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The donation expense incurred in 2009 by the Terna Group, which entirely regard the Parent Company, amounted to €659,425.23.

Some of this expense contributed to the construction of infrastructure with a public benefit, in particular the MAXXI Museum in Rome, which is dedicated to the art of the 21st century. As provided for by the regulations of the second annual Terna Prize (Premio Terna 02), the winning artist donated 70% of the prize (€70,000) to the construction of the media library that documents contemporary Italian and international artistic production in relation to the scientific  activities of the museum.

Terna also contributed personnel and equipment to support the rescue and other emergency operations after the earthquake in Abruzzo in April 2009 – a team of 20 men with 2 heavy motor vehicles equipped with cranes that can move weights of more than 17,000 kilograms, 2 transport lorries, 2 vehicles equipped with cherry pickers that can be raised over 18 meters, and 4 all-terrain vehicles –, as well as supporting the city of L’Aquila’s Experimental Museum of Contemporary Art (MU.SPA.C.), which was badly damaged by the earthquake of April 6.

Also in 2009, during renovation work on three of its offices, Terna donated tables, chairs, and cafeteria kitchen components to non-profit associations. Specifically, these donations were made to the center for the elderly in Fiano Romano, and Agape for the kitchen of a center in Romania.

The disposal of obsolete assets also regarded about 200 computers and computer-related items (PCs, printers), which were given to schools, parishes, voluntary associations, and other non-profit organisations all over Italy.
In February 2009, with Mayor Gianni Alemanno present, Terna signed an agreement with the Fourth Municipio (district council) of Rome regarding the environmental rehabilitation of part of the Montesacro area. The zone around via della Marcigliana – where the city’s most important electric transformation plant, owned by Terna, is located – has been showing signs of serious decay for quite a while. With this agreement, Terna undertook to reclaim the adjoining zones, both government-owned and private, and to make the entire street safe. Terna plans to install barriers, fences, and a video-surveillance system, as well as to do up the entrance to the Roma Nord Electric Station. In addition, the police will patrol the area to discourage and repress illegal activities.