Snam is one of Europe’s main regulated gas companies, with more than 3.000 employees and a turnover of €2.6 bln in 2019. Snam participates in numerous institutional and associative worktables dedicated to hydrogen at a national and international level. At European level, Snam is part of the Hydrogen Europe network, working to make Fuel Cell and Hydrogen (FCH) technologies an everyday reality in Europe. Snam is also part of the Hydrogen Council, a coalition of leading companies in their respective sectors, committed to accelerating hydrogen investments.
In 2019, Snam has built a new business unit (BUH2) dedicated to the development and exploitation of hydrogen. In the last year Snam HR department was strongly devoted to access to highly qualified and motivated workforce to assist future recruitment, with expertise along the whole H2 value chain.
SINTEF is a broad, multidisciplinary research organisation with international top-level expertise in the fields of technology, natural sciences, medicine and social sciences, one of the largest contract research institutions in Europe (staff 2000+). The Department “Sustainable Energy Technology” has several research groups focusing on Hydrogen based Technologies covering e.g. electrolysis, fuel cells, batteries, solar cells and membrane reactors along the whole value chain. The Electrochemical energy conversion and system solutions group (EES) led by Dr. Kyrre Sundseth performs scientific research for the development and implementation of sustainable electrochemical energy systems. Both low temperature and high temperature electrolysis & fuel cells technologies, batteries, solar cells and gas separation membranes are sustainable technologies with an increasing number of commercial applications in the energy sector, in maritime industry, in land-based industry, in transportation and aviation, and in building & construction.
Shell is an international energy company with expertise in the exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. It has more than 80,000 employees in more than 70 countries. The Company uses advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. It’s strategy is to accelerate the energy transition of our business to net-zero emissions, purposefully and profitably.
Repsol is a multi-energy company with the mission of providing energy to society efficiently and sustainably. Its new Global Sustainability Plan (GSP) is fully aligned with the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The employees are more than 24,000, representing 79 nationalities. Repsol Group operates in the following business segments: Upstream, Industrial, Commercial, and Low Carbon Generation. Repsol Group is aligning its entire value chain to achieve, in the short-medium term, the decarbonization of industrial processes and boost the development of Renewable Hydrogen economy through different hubs in the Iberian Peninsula (through Repsol Hidrógeno S.A.). Repsol has the clear ambition to lead Renewable Hydrogen development in the Iberian Peninsula and elsewhere.
Safetec is a leading provider of risk management services. Safetec is a full range supplier of services within safety, security, reliability, and emergency preparedness. We have about 150 consultants in offices in Norway, Sweden, UK, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. Safetec ‘s interest in hydrogen stems from a wish to contribute to the development of safe and optimized solutions for new technology. Safetec also has a special interest in analysing the strength of knowledge in risk assessments and compare the overall risk picture for a range of energy carriers used in different energy systems, with a view to provide science-based recommendations to stakeholders.
Fondazione develops multidisciplinary innovation projects in partnership with companies, public authorities and research centers, in Italy, across Europe and worldwide; it is engaged in enhancing the Politecnico di Milano’s development path of accessible innovation and to share the many strengths that define its research in the fields of engineering, architecture and industrial design. The Hydrogen Joint Research Platform is an initiative of Politecnico di Milano managed by Fondazione Politecnico di Milano with a strong focus on the hydrogen infrastructure. It comprises Edison, Eni and SNAM as Founders, as well as a number of other associated companies.