Impact on areas served

About 60% of the companies listed in the suppliers register is based in our service area (Bologna, Ferrara, Forlì-Cesena, Modena, Ravenna, Rimini, Triveneto, and Marche).

In terms of economic value, Hera issued purchase orders for Euro 695 million (69% of the total and up by 10% compared to 2018) to businesses based in its service area, a percentage substantially in line with previous years.

Suppliers (by geographic area)
N 2017 2018 2019 % of 2019 total
Bologna area
461 475 475 8.8%
Ferrara area 143 148 144 2.7%
Forlì-Cesena area 237 239 226 4.2%
Imola-Faenza area 172 173 163 3.0%
Modena area 241 256 246 4.6%
Ravenna area 208 206 192 3.6%
Rimini area 170 175 168 3.1%
Triveneto 1,187 1,269 1,258

23.3%

Marche 101 125 280 5.2%
Total local  area 2,920 3,066 3,152 58.4%
Other italian regions 1,761 1,954 1,985 36.8%
Other European Union nations 56 65 95 1.8%
Other 28 25 169 3.1%
Total 4,765 5,110 5,401 100%

The data refers to the companies Hera Spa, AcegasApsAmga, AcegasApsAmga Servizi Energetici, Hera Luce, Herambiente, Fea, Herambiente Servizi Industriali, Hestambiente, Hera Comm, Inrete Distribuzione Energia, Heratech, Marche Multiservizi, and Uniflotte; intercompany purchases are excluded.

Purchases outside the European Union were made from suppliers based in Canada, Switzerland, Israel, the Republic of San Marino, and the United States.