Becquerel Electric S.r.l.
Becquerel Electric is an Italian engineering company with headquarters based in Reggio Emilia and branch offices in Reggio Emilia, Bologna and Lamezia Terme. Becquerel is an Independent power producer operating its own six power station plants (photovoltaic and hydroelectric). Becquerel core business is renewable energy plants development, design and advising. Its skills are: hydropower, photovoltaics, wind power, energy trading, energy management, Energy Service Company (ESCo). Becquerel has a robust track record of PPP (Public-Private Partnership) with Public Authorities (PA), for the implementation of effective energy policies such as the Energy Plans for the Municipalities of Parma, Reggio Emilia and the construction of energy plants. Becquerel has designed wind farms for more than 142 MW, hydropower. Becquerel operates also as EPC contractor and construction manager on site.
Becquerel engineers worked in national research programs focused on energy efficiency at district level (city energy plan) and on energy retrofit of hospitals providing some contributions to scientific literature.
Key Personnel and Relevant Expertise
Giacomo Bizzarri, PhD (Male) is an engineer, PhD in Energetic at University of Udine. He is currently an Assistant Professor in “Environmental Technical Physics” and “Industrial Technical Physics” at the University of Ferrara, Department of Architecture, where he is also Contract Professor of “Technologies of Environmental Protection and Restoration” and Vice-Director of the Research Centre “Architettura-Energia”. He is the chairman of the scientific referees committee in the European Project LIFE-LAKS (local accountability for Kyoto goals). Author of the Energy Plans for the Municipalities of Reggio Emilia and Parma, he is also author of more than 70 scientific papers (national and international journals and conferences) and designer and co designer of HVAC, wind power, photovoltaics and mini-hydro plants.
MElena Mainini, M. Bus. Adm., (Female) is the financial advisor of Becquerel Electric. She has been working for many years as clients personal advisors in one of the major banks in Italy, following investments in funds portfolio and special projects. Master Degree in Economic and Business and Administration at the University of Parma, she is assisting Becquerel Electric in all its latest financing regarding in particular one 430 kW photovoltaic plant, some hydro plants and the refurbishing of old mills where Becquerel is upgrading the old wheels with the new more efficient Archimedean screw for the electricity production from the existing heads in the old channels of Emilia Romagna. Elena is also supporting Becquerel in the definition of the crowdfunding procedures that the Company is developing to support the financing of two hydro plants in the Appennines Mountaines within the Proficient European Project, where Becquerel is one of the partner.
Leonardo Fumelli, MSc Civ. Eng., (Male) at the University of Bologna, he is currently the chief engineer of the infrastructure design department in Becquerel. He is co-designer of more than 30 MW of solar photovoltaic plants. He is also in charge of the O&M activities on the MEP plants managed by Becquerel Electric, having a full acknowledge of the BIM models and software as well, especially in relation to their potential in terms of energy management. In the last three years, together with Bizzarri, he has been co-director of works in large industrial plants.
Beatrice Turillazzi, PhD (Female) is an architect, PhD in "Technology of Architecture". She works at Ipostudio as architect since 1999 and technical manager since 2010. She collaborates on research projects carried out by the Department of Architecture at the University of Florence (STREAMER project), the Department of Architecture at the University of Ferrara and the Consorzio Futuro in Ricerca (INCEPTION project). She has been involved at Ipostudio in several EU research projects under FP5, FP6, FP7 and H2020: Brite Euram 4670, Ariadne, IFD, EBOB, SuRE-FIT, PROFICIENT, STREAMER and INSITER.
Laura Ferrari, MSc (Female) graduated in Civil Engineering and Architecture from University of Bologna (2016). In 2014 starts her collaboration with Becquerel Electric. At the moment, she is involved in the management of renewable energy power plant and she is responsible for the mandatory periodic fulfilments required from the national energy Authorities.