen combustion does not release carbon dioxide, but rather steam, and it is easier to transport and store than electricity. This makes hydrogen the ideal ally for renewable energy production.
Today, hydrogen can only be injected into the pipeline network and blended with natural gas up to certain percentages: we are commited to creating systems and devices that can overcome this limit.
Our hydrogen-journey, which started in 2018, has led us to participate in revolutionary projects such as Hy4Heat, the UK-sponsored plan to verify the safety, technical and economic feasibility of replacing methane gas with 100% hydrogen within domestic/industrial networks, and the H21 Leeds City Gate Project.Discover more
The neutral source
Unlike other renewables, biomethane requires limited investment in terms of infrastructure. Moreover, with regard to emissions, it is considered to be neutral as it is produced via the digestion of biomass from by-products, industrial processing waste and organic material.
Specific incentives promoted at the European level are making its use economically sustainable, and as a result production and use of this source are being strongly encouraged.
Pietro Fiorentini creates integrated, customised solutions that guarantee maximum system output, from the treatment of raw biogas to the injection of biomethane into the grid for the production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and in order for incentives to be granted.Discover more
Storing renewable energy
Managing ‘green electrons’ over time and space is important in order to obtain as much energy as possible when renewable sources such as the sun and the wind are available.
Power-to-gas, a technology that transforms surplus electricity into gas molecules that can be transported over long distances at low cost and can offer the possibility to seasonally store renewable energy, is the answer.
Pure hydrogen injection systems (after blending) and hydrogen-ready grid solutions are just some of the paths we are pursuing to help overcome technological constraints when green gases are introduced.
Particular attention is being paid to Power-to-methane technologies and the possibility of making the green gas produced compatible with the infrastructure from the outset.Discover more
Smart Grids, which integrate different types of energy and make autonomous decisions to optimise energy distribution, are an ambitious project that will, in the very near future, manage energy through networks capable of instantaneously regulating multiple, discontinuous and bidirectional flows.
We have been active for years in researching and developing new solutions that can be used in Smart Grids, especially for natural gas, and that can manage flows from multiple, decentralised production sites and from sources with different characteristics such as hydrogen and biomethane.Discover more
When iron and steel come into contact with an electrolyte, such as soil, a phenomenon called electrolytic corrosion occurs in any infrastructure made of metal.
Electrolytic corrosion cannot be completely eliminated, but specific measures can be taken in the design and construction phases to significantly reduce its effects.
Since the acquisition of the Tecnosystem Group in 2016, our Company has been developing and producing monitoring systems for cathodic protection.
Our range of solutions has since then been enriched with products such as the Remote Terminal Units and monitoring software, as well as the latest generation of data loggers.Discover more