Paolo Scaroni, chief executive officer for Italian energy company Eni, discusses his company's multimillion-dollar research partnership with MIT during a Feb. 26 press conference. The company has pledged $50 million in funding over the next five years, half of which will also go toward establishing the Eni-MITEI Solar Frontiers Research Program. The remainder of the donation will support Eni's founding membership in the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI).
MIT and Italian energy company Eni today announced a major energy research partnership, including a program focusing on the development of advanced solar technologies, from novel photovoltaic materials to the design of solar power plants. 1/15/2008