CCGT Plants in Italy - Emilia-Romagna
Centro Energia Ferrara
Location: CE
Operator: E.ON Italia SpA
Configuration: 148-MW, 2+1 CCGT with V64.3 gas turbines CHP
Operation: 1999
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: FW
T/G supplier: Siemens, Ansaldo
Quick facts: This plant was built by a JV of Merlonia Group and Foster Wheeler at a petchem plant in Ferrara. It was later acquired by Endesa Italia and then by E.ON. The entire electricity output is sold to Terna via the local 132kV grid. Nearby industrial facilities are supplied with steam at two pressure levels.

Photograph courtesy of E.ON Italia SpA
Posted 9 Aug 2009

Location: BO
Operator: Hera SpA
Configuration: 80-MW, 2+1 CCGT with RB211 gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2009
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Macchi
T/G supplier: Turbomach, Rolls-Royce, Tosi, Brush, ASI Robicon
Quick facts: In Mar 2007, Hera began public hearings on a proposed 80-MW CCGT CHP project at Imola-Faenza. The 2+1 project went online in 2009 at a cost of €65mn.

Photograph courtesy of Gruppo Hera
Posted 11 Sep 2013

Imola Montericco
Location: BO
Operator: Hera SpA
Configuration: 1 X 9.7 MW PG10, 1 X 4.5 MW 1002R
gas turbines CHP
Operation: 1986-1991
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: Nuovo Pigone
Quick facts: This plant also has two 1-MW Jenbacher gas engines.

Photograph by Paul Skipper (Panoramio)
Posted 27 Feb 2009

Piacenza CC
Location: PC
Operator: Edipower SpA
Configuration: 870-MW, 2+1 CCGT with V94.3A gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2006
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: STF
T/G supplier: Siemens, Tosi, TIBB
EPC: Tecnimont
Quick facts: As provided for in D.M. 9/2001, Edipower repowered Unit-4 at Piacenza. The EPC team was able to increase main steam production and obtain a 50-MW uprate in steam turbine ouput. Preliminary works began on 30 Dec 2002 and the CCGT was commissioned in Dec 2005.

Photograph courtesy of Edipower SpA
Posted 10 Nov 2012

Ravenna Repower
Location: RA
Operator: Enipower
Configuration: two 390-MW, 1+1 CCGT blocks with V94.3A2 gas turbines
Operation: 2005
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: CCT
T/G supplier: Ansaldo, Siemens
Quick facts: The new CCGT blocks raised generating capacity to 970 MW. The power plant is at the Enichem plant which produces rubbers, latexes, and ABS resins.

Photograph courtesy of Enipower
Posted 10 Aug 2005

Rete II Extension
Location: RE
Operator: Enia SpA
Configuration: 62-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001B gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2003-2004
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Sices
T/G supplier: GE, Tosi
EPC: Tecnimont, Somi Impianti
Quick facts: This €90mn plant supplies electricity and thermal energy to Reggio Emilia's district heating system. It was authorized in 1993/94 and construction got underway in Mar 2002. The plant was designed by the local architectural firm of Giorgio Adelmo Bertani and Francesca Vezzali.

Photograph courtesy of Danfoss A/S
Posted 5 May 2009

Location: PC
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 182-MW, single-shaft CCGT with 9001E gas turbine
Operation: 1998
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: CMI, Rosetti Marino
T/G supplier: GE, Nuovo Pignone, ABB
EPC: Edison
Quick facts: In 2004, Camfil Farr completed its largest retrofit to date on the 120-MW gas turbine at Sarmato. The intake airflow was increased by over 25% and new filters and silencers were installed.

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 20 Feb 2008

San Quirico
Location: PR (ER)
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 135-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 9001E gas turbine CHP
Operation: 1996
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: GE, GEC-Alstom, Ansaldo
EPC: Elettra Progetti
Quick facts: Hamon supplied the air-cooled condenser.

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 27 Feb 2010

SEF Ferrara
Location: FE (ER)
Operator: EniPower SpA
Configuration: 2 X 390-MW 1+1 CCGT blocks with V94.3A2 gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2010
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: CCT
T/G supplier: Siemens, Ansaldo
EPC: eni saipem, Ansaldo, Ecisgroup, Cosmi SpA
Quick facts: Società enipower Ferrara srl is a 51:49 JV of EniPower and EGL The CCGT is integrated into the Ferrara petrochemical site, which is in turn interconnected with the industrial areas of Porto Marghera, Ravenna and Mantua, with which it exchanges raw materials and intermediate products via dedicated pipelines. The SEF PS went into operationon 20 Apr 2010. It is a bwonfield project and is connected to the grid by a new, 380kV underground cable.

Photograph courtesy of EniPower SpA
Posted 7 Jul 2013


Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 25-Sep-2013