Snam, income above expectations at 1.168 billion. 2024 targets confirmed | EUROtoday

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Snam closes 2023 with an adjusted internet revenue of 1.168 billion euros, up 0.4% in comparison with the 1.163 billion of the earlier yr. The end result, explains a notice, is increased than the steerage. Total revenues amounted to three,875 million (+16.8%), the adj ebitda amounted to 2,417 million (+8%), whole investments amounted to 2,194 million (+13.9%) of which 1,774 million euros of technical investments (+31.3% in comparison with 2022). 61% of whole investments are aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals and 29% with the European Taxonomy.

To the overall investments, which embody 331 million euros for the acquisition of FSRU BW Singapore, are added 410 million euros referring to the acquisition of 49.9% of SeaCorridor. Net monetary debt is 15,270 million euros (11,923 million euros at 31 December 2022), decrease than the steerage (15.3 billion), and rising primarily as a result of anticipated evolution of working capital linked to the balancing exercise , for monetary investments and for the fee of the 2022 dividend. The board of administrators has determined to distribute a coupon of 0.2820 euros per share (a rise of two.5%, consistent with the dividend coverage envisaged within the 2022 strategic plan – 2026).

The aims

Snam confirms its monetary aims for 2024. In element, explains a notice, investments are anticipated to quantity to 2.9 billion euros (of which 2.7 billion euros within the fuel infrastructure sector and 0.2 billion euros within the transition sector power); the RAB tariff amounting to 23.8 billion euros; the adjusted ebitda at 2.7 billion euros, an adjusted internet revenue stage of roughly 1.18 billion euros and a internet debt stage of roughly 17.6 billion euros. According to administration, in a worldwide power context that continues to be difficult and risky, Snam's goal is to make sure the event of an infrastructure able to managing a plurality of molecules in an more and more versatile manner in the direction of the carbon neutrality of the nation, guaranteeing safety, sustainability and competitiveness of power provides.


To obtain these aims, Snam plans investments alongside two essential strains: investments in infrastructure alongside the whole worth chain (development of the Adriatic Ridge and twin gasoline compressor stations, strengthening and optimization of the storage and export system, commissioning of the Ravenna FSRU, improvement of small-scale LNG and growth of the networks of LNG-bio LNG stations and, sooner or later, hydrogen); and a contribution to decarbonisation via the Energy Transition platform with the event of inexperienced gases (hydrogen and biomethane), the launch of the mission for the Italian and European hydrogen spine (SoutH2 Corridor), the event of the infrastructure for CCS ( Carbon Capture and Storage) and the additional progress of actions aimed toward rising power effectivity.

«Performance past steerage»

«We are closing 2023 with strong outcomes, achieved in a worldwide context that’s nonetheless risky and unsure, and with essential targets on the economic entrance, beginning with the activation of the regasification ship in Piombino». This was said by Snam's CEO, Stefano Venier, including that «the principle financial and monetary indicators recorded a optimistic efficiency and improved in comparison with the steerage, with a progress in technical investments of over 30% in comparison with the earlier yr. The outcomes by way of emissions discount and sustainable finance are additionally past expectations and forward of aims. We proceed to implement our strategic ambition aimed toward strengthening the nation's power safety and equipping it with a multi-molecule infrastructure able to accelerating its power transition path, via probably the most bold funding plan in Snam's latest historical past.”