SRM’s Observatory on Energy aims to provide data, statistics, economic models and analyses, operating in line with the new concept of a science-based think tank. What it offers is a presentation of primary energy supply, final uses and energy transfers through captive and open sea corridors. In particular, it closely monitors this sector’s connections with the maritime-port economy as well as environmental aspects linked to sustainability along with their geopolitical implications.
This Observatory has produced the research project ENEMED, where SRM’s know-how regarding economic relations in the Mediterranean and a monitoring of energy infrastructure and renewable sources are complemented by engineering expertise from ESL@Energy Center (University of Turin).
This synergy results in the annual MED & Italian Energy report, a research project that follows and analyses the evolution of energy changes worldwide and how they impact the Euro-Mediterranean area, where Italy can play a strategic role as the bridge in the context of energy transition.
The Observatory Energy & Med is a member of a prestigious network of national and international institutions which, besides the aforementioned ESL@Energy Center of the University of Turin, comprises the Joint Research Center of the European Commission and the Matching Energies Foundation.
Amongst others, key partners for past research projects have included: Assoporti, Enel Foundation, Kühne Logistics University of Hamburg, Middle East Institute-National University of Singapore, Robert Triffin International, The International Propeller Club-Port of Milan.