Date of establishment
September 2009, pursuant to Law no. 99 July 23, 2009 and inheriting all the expertise, skills and capability from the prior research bodies (1952 CNRN – National Committee for Nuclear Research, 1960 CNEN – National Committee for Nuclear Energy, 1982 ENEA – National Committee for Research and Development of Nuclear and Alternative Energy).
Since 2015, ENEA is the National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, a public body aimed at research, technological innovation and the provision of advanced services to enterprises, public administration and citizens in the sectors of energy, the environment and sustainable economic development (article 4, Law no. 221 of 28 December 2015).
Ministry of Ecological Transition
Public Institution and National Research Agency
Research and Development
Support to Public Administration, Information and Training
Advanced Technologies for Energy and Industry
Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy
Biomass and Biofuels
Solar Thermal Energy at low and medium temperatures
Hydrogen, Fuel Cells
Energy Storage Systems
Prevention and Recovery
Energy and Environmental Modelling
Antarctic Expeditions and Research in Polar Areas
Radiation Biology and Human Health
Metrology of Ionizing Radiation
Sustainable Development and Innovation of the Agro-Industrial System
Studies and research, under a Programme Agreement with the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, aimed at innovating the National Electric System to make it cheaper, safer and more environmentally-friendly.
National organization with branches throughout the whole country: i.e. 1 Rome Headquarters, 9 Research Centres, 5 Laboratories, Territorial Offices and the ENEA – EU Liaison Office in Brussels, endowed with a wide range of expertise, advanced facilities and instruments put at the disposal of both the ENEA research programmes and the Nation’s scientific and entrepreneurial communities.
2 526 in 2019See the organisational structure