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Olicar

Olicar is a company specialised in the supply of integrated solutions for energy efficiency, addressed to public entities and private customers.

The Company represents one of the main Italian operators in the Energy Management field and is particularly specialised in the designing, development and management of interventions aimed at maximizing energy efficiency, such as energy services, cogeneration, district heating and white certificates, for buildings and plants, both existing and under construction.

Olicar currently manages more than 2,500 plants and can count on more than 480 employees,15 operating offices located throughout Italy and 4 main offices (Milan, Bra, Ferrara and Rome).

History

  • 1954: The Bertello Family founds Olicar as a distribution centre for oil products.
  • 1974: The Company enters the heating system management and maintenance industry, mainly in the residential field.
  • 1999: The Company expands significantly into the Energy Service market addressed at public customers.
  • 2002: Olicar exits the business of oil product distribution by selling its division operating in the sector. The same year the Company acquired SOA credentials, indispensable for participating in public sector tenders.
  • 2007: The private equity London fund BlueGem Capital Partners LLP acquires a non-controlling stake in Olicar with the aim of undertaking a plan of further growth and development for the Company.
  • 2007-2013: Olicar enhances it operating and technical structure by opening a new office in Rome. In addition, during the same period it greatly developed its business thanks to winning important tenders (Adr, Asl Regione Lazio, various Provinces and Municipalities).
  • 2013: BlueGem increases its stake in Olicar (58%) with a 8 mn€ Equity injection. A change of corporate governace is implemented with the appointment of a new CEO.
  • 2014: The entrance of new capital and the change in governance with the arrival of a new Chief Executive Officer resulted in a new three year Industrial Plan, aimed, on one hand, at consolidating the Company Financials and, on the other hand, at developing new business models in the energy management market, in orderto exploit the ever-increasing demand for efficiency.

Mission

Olicar’s mission is to be a leading company in Italy for the quality of its service in the Energy and Facility Management market, able to offer its customers the best solutions in terms of energy savings, management efficiency, innovation and lower environmental impact.

Olicar is a company qualified as ESCO, part of the 5% of domestic Energy Service Companies that account for around 50% of the overall business volume of the industry. Thus, this qualification represents a guarantee of reliability.

Points of Strenght

Olicar is a company qualified as ESCO, part of the 5% of domestic Energy Service Companies that account for around 50% of the overall business volume of the industry. Thus, this qualification represents a guarantee of reliability.

Olicar’s points of strenght:

  • High technical-engineering expertise able to offer solutions in line with cutting edge technologies
  • Service quality focused on customers’ needs
  • Ability to provide and manage integrated energy management services
  • Ad Hoc Customer relationship through contractual structures with guaranteed results
  • The high formal and subjective requirements allow Olicar to participate iand manage any large dimension public and private tenders
  • Possibility of managing, on behalf of the customers, the legal formalities to obtain energy-related benefits, white certificates, green certificates and contributions for energy building requalification.

Code of Ethics

Olicar has chosen to have a Code of Ethics, comprehensive of the rights, duties, responsibilities and rules of conduct for its employees, suppliers and customers.

With this choice, the Company has reinforced its commitment with its objective to focus its business on People, aware of the responsibility due to the nature of the industry where it operates and the type of services provided.

To download the Code of Ethics click here:

Certifications

Over its 60 years of business, Olicar has obtained numerous certifications, an additional confirmation of its high level of professionalism.

By clicking on the single items listed on the side you can obtain additional information on the specific certifications, and download the complete documents.