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    February 20, 2014 - THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE MINISTER OF THE ENVIRONMENT: “WE MUST REPLACE OLD SYSTEMS”

    Even if we manage to avoid total disaster in the coming decades, the climate of our planet is going to get worse. Against this backdrop, it is our responsibility to improve a number of things, including air quality. This was the message at Progetto Fuoco in Verona Exhibition Centre today from Gianni Silvestrini, an advisor to the Italian Minister of the Environment. He was speaking at the end of a conference entitled “Emissions from biomass-fuelled household heating systems. The state of the ... read more

    February 20, 2014 - ITALY IS THE WORLD’S BIGGEST PELLET CONSUMER, ATTRACTING INTEREST FROM BIG RETAILERS

    Italy is the world’s biggest pellet consumer. More and more Italian families are using pellets to heat their homes and the country consumes 3 million tonnes of the fuel a year, but the annual production rate stands at just 300,000 tonnes. Until 2012-13, imports of more than 90% of the pellets came from suppliers in Austria, Germany, Slovenia and Croatia, but more recently the crisis in Europe has led (first and foremost in Austria) to a fall in production and an increase in domestic demand in... read more

    February 05, 2014 - PROGETTO FUOCO STARTS ON 19 FEBRUARY

    Just a few days before the start, the numbers are already looking good for Progetto Fuoco, which will take place in Verona from 19 to 23 February. It is the leading international exhibition in its field, with approximately 653 exhibitors, 33% of whom are foreign. They come from 36 different countries. The number of participants is up by more than 20% on the last event in 2012. The number of pavilions has also increased to no fewer than six, in addition to the outdoor areas, while the amount o... read more

    December 06, 2013 - PF- INTERNATIONAL PELLET MARKET

    Progetto Fuoco 2014 will provide pellet manufacturers with countless opportunities for meetings and business deals. Indeed, the exhibition area for these companies will be named “PF – International Pellet Market”. The pellet requirements of the Italian market have aroused the interest of the leading manufacturers in Europe, Canada and the United States. Progetto Fuoco 2014 will be the venue for an authentic international pellet market where supply and demand will come together and price... read more

    October 22, 2013 - FIRE AND DESIGN

    From 19 to 23 February 2014, Veronawill once again play host to Progetto Fuoco, the leading international exhibition in its field and the number one showcase for the innovative abilities of companies that have combined stylish designs and technological development in their stoves and fireplaces. As well as fitting in perfectly in any architectural setting, their high performance products are environmentally friendly and easy to install and use. They also benefit from a range of incentives for... read more

    September 25, 2013 - PF TECHNOLOGIES 2014: THE GROUPS OF THE AIEL CHAIN ON DISPLAY “FROM THE WOODS TO THE FIREPLACE!”

    The PF Technologies area has been created by AIEL (the Italian Agro-Forestry Energy Association), a technical partner of the international Progetto Fuoco exhibition. At the next event, it will focus in particular on the development of the market and three key terms in the wood and energy supply chain: quality, professionalism and technological innovation. The promotion, information and market development activities will revolve around the five AIEL chain groups: agroforestry biomass; ENplus p... read more

    July 15, 2013 - BENEFITS AND INCENTIVES FOR THE USE OF BIOMASS-FUELLED HEATING

    Interest has been piqued in the use of biomass-fuelled equipment by Italy’s Renewable Heat Incentive (introduced by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development in a Legislative Decree of 28/12/2012 that was published in issue 1 of the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic of 02/01/2013 and entitled “Incentives for the generation of renewable heat energy and small-scale energy efficiency schemes”.). A presentation of the decree was given on 28 June at Verona Exhibition Centre during the ge... read more

    July 09, 2013 - FIRE LIGHTS UP THE MARKET

      In recent years, Italy has become a leading exporter of biomass-fuelled fireplaces and stoves. It has gained a significant share of the European and international markets. It has achieved these impressive results thanks to the capacity for innovation of the companies in the trade. They have invested in order to create new prospects for an industry that is striving to reach a whole new level. This is a sector that has always been extremely dynamic. Its latest offerings will be on d... read more

    April 15, 2013 - THE WARMTH OF A BURNING FIRE

    Piemmeti, the organizer of the exhibition in Verona, has started work on the 2014 event, which is already being eagerly awaited by the members of the trade. Progetto Fuoco is a leading international biennial fair for technology based on the use of biomass. Its prestige is growing in parallel with the continually and rapidly increasing utilization of renewable energy.   As usual, the ninth Progetto Fuoco will take place in Verona Exhibition Centre, where five of the halls are equippe... read more

    April 10, 2013 - PROGETTO FUOCO: THE WARMTH OF A BURNING FIRE

    As usual, the ninth Progetto Fuoco will take place in Verona Exhibition Centre, where five of the halls are equipped for the display of working stoves, fireplaces and boilers. It is an exhibition for professional members of the trade, designers, technicians and business owners. Large numbers of them are expected to come from all overEuropeand various countries further afield. On Saturday and Sunday, they will be joined by consumers, who are showing more and more interest in the alternati... read more