About ESE

ESE originates in 1994, as an engineering consulting company for the power generation industry.

The Company draws since the beginning on the experience of its partners, who were previously general and technical managers of leading Italian companies in the energy field (nuclear, conventional and renewable) and boilersmanufacturing.
In the recent years, ESE is consolidating its role in the roadmap to decarbonization.

  • FOUNDATION

    Franco Faldini, Piero Giordano and Franco Bragagnoli found ESE as a new Engineering and Consulting company in the Italian power generation sector

    1994

  • CONSOLIDATION

    ESE consolidates its role in the Italian Cogeneration market participating to the design of seven 50-100 MW projects

    1997-2000

  • INTERNATIONALIZATION

    ESE expands into the European and worldwide market

    2000-2005

  • CSP SUCCESS

    ESE enters the CSP market by designing the receiver for the Brightsource pilot plant in the Negev desert

    2006

  • RENOVATION

    ESE starts hiring the new personnel that is now the backbone of its operations, injecting young, highly-skilled engineers in its team

    2009-2012

  • FIRST STORAGE PROJECT

    ESE performs the R&D-to-industry engineering of a CO2-based electricity storage system

    2012

  • CSP CONSOLIDATION

    After a long list of CSP projects, ESE enters a HORIZON 2020 project as responsible for the design of a new flexible once-through steam generator with molten salt as heat transfer fluid

    2015

  • FIRST ABROAD OFFICE

    ESE founds its first abroad Company in Israel, as a result of its remarkable success and the awarding of two very important contracts as Owner’s Engineer

    2016

  • FIRST HYDROGEN PROJECT

    ESE performs the first feasibility study on a green hydrogen project, including the evaluation of the electrolyzer’s suppliers and LCOE calculation

    2018

  • BESS B.U. CREATION

    ESE founds a new Business Unit dedicated to Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), electric vehicles and other innovative sectors

    2018

  • JOINING STREAM CONSORTIUM

    ESE joins the STREAM Consortium to cover the entire renewable energy sector with PV systems and mini-hydroelectric plants with BESS coupling

    2019

  • DECARBONIZATION AND HYBRIDIZATION

    ESE consolidates its role in the roadmap to decarbonization thanks to the awarding of the Owner’s Engineer contract for two hybrid projects (Thermal + PV + BESS), several works in the storage sector and the awarding of a decarbonization study of an important industrial player

    2020

  • WIND SECTOR UPGRADE

    ESE starts collaborating with Nabla Wind Hub to upgrade its capabilities in the Wind Plant sector.

    2021

  • FIRST FLOATING PV

    ESE is awarded the first permitting design for a floating PV project in Italy

    2022