CCGT Plants in Italy - Lombardy
Bertonico-Turano
Location: LO
Operator: Sorgenia
Configuration: 800-MW, 2+1 CCGT with AE94.3A4 gas turbines
Operation: 2011
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: Ansaldo
EPC: Ansaldo
Quick facts: The Bertonico PS is near the town of Lodi on a brownfield site that was previously occupied by an oil refinery demolished in the early 1980s. The EPC contract and notice to proceed was given in Apr 2008 and Ansaldo also secured a LTSA for the GTs and generators. Civil works began in Oct 2008, hand-over was in Nov 2010, and commercial operation was declared on 11 Feb 2011. The hexagonal concrete stack is 100m high and matches the cladding of the machine hall, boiler houses and the other plant modules.

Photograph courtesy of Sorgenia
Re-posted 7 Mar 2012

Boffalora
Location: MI
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 90-MW, single-shaft CCGT with 6001FA gas turbine CHP
Operation: 1998
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Nuovo Pignone
Quick facts: This is an industrial CHP plant.

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 18 Feb 2008

Bolgiano
Location: MI
Operator: EniPower SpA
Configuration: 4 X 10 MW 3002R gas turbines CHP
Operation: 1983-1992
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: Nuovo Pignone
EPC: Nuovo Pignone
Quick facts: The Bolgiano district heating plant is in San Donato Milanese, near Milan, and supplies a 56km system with about 20,000 heating customers. In Apr 2012, GE secured an order for a LM6000-PF Sprint gas turbine to replace the old machines.

Photograph courtesy of GE Energy
Posted 14 April 2010

Cassano d'Adda
Location: MI
Operator: A2A SpA
Configuration: 250-MW, 1+1 CCGT with V94.2 gas turbine, 765-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 9001FA++ gas turbines
Operation: 1961-1984 (original steam sets)
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo, STF
T/G supplier: Ansaldo, Siemens, Tosi, GE
EPC: Enelpower
Quick facts: This plant was originally built by AEM and ASM Brescia. The steam sets have been reused in two CCGT blocks.

Photograph courtesy of Enel SpA
Posted 5 Feb 2004

Cologno Monzese
Location: MI
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 50-MW, single-shaft CCGT with LM6000 gas turbine CHP
Operation: 1998
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE, Ansaldo
EPC: Cofathec Progetti
Quick facts: This is an industrial CHP plant.

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 18 Feb 2008

Centrale Malpensa
Location: MI
Operator: SEA Energia SpA
Configuration: 30-MW, 1+1 CCGT with RB211 gas turbine, 40-MW, 1+1 CCGT with RB211 gas turbine, 1 X 10 MW Mars 100 gas turbine
Operation: 1997-2008
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: Bono Energia, Sices, STF
T/G supplier: Solar, Rolls Royce, Nuovo Pigone, Tosi, Brush, Leroy Somer
EPC: MAN Dezentrale Energiesysteme, STC Colenco
Quick facts: This is a complex CHP plant supplying electricity, heat, and chilled water to Malpensa Airport.

Photograph courtesy of SEA Energia SpA
Posted 30 Jan 2013

Ferrera Erbognone
Location: PV (LM)
Operator: EniPower SpA
Configuration: 2 X 390-MW 1+1 CCGT blocks with V94.3A2 gas turbines CHP, 225-MW, 1+1 CCGT block with V94.2K gas turbine
Operation: 2003-2006
Fuel: natural gas, petrochem offgas
HRSG supplier: CCT
T/G supplier: Siemens, Ansaldo
EPC: SNAM
Quick facts: The Ferrera Erbognone CCGT plant is in Lomellina near eni's Sannazzaro de’ Burgondi. refinery. The smaller block fires syngas from .from tar gasification produced by visbreaking at the refinery. This was the first full-size CCGT in-service after Italy's electricity market opening.

Photograph courtesy of EniPower SpA
Re-posted 6 Jul 2013

Mantova EniPower
Location: MN (TC)
Operator: EniPower SpA
Configuration: 2 X 390-MW 1+1 CCGT blocks with V94.3A2 gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2005-2006
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: CCT
T/G supplier: Siemens, Ansaldo
Quick facts: The Mantova PS is abou 5km from the city. It is jointly-owned by EniPower (86.5%) and Gruppo Tea, the local multi-utility (13.5%). In 2007, the GTs were retrofit with VeLoNOX systems.

Photograph courtesy of EniPower SpA
Posted 7 Jul 2013

Mezzana Bigli
Location: PV
Operator: Oxon Italiana SpA
Configuration: 4.35-MW Typhoon gas turbine CHP
Operation: 1999
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Cefla
Quick facts: This is a captive power plant at a 600,000m² chemical works near Milan. A small amount of electricity is sent to the grid via a 130kV connection a the works. In Apr 2007, Wood Group was awarded a LTSA for the machine. In early, 2009 two 8-MW diesel gensets using bioliquids were commissioned at the site.

Photograph courtesy of Cefla
Posted 25 May 2009

Sesto San Giovanni
Location: MI
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 58-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001B gas turbine, 56-MW single-shaft CCGT
Operation: 1994-2004
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Macchi
T/G supplier: Nuovo Pignone, GE, Ansaldo

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 20 Feb 2008

Tavazzano
Location: LO
Operator: E.ON Italia SpA
Configuration: 800-MW, 2+1 CCGT, 400-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 9001FA gas turbines, 2 X 320 MW conventional steam units
Operation: 1952-1992 (original steam sets)
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler & HRSG supplier: Ansaldo, STF
T/G supplier: Ansaldo, Tosi, Marelli, GE
EPC: STEI, Enel
Quick facts: Società Termo Elettrica Italiana di Tavazzano (STEI) was founded by Agip and Eidson to build this plant with 2 X 65 MW and 2 X 140-MW units. The 70ha site is centrally located near load centers in the townships of Montanaso Lombardo and Tavazzano con Villavesco, 25km from Milan. Water is available from the Muzza Canal and discharged to the Belgiardino Canal and ultimately the Adda River.In 1968, the facility was transferred to Enel who extended Tavazzano with 4 X 320-MW conventional oil- and gas-fired units. The small steam sets have been retired and the first two 320-MW steam sets have been reused in two CCGT blocks. Units-7&8 remain in service essentially as built.

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

Turbigo Levante Repower
Location: MI
Operator: Enel Produzione Spa
Configuration: 2 X 110 MW TG50 gas turbine, 4 X 320 MW steam sets (existing)
Operation: 1995-1998
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Fiat
EPC: Enelpower

Photograph courtesy of Enel SpA
Posted 6 Sep 2004

Abbreviations

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

Updated 07-Jul-2013

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