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ENERGY
A2A ENERGY MIX PRODUCTION - ITALY    
Electricity produced by sources (weight on total) 2011 2010 2009 2008
Electricity produced by renewable sources (hydro, organic portion of waste(1), biogas, solar) 36.7% 36.5% 29.5% 30.9%
Coal 15.5% 16.0% 1.3% 2.4%
Natural gas 41.2% 40.8% 63.1% 58.8%
Fuel oil 0.9% 1.5% 0.8% 1.0%
Nuclear 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Not biodegradable portion of waste(1) 5.7% 5.2% 5.3% 6.9%
(1) pursuant to Ministerial Decree of 18 December 2008, the biodegradable portion of waste is equal to 51% of total production (49% not biodegradable).
HEAT AND SERVICES
A2A DEVELOPMENT PLAN OF THE DISTRICT HEATING IN LOMBARDY 
  2011 2014 targets
  Extension
of district
heating
network
(double pipe)
Connected
buildings
(users)
Volume
served
Equivalent
apartments(2)
Volume
served
  Km n. Mcm n. Mcm
Bergamo 37 324 4 17,100 7.2
Brescia 635 20,096 41 171,000 42.6
Milano 206 1,891 30 123,500 47.0
Varese 16 137 3 10,600 2.7
(2) equivalent apartment = 80 square meters
ENVIRONMENT
ITALIAN OPERATIONS

Environment

(3) ITS: Stazioni di Trasferimento Intelligenti.

NETWORKS
REGULATORY SCENARIO
Regulatory Body: the Energy Authority (AEEG)
ELECTRICITY

- Regulatory period: 2012-2015
- New tariff not linked to change in unit volumes consumption
- WACC: 7.6% (distribution, metering)
- under review in 2013
- WACC: +1% for new investments
- Price cap: 2.8% (distribution), 7.1% (metering)
GAS

- Regulatory period: 2009-2012 (Consultation in progress for next regulatory period)
- Tariff not linked to change in unit volumes consumption
- WACC: 7.6% (distribution), 8.0% (metering)
- Price cap: 3.2% (distribution), 3.6%(metering)
WATER

- Newly acquired by AEEG - Consultation in progress for tariffs
- Currently:
   - 7% return on invested capital
   - Efficiency factor