Enel X and Aeroporti di Roma (AdR), operator of Italy's largest airport Rome–Fiumicino International Airport "Leonardo da Vinci (
FCO), won a grant of €3.15 million
from the European Innovation Fund for its airPort sustaInability secONd lifE battERy storage (PIONEER)
project. The winning consortium also includes Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, which carries out research and development for the energy transition. PIONEER is one of
32 projects selected by the EU to bring innovative low carbon technologies
to the market.