CCGT Plants in Southern Italy - other regions
Location: LT (LZ)
Operator: Sorgenia SpA
Configuration: 800-MW, 2+1 CCGT block with AE94.3A gas turbines
Operation: 2012
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: Ansaldo
EPC: Ansaldo
Quick facts: This project was authorized in Jan 2006. The turnkey contract was awarded on 23 Jul 2009 and this included a multiyear O&M contract. The plant went into operation on 29 May 2012. The total invessment was €450mn. Output was projected to be 2.5 TWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of Sorgenia SpA
Posted 20 Oct 2012

Avezzano Mill
Location: AQ (AB)
Operator:Cartiere Burgo SpA
Configuration: 2 X 29 MW LM2500+ CHP
Operation: 1999-2000
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Fiat, Somi Impianti

Photograph courtesy of Cartiere Burgo SpA
Posted 14 Nov 2004

Brindisi EniPower
Location: BR (PU)
Operator: EniPower SpA
Configuration: 3 X 390-MW 1+1 CCGT blocks with V94.3A2 gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2006
Fuel: natural gas, petrochem offgas
HRSG supplier: CCT
T/G supplier: Siemens, Ansaldo
Quick facts: This CCGT is part of the Brindisi petrochemical complex situated on the outskirts of the city and on the Adriatic Sea. Two blocks can use polymer cracking offgas.

Photograph courtesy of EniPower SpA
Posted 6 Jul 2013

Location: PE (AB)
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 133-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 9001E gas turbine CHP
Operation: 1995
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Nuovo Pignone, GE, GEC-Alsthom
Quick facts: Thermal host is Solvay Solexis.

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 24 Feb 2008

Location: CE (CM)
Operator: Calenia Energia SpA
Configuration: Two 380-MW, 1+1 CCGT blocks with V94.3A gas turbines
Operation: 2007
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: Siemens, Ansaldo
EPC: Ansaldo
Quick facts: This CCGT plant was commissioned on 25 Sep 2007. It is a joint venture of EGL (85%) and Grupo Hera (15%). The brownfield site is in an industrial area of Sparanise near Caserta. The CCGT plant is connected to the 380kV substation S Maria Capua Vetere-Garigliano by 14km of new line. Only about 800m of new pipeline was required to connect to the Benevento-Cisterna gas pipeline.

Photograph courtesy of EGL AG
Posted 12 Jan 2008

Location: FG (PU)
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 380-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 9001FA gas turbine
Operation: 2005
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: GE, Toshiba
EPC: Tecnimont, Somi Impianti, incio
Quick facts: This was the first to complete of a new series of Edison large-scale CCGT plants. It is connected to the grid by a new 33km, 380kV single-circuit line to the existing Foggia Substation. This was built by Terna.

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 18 Feb 2008

Location: AQ (AB)
Operator: Seci Energia Srl
Configuration: 180-MW, single-shaft CCGT with 9001E gas turbine CHP
Operation: 1999
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: ABB
T/G supplier: General Electric, Thomassen, Ansaldo
EPC: Protecma, Somi Impianti
Quick facts: In late 2006, minority shareholder Seci Energia chose to exercise its preemptive right to purchase Edison’s 70% interest in the company that controls the Celano power plant. The facility is connected to the grid at 150kV and also supplies steam to the adjacent sugar plant of Zuccherificio Sadam Abruzzo SpA.

Photograph courtesy of Seci Energia Srl
Re-posted 7 Apr 2010

Location: BA (PU)
Operator: Sorgenia SpA
Configuration: 760-MW, 2+1 CCGT block with GT26 gas turbines
Operation: 2010
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Alstom
Quick facts: This power station was permitted in Sep 2004 and construction started in Mar 2006. Modugno went commercial on 8 Feb 2010 and cost €385mn. Sorgenia is owned by CIR and Verbund.

Photograph courtesy of Sorgenia SpA
Posted 24 Feb 2010

Montalto di Castro CC
Location: VT (LZ)
Operator: Enel Spa
Configuration: 4 X 125 MW TG50D5  gas turbines, 4 X 115 MW 9001E gas turbines
Operation: 1991-1992 (ret)
Fuel: natural gas, LNG
HRSG supplier: NEM
T/G supplier: Fiat, Nuovo Pignone
EPC: Enel, Nuovo Pignoner
Quick facts: These are topping gas turbines for the 4 X 660-MW Montalto steam sets and the installation was the largest such project to that date. Each pair of machines produces steam in single-pressure HRSGs and this steam is introduced to the IP section of the steam turbines and thereby mixed with the flow from the conventional boilers.These sets were last used in Jul 2015 and, in Mar 2016, MSE authorized the plant's closure.

Photograph courtesy of Enel SpA
Posted 5 Feb 2004

Napoli Levante
Location: NA (CM)
Operator: Tirreno Power SpA
Configuration: 400-MW, 1+1 CCGT with V94.3A2 gas turbine
Operation: 2009
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: STF
T/G supplier: Ansaldo
EPC: Ansaldo
Quick facts: In Feb 2006, Ansaldo was awarded a €220mn contract to convert Napoli Levante-3 into a 400-MW combined-cycle block. The project was synchronized in Dec 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Ansaldo
Posted 28 Sep 2014

San Severo
Location: FG (PU)
Operator: EnPlus
Configuration: 400-MW, single-shaft CCGT with AE94.3A4 gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2011
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: Ansaldo
EPC: Ansaldo
Quick facts: In Jan 2006, development company EnPlus acquired the San Severo CCGT project in Foggia from American IPP Mirant along with essentially complete project permitting and documentation. Work at the 10ha site got underway in May 2007. In Nov 2007, the EnPlus ownership was finalized with a majority share held by Atel (66.7%) and the balance held by Energetic Source (33.3%). The GT was delivered in October 2009 and San Severo went into operation in August 2011.

Photograph courtesy of Alpiq
Posted 28 Aug 2013

Location: CA (SD)
Operator: Saras SpA
Configuration: Three 185-MW single-shaft CCGT blocks with 9001E gas turbines
Operation: 2000
Fuel: syngas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: GE, Nuovo Pignione
EPC: GE, Snamprogetti, Fluor
Quick facts: This CCGT plant is at the Saras SpA Sarde refinery in Sarroch at the southern end of Sardinia. Saras is Italy’s largest refinery and the second largest in Europe. The scheme uses Texaco technology to gasifiy residual oil and was developed by Saras and Enron in a 55:45 joint venture. In Dec 1996, a consortium of banks including Banca Comercale Italiana SpA, Banque Paribas, National Westminster, and Chase Manhattan approved a $1.35bn loan for Sarlux. In Apr 2006, after a lengthy legal proceeding, Saras was authorized by an arbitration tribunal to take over the project stake held by Enron Dutch Holding BV.

Photograph courtesy of Saras SpA
Posted 3 Jun 2006

Tamarete Energia
Location: CH (AB)
Operator: Tamarete Energia SpA
Configuration: 104-MW, 2+1 CCGT block with LM6000-PD gas turbines CHP
Operation: 2013
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: IST
T/G supplier: GE, Thermodyn
Quick facts: This CHP plant is at a sugar factory owned by Odoardo Zecca Srl, which has a 20% stake in the power station. Other investors include BKW Italia SpA (48%), and Hera SpA (32%). The project was officially opened on 31 May 2013.

Photograph courtesy of General Electric
Re-posted 5 Jun 2013

Termica Colleferro
Location: RM (LZ)
Operator: Termica Colleferro SpA
Configuration: 43-MW,1+1 CCGT block with LM2500+G4 gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2012
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: IST
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Siemens
Quick facts: This cogen plant on the Via Ariana is owned by Seci Energia SpA (60%), part of Gruppo Maccaferri, and Avio SpA (40%). Thermal output is 82 MWt. The plant is part of Comprensorio Industriale di Colleferro which dates back to 1912 when an explosives factory was built. Nowadays, there are half a dozen companies on the site making automotive and aviation components, chemicals, munitions, and other goods.

Photograph courtesy of Termica Colleferro SpA
Posted 18 Jun 2016

Termoli Energia
Location: CB (ML)
Operator: Sorgenia
Configuration: 765-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 9001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2006
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE, Siemens
EPC: VA TECH, Technip
Quick facts: This was both Sorgenica's first CCGT project and the first in Italy authorized after the “sblocca-centrali” was rescinded. The site is in an industrial area of the Valle del Biferno.

Photograph courtesy of Sorgenia
Posted 20 Feb 2012

Location: CE (CM)
Operator: E.ON Italia SpA
Configuration: 148-MW, 2+1 CCGT with V64.3 gas turbines CHP
Operation: 1998
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. It was later acquired by Endesa Italia and then by E.ON. The entire electricity output is sold to Terna via the local 220kV grid. Nearby industrial facilities are supplied with steam and hot water.

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



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Updated 18-Jun-2016