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  • PE (Environment Glossary)

    Polyethylene, a type of macro-molecular plastic obtained by polymerizing ethylene.

     
  • PET (Environment Glossary)

    Polyethylene terephthalate, a type of plastic.

     
  • PP (Environment Glossary)

    Polypropylene, a type of plastic.

     
  • PVC (Environment Glossary)

    Polyvinyl chloride, a type of plastic.

     
  • Packaging (Environment Glossary)

    Container made of any material suitable for containing objects to make their sale or preservation easier.
    Packaging is divided into: primary, in contact with the sold goods; secondary, to keep different units of sale together; tertiary, to make transporting large quantities of items easier.

     
  • Pallet (Environment Glossary)

    Platform, usually wooden, used to collect large quantities of objects that have to be transported.

     
  • Payout (Investor Relations Glossary)

    Rapporto fra il totale dei dividendi distribuiti nell'anno e gli utili al netto delle tasse ovvero la percentuale degli utili distribuiti agli azionisti.

     
  • Pipeline (Energy glossary)

    See Gas Pipeline.

     
  • Plant protection products (Environment Glossary)

    Chemical substances used for plant growth and health.

     
  • Polymer (Environment Glossary)

    Compound made up of two or more monomers.

     
  • Polymerization (Environment Glossary)

    Chemical reaction that starts with monomers to obtain polymers.

     
  • Polypropylene (Environment Glossary)

    material cartons are made of (milk, fruit juice, etc. containers), formed by ultra-thin layers of polythene, paper and aluminium placed on top of each other.

     
  • Portfolio Analysis (Investor Relations Glossary)

    Examination of a number of financial activities held by a party with the purpose of verifying the correctness of the investment choices made and to be made under the profile of the yield and of the division of the risk by sectors, currencies and countries.

     
  • Preference Shares (Investor Relations Glossary)

    The holders of this category of shares have preference rights in the division of the profits and in the repayment of the share capital on its winding up.

     
  • Pressure (Energy glossary)

    It is the gas pressure. It is low in a gas pipeline if lower than 0.5 bar (unit of measure for pressure), medium if it falls between 0.5 and 5 bar, and high if greater than 5 bar.

     
  • Price/Book Value (Investor Relations Glossary)

    Index that indicates the relation of the share price to the net equity per share.

     
  • Procurement (Energy glossary)

    Set body of activities aimed at procuring, through production or importing, quantities of electricity or natural gas the consumer country needs.

     
  • Producer (Energy glossary)

    The physical or legal person who produces electricity, independently of the ownership of the production plant.

     
  • Production (Energy glossary)
    • Electricity

    Generation of electricity, regardless of its source, and which therefore can be via fossil fuels (oil, natural gas or coal), renewable, or nuclear.

    • Natural gas

    It is the gas generation system that not only comprises cultivation, but also chemical synthesis or production via exploitation of certain fumes of organic substances.

     
  • Production chain consortiums (Environment Glossary)

    Consortiums within Conai that handle the individual Coou, Conoe, Corepla, Coreve, Rilegno.

     
  • Provision for exchange rate risk (Investor Relations Glossary)

    Provision consisting of the provisions relating to exchange rate movement risks of the assets and liabilities recorded in foreign currencies. These provisions are fiscally deductible limited to the negative difference between the balance of the receivables and the payables in foreign currencies resulting from the financial statements, also under the form of bonds and similar securities, valued in accordance with the exchange rate of the month in which they arise.

     
  • Provision for risks and charges (Investor Relations Glossary)

    Constitutes the regrouping of deferred tax liability provisions and all provisions against future certain expenses that will be realised, but uncertain as to the moment of payment and the amount of payment.

     
  • Purification (Water Glossary)

    With the purification service, the waters collected from the sewerage are treated in dedicated plants and made compatible with the environment so that they can be released.The consumer pays for this service at a variable rate (euro/m³) proportional to the cubic metres of water consumed. For example, if 50 m³ of drinking water is consumed, the purification service rate is calculated on a quantity of 50 m³.

     
 
2017 Sustainability report embraces shared value
 
Valore condiviso al centro del bilancio di sostenibilità 2017
 
 
Sustainability in Hera Group
 
Sustainability in Hera Group
 
 
2017 Economic results
 
Risultati economici 2017 - Il commento del Presidente del Gruppo Hera