Italy is a leading economy, ranked 11th in the world. The industrial sector drives the economy; it employs more than 30% of the working population and accounts for 25% of GDP. But, it faces challenges of poor economic growth and restricted competitiveness – partly due to high electricity costs.
The government wants the industrial and manufacturing sector to maintain a central role in the Italian economy. Sustainable growth will only happen if the competitiveness of the economic system improves.
In his latest report for the IEA Clean Coal Centre, Prospects for coal and clean coal technologies in Italy, Dr Stephen Mills . . .