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Italy's Enel SpA (ENEI.MI) said on Monday it will invest more than $1 billion in a solar cell and panel factory in Oklahoma, seeking to capitalize on a U.S. push to build a homegrown clean energy manufacturing sector to compete with China. The facility will be among the largest to produce solar equipment in the United States, where most projects ar...

The Lone Star state will welcome a bit of European intimacy as the Italian lingerie brand Intimissimi bows its first Texas location with a store in the bustling Dallas Galleria Mall. The brand's e-commerce has proven the populous state to have eager customers and a location bigger than typical Intimissimi stores.  Shoppers can expect to find the br...

“… Ascanius then, / Now call’d Iulus, shall begin his reign. / He thirty rolling years the crown shall wear, / Then from Lavinium shall the seat transfer, / And, with hard labor, Alba Longa build” (Aeneid, Book One, vv. 267-271).  Upon arriving in Irving, University of Dallas students receive an immediate orientation to the primacy of place. In the...

American Airlines is relaunching at Rome Fiumicino where, starting next winter, the direct connection to Dallas Fort Worth will become annual "to meet the increased demand for flights between Rome and the United States," said Kyle Mabry, vice president - operations and commercial, Emea and Apac of the airline. The first flight between Italy and Tex...

Among Domenico Seminara’s prized collection of some 500 cappuccino and espresso machines is the first appliance he ever sold, in 1981, a Faema 1 Group that looks more like a fax machine than something that would yield a cappuccino, which, according to Seminara, is “a cup of coffee—with romance.” He bought back the machine years later to keep in his...

An exhibition that looks to the future of both music and the arts, and technology. There will be 11 companies in attendance, including innovative startups and players in the audiovisual market, which will make up the Italy pavilion at the Creative Industries Expo of the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas; the leading event dedicate...

The Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Mariangela Zappia, is  on a mission to Houston for the launch of CERAweek, the primary annual U.S. energy review, as well as the 8th edition of "Taste of Italy," a fair dedicated exclusively to Italian agribusiness.CERAWeek includes a wide range of meetings and events with the participation of instituti...

We are happy to announce that the new Honorary Consul for the State of New Mexico, Alessandro Minoli, has been appointed, in presence of Consul General Silvia Chiave, on Friday January 23rd 2023. The Honorary Consuls can assist in on various consular services however the scope of his functions and role is limited (see decree in Italian) and  refer...

A 400MW early-stage battery storage project in ERCOT, Texas, has been acquired by a joint venture (JV) controlled by Italian firms Redelfi and Altea Green Power, for up to US$8.5 million. The firms’ JV entity BESS Power Corporation has finalised the purchase of the standalone 400MW Lund Storage Center from developer Aelius Solar Corp. The companies...

American Airlines has doubled next summer's Dallas Fort Worth to Rome Fiumicino flights from 1 daily to 2 daily. While it'll be for the peak season only, but it'll be first time the 5,614-mile (9,034km) route, which started in May 2017, has had 2 daily flights. It means that American will serve the Italian capital up to 7 daily next summer, its hig...

CAM Studio kicked off the official launch of its new adjacent Poliform Studio Houston with an Italian-inspired fête. Four hundred guests from the design and architecture communities flocked to the luxury showroom to experience the elevated materials, detailed designs and elegant aesthetic for which Poliform is internationally recognized. As violini...

Mauro Lorenzini is the new Italian Consul General in Houston. Mauro Lorenzini is an Italian diplomat with 24 years of experience in the field of international relations. Born in Livorno in 1967, he graduated in Political Science fom the University "Cesare Alfieri" of Florence in 1993 and joined the Italian Foreign Service in December 1998. Between...