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Abstract

This is part of a case series. The case illustrates how a major Italian public utility company (Hera Group) developed a practical initiative of circular economy, by using second life plastic for a new type of pipeline. The adoption of this new solution under different context conditions is shown and discussed.

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2018-2020.

Geographical setting

Region:
Europe
Country:
Italy
Location:
Bologna

Featured company

Hera Group
Employees:
5001-10000
Turnover:
EUR 7.5 billion (2019)
Type:
Public company
Industry:
Utilities, electricity and gas

Featured protagonist

  • Marcello Bondesan (male), Engineer

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Abstract

This is part of a case series. The case illustrates how a major Italian public utility company (Hera Group) developed a practical initiative of circular economy, by using second life plastic for a new type of pipeline. The adoption of this new solution under different context conditions is shown and discussed.

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Settings

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2018-2020.

Geographical setting

Region:
Europe
Country:
Italy
Location:
Bologna

Featured company

Hera Group
Employees:
5001-10000
Turnover:
EUR 7.5 billion (2019)
Type:
Public company
Industry:
Utilities, electricity and gas

Featured protagonist

  • Marcello Bondesan (male), Engineer

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