Rina Consulting S.p.A. (formerly D’Appolonia S.p.A.), integrates all the engineering consulting companies of the Rina Group becoming the largest fully independent Italian firm providing consulting & engineering services to Clients belonging both to the public and the private sector.

The company operates in the markets of Energy, Transport and Infrastructures, Industry, Oil & Gas, Power, Renewables, Space & Defence, Industry sectors and investor support.

With a staff of about 1700 engineers, scientists and associated professionals located in more than 20 offices worldwide, Rina Consulting offers high-end services to investors, promoters, operators and contractors, as well as to insurers and public administrations, to support their initiatives. All Rina Consulting services are performed at the highest professional level, understanding and complying with Client’s needs and requirements while taking into due consideration sustainability and health, safety and environmental targets.

Rina Consulting is a team of engineers, consultants, designers, planners and specialists supporting public and private Clients from concept to decommissioning, through consultancy, design, management, operation and maintenance. The company provides a wide range of services covering the whole project life cycle from feasibility and specialized technical studies to conceptual and detailed design, prototyping and testing, project management, site engineering as well as operation and maintenance management. Innovation is a key element in all our projects; Rina Consulting has a proved experience in helping its clients in developing their new products and services as well as managing their collaborative innovation processes.

Role and main activities in SHIP2FAIR

According to its long time experience in Industrial Energy Audit and in designing and commissioning Renewable Energy Plants, Rina-C will be the WP3 responsible fostering the replication of the SHIP2FAIR concept also exploiting its wide industrial network. Furthermore, RINA-C will lead WP8, related to future exploitation of the project outcomes and they will be in charge of the exploitation management of the project. Rina-C will lead the following tasks: 2.1, 3.1, 4.2, 6.2, 7.3, 8.2 and 8.4, which are related to the design of the solar plant, the integration in their management and control of the solar input, besides of project results exploitation.