Padua has been awarded as first in the Res Champions League 2012, the European championship for renewable energies, awarding the best performances on green energy sources and energetic local policies for townships with more than 100 thousand inhabitants.

The competition called the attention on a positive trend for the whole Italian national territory, especially for the PV field, in which, during 2011, Italy gained the first place for installed capacity.

Sorgent.e group contributed directly and significantly to the development of renewable energies in the Padua area, with projects executed both on PV and on hydroelectric fields.

As for the PV field, in addition to a number a plants on industrial buildings for hundreds of kW, the most important project is the participation as EPC contractor to the execution, through the subsidiary company S.T.E. Energy Spa, of the biggest European roof mounted PV plant at the “Interporto” of Padua.

As for the hydroelectric field, through the subsidiary company C.E.V. S.r.l., Sorgent.e has been the owner of the Voltabarozzo HEPP (Padua) for more than 10 years, which is located inside the gates of the regulation facilities on the Bacchiglione river.