CCGT Plants in Italy - Calabria & Sicily
Altomonte
Location: CS (CI)
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 800-MW, 2+1 combined-cycle plant with 9001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2006
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: GE, Toshiba
EPC: Tecnimont, Somi Impianti, incio

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 18 Feb 2008

Isab Energy
Location: SR (SC)
Operator: Isab Energy
Configuration: Two 276-MW, 1+1 CCGT blocks with V94.2 gas turbines
Operation: 2000
Fuel: syngas
HRSG supplier: Babcock Energy
T/G supplier: Siemens, Ansaldo
EPC: Foster Wheeler, Snamprogetti
Quick facts: This CCGT plant was built at the Priolo Gargallo refinery of Industria Siciliana Asfalti e Bitumi SpA (ISAB). The $900mn project was developed by ERG SpA (51%) and Edison Mission Energy (49%), who selected Texaco's technology to gasify asphalt  from the refinery into syngas. The project closed in Jul 1996 making it the first plant of its kind in Europe to be project-financed. In Jul 2004, a 70:30 venture of International Power plc and Mitsui agreed to purchase EME's share in the project.

Photograph courtesy of ERG SpA
Posted 3 Jun 2006

Milazzo-2
Location: ME (SC)
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 160-MW, single-shaft CCGT with 9001E gas turbine CHP
Operation: 1999
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: General Electric
EPC: Gallo SpA
Quick facts: This CHP project serving the Milazzo Refinery in Messina was formed in 1993 as a joint venture of Edison (60%) and Sondel (40%).

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 20 Apr 2008

Priolo Gargallo Repower
Location: SR (SC)
Operator: Enel SpA
Configuration: 2 X 250 MW V94.3 gas turbine, 2  X 125 MW steam set (existing)
Operation: 2002-2004
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: Ansaldo, Siemens
EPC: Enelpower

Photograph courtesy of Enel SpA
Posted 6 Sep 2004

Rizziconi
Location: RC (CI)
Operator: EGL Italia SpA
Configuration: Two 380-MW, 1+1 CCGT blocks with V94.3A gas turbines
Operation: 2008
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: Ansaldo
EPC: Ansaldo, Electrowatt-Ekono SPE, Rina Industry
Quick facts: Rizziconi on the Gioia Tauro plain went commercial on 15 Jul 2008 after 27mos of construction. In Feb 2006, a 20yr, €455mn non-recourse financing package closed. This was arranged and underwritten by MCC, Royal Bank of Scotland, and Finmeccanica with participation by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Bayern LB, BBVA, BNL, Fortis, HypoVereinsbank, Societe Generale, WestLB and Banca Mediocredito. Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, and Grimaldi e Associati represented the lenders.

Photograph courtesy of EGL Italia SpA
Posted 23 Jul 2008

Rossano Calabro Repower
Location: CS (CI)
Operator: Enel Produzione Spa
Configuration: 4 X 114 MW 9001E gas turbine, 4 X 320 MW steam sets (existing)
Operation: 1995-1997
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: Nuovo Pignone, Ansaldo
EPC: Enelpower

Photograph courtesy of Enel SpA
Posted 5 Feb 2004

Scandale
Location: KR (CI)
Operator: Ergosud SpA
Configuration: 2 X 400-MW, 1+1 CCGT blocks with GT26 gas turbines
Operation: 2010
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Alstom
T/G supplier: Alstom
EPC: Alstom, Techint
Quick facts: This power station was permitted in 2004 and construction started in Mar 2006. In May 2006, Alstom was awarded a €340 turnkey contract for the plant. Scandale was originally to commission in Nov/Dec 2007, but the schedule was slipped for various reasons and the plant was finally inaugurated on 20 Apr 2010. Ergosud is a 50:50 joint venture of E.ON and A2A.

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

Termini Imerese Repower
Location: PA (SC)
Operator: Enel Produzione Spa
Configuration: 2 X 120 MW TG50 gas turbine, 2 X 320 MW steam sets (existing)
Operation: 1995-1996
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Fiat
EPC: Enelpower

Photograph courtesy of Enel SpA
Posted 6 Sep 2004

Trapani
Location: TP (SC)
Operator: E.ON Italia SpA
Configuration: 2 X 85 MW 9001BTG
Operation: 1987-1988
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: Nuovo Pignone, Ansaldo
Quick facts: This peaking plant is on a 9.2ha location not far from the coast. In May 1999, the use of fuel oil was discontinued at Trapani. Average annual output over thr last 5yrs is about 175 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of Endesa Italia SpA
Posted 29 Apr 2004

Abbreviations

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

Updated 28-Sep-2014

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