Thermochemical Power Group
The TPG engineers at University of Genoa headquarters in Villa Cambiaso, Genova (Italy)
Innovative Energy System Laboratory by TPG
0.5 MW electrical power of innovative energy systems are installed for testing at the IES Lab of TPG, Savona Campus (Italy)
Francesco Roncallo co-chairing of the “Sustainable energy for all” panel session
The TPG organised the first panel on "Sustainable energy for all" at the 2018 ASME Turbo Expo, Lillestrom (Norway)
Prof. A.F. Massardo
Prof. Massardo welcome speech
19th Power Systems Computation conference June 2016, Genova, Italy
23rd-27th October 2023: INSPIRE Meeting and Workshop
A inspiring week started with the review of the activity of the 15 Early-Stage Researchers of the Marie Curie project aiming at INSpiring Pressure gain combustion Integration, Research, and Education during the 5th Meeting of the project.Then two days of training on system dynamics and control in theory and practice with lectures by Prof. Massardo, Prof. Traverso, Dr. Purushotaman, Prof. Sorce and Dr. Mantelli, Prof. Silvestri, and Dr. Niccolini, and a visit to Thermochemical Power Group’s IES laboratory and Tirreno Power’s combined cycle power plant. On Friday, Prof. Marullo, by PoliTO, engaged the students on the topic of “School of Innovation and Start-up Entrepreneurship.”
20th March 2023: Ahmed G. Elkafas (PhD student at TPG) has received the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) Ian Telfer prize for the best published paper in their Transactions (under 35 years - environment and energy topics)
8th-9th March 2023: GA of the ROBINSON project in Savona
16th February 2023: Prof. Mario L. Ferrari at the Embassy of Italy in Stockholm (Sweden) for the final-term workshop of the scientific and technological cooperation between Italy and Sweden
kick-off meeting of the European project SINNOGENES
Prof. A. Sorce, Dr. D. Bellotti, and Dr. A. Vannoni in Bruselles for the kick-off meeting of the European project SINNOGENES
17th-18th January 2023: Prof. Mario L. Ferrari, Martina Raggio and Ravi Nath Tiwari at the City University London (UK) for the NextMGT project.
SUPEHR 2023 Conference hosted by UNIGE in Savona Campus and organized in collaboration with TPG will take place from 6th to 8th September 2023.
19th-20th September 2022: Prof. Mario L. Ferrari at Chania (Greece) for the M24 meeting of the ROBINSON project.
12th-14th September 2022: a delegation by TPG at ATI2022.
8th-11th August 2022: a delegation by TPG at ICAE2022.
21st-22nd June 2022: Prof. Ferrari M.L. managed the Second International Summer School (Fundamentals and Applications of Energy Storage) of the NextMGT project.
17th June 2022: Lorenzo Gini represents TPG at the RP1 meeting of the ROBINSON project.
16th June 2022: Prof. Ferrari Mario L. received the Outstanding Service Award by the Cycle Innovations Committee at the ASME Turbo Expo.
13th-17th June 2022: TPG participated with a big part of the staff to the ASME Turbo Expo 2022 in Rotterdam (The Netherlands).
24th March 2022: GA of the SOLARSCO2OL project in Genoa.
22nd-24th March 2022: Prof. Mario L. Ferrari at the online GA of the BRIDGE initiative.
22nd-23rd March 2022: GA of the ENVISION project in Savona.
First week of February 2022: TPG contributes to the UNIGE skying team. First in Italy!
BEST launch event (Rolls-Royce) at British Embassy Rome on 1/12/2021
here the link to the detailed scheduling of the event:
2nd-3rd November 2021: Lorenzo Gini in Glasgow for activities linked with the COP26 event.
Beyond Net Zero – ERG Hackathon 2021
Self-sustainable energy communities and rural development: the project by Irene Fontana and Lorenzo Gini was considered the best of the first edition of Hackathon Beyond Net Zero, launched by ERG, in collaboration with Talent Garden Genova and Master SAFE in Energy Resource Management, to identify the business model of ERG to 2050.
1st-5th November 2021: TPG staff at the 6th Low Emission Advanced Power (LEAP) Workshop organized by NETL (performed in virtual mode)
21st-22nd September 2021: Prof. Mario L. Ferrari and Lorenzo Gini at Egersund (Norway) for the M12 meeting of the ROBINSON project.
Luca Mantelli taking part at ASME Power 2021 conference on 21/7/2021 during the panel session “Digital twin environments for energy system design and performance monitoring with the support of AI methodologies”. His presentation entitled “Cyber-Physical Applications for Emulation of Energy Systems” deals with the emulation of fuel cell hybrid systems, emulation of combined cycles (Pump-Heat EU project), and the training of steam generators operators in a virtual reality environment (PITSTOP project). The other presentation authors were Prof. Massardo, Prof. Traverso, Prof. Ferrari and Dr. Pascenti.
30th June 2021: Prof. Ferrari Mario L. terminated the two years as Chair of the Cycle Innovations Committee (ASME Turbo Expo)
18th June 2021: Prof. Massardo has been designated as member of the technical-scientific committee of the R&I foundation
17th June 2021: Prof. Sorce presented the paper “Analysis of the impact of Combined Cycle in the energy transition” at the 76° CONGRESSO NAZIONALE ATI
16th June 2021: A new AE-T100 microturbine is installed in the IES laboratory
15th June 2021: Prof. Massardo gave a speech titled “La ricerca accademica nella transizione energetica ambientale” at the opening session of 76° CONGRESSO NAZIONALE ATI, focusing on the programs and objective of Green Hydrogen
14th June 2021: Launch of the UNESCO Chair by Prof. Massardo (online event)
7-11 June 2021: TPG staff connected to the ASME virtual Turbo Expo 2021
TPG will attend at 10th International Gas Turbine Conference – “Gas turbines in a carbon-neutral society” organized by ETN global on 2/2/2021
15th December 2020: Online final meeting of the Italy-Sweden project
TPG officially welcomes the new PhD students starting their PhD from November 2020: Martina Raggio, Simone Maccarini, Lorenzo Gini, Federico Iester, Ravi Nath Tiwari and Michael Mulugheta
13th and 14th October 2020: Online kick-off meeting of the ROBINSON project (a new H2020 EU project)
TPG Laboratories on Press
FINCANTIERI has published the video description about the activities carried in HI-SEA Lab together with TPG
April 2020: new H2020 project for TPG
The new H2020 ROBINSON project has been funded by EU. It is coordinated by ETN and under the responsibility of Prof. Ferrari Mario L. for TPG.