Goals and results

Iren Group's Business Plan to 2024, which has 2018 as its starting point, has defined focus areas related to sustainability to ensure ofe resources to ensure continuous improvement in Iren's performance.


With regard to each focus area, this page shows the steps achieved in 2018 and 2019 thanks to Iren actions and the trend compared to the 2024 target - download the summary report.

area focus indicatori 2018 2019 target 2024
su 2018
Decarbonisation Carbon intensity of energy production (tCO2/MWh) 0.456 0.448 -3%
CO2 avoided by waste recovery (material and energy) (t) 745,686 979,755 +56%
Energy saving (Toe) 628,159 673,854 +20%
Energy from renewable and similar sources (% of total) 86.9% 76.2% over 75%
Circular economy Sorted municipal waste (kg/inh/year) 373 402 +8%
Unsorted municipal waste produced (kg/inh/year) 207 196 -24%
Waste treated at Group material recovery facilities (t) 158,982 304,524 +620%
Energy produced from waste (MWh / t) 0.725 0.744 +3%
Water resources Water withdrawal from the environment for drinking use (l/inh*d) 293 291 -5%
Water network leaks (%) 34.8% 33.4% -14%
Districtised and monitored water networks (% of total) 46.0% 52.1% +65%
Purification capacity (Inhabitants Equivalent) 3,404,000 3,408,172 +16%
Resilient cities District heated volumes (Mmc) 93.8 95.0 +12%
Installed power generation (MW) 5.1 5.2 +139%
Smart gas meter (% of total) 52% 76% +83%
Ecomobility Group fleet (% low impact vehicles on total) 14% 16% +150%

For each focus area, Iren has identified actions and objectives to achieve the results envisaged by the Business Plan to 2024. See the details on the dedicated page

The table below shows data for the year 2017 - download the summary report.

area focus indicatori 2017
Decarbonisation Carbon intensity of energy production (tCO2/MWh) 0.448
CO2 avoided by waste recovery (material and energy) (t) 797,492
Energy saving (Toe) 643,772
Energy from renewable and similar sources (% of total) 85.5%
Circular economy Sorted municipal waste (kg/inh/year) 349
Unsorted municipal waste produced (kg/inh/year)  227
Waste treated at Group material recovery facilities (t) 80,584
Energy produced from waste (MWh / t) 0.741
Water resources Water withdrawal from the environment for drinking use (l/inh*d) 297
Water network leaks (%) 35.5%
Districtised and monitored water networks (% of total) 41.0%
Purification capacity (Inhabitants Equivalent) 3,344,800
Resilient cities District heated volumes (Mmc) 87
Installed power generation (MW) 5
Smart gas meter (% of total) 31%
Ecomobility Group fleet (% low impact vehicles on total) 10%