CCGT Plants in Italy - Piedmont
Galileo Ferraris
Location: VC
Operator: Enel SpA
Configuration: two 350-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with TG-50D5S gas turbines
Operation: 1995-1997
Fuel: natural gas, oil
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: Fiat, Ansaldo
EPC: Enel
Quick facts: This was Enel's first modern, greenfield CCGT plant. The plant at Trino Vercellese was inaugurated on 23 Jun 1998 by Italian President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro. Galileo Ferraris was an Italian physicist and electrical engineer.

Photograph by Iron Bishop (wikimedia)
Posted 3 Aug 2008

Leini
Location: TO
Operator: GDF SUEZ Energia Italia
Configuration: 385-MW, 1+1 CCGT with V94.3A2 gas turbine
Operation: 2007
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: STF
T/G supplier: Ansaldo
EPC: Ansaldo, Fata
Quick facts: This greenfield project delivers electricity to the 380kV national grid and also supplies up to 170 MW thermal energy to a local district heating network. The DCS was supplied by ABB Energy Automation and the air-cooled condenser supplied by SPX. Tractebel Engineering served as owner’s engineer.

Photograph courtesy of Finmeccanica
Posted 10 Mar 2010

Livorno-Ferraris
Location: VC
Operator: E.ON Italia Produzione
Configuration: 800-MW, 2+1 CCGT block with SGT5-4000F gas turbines
Operation: 2008
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: STF
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Maire Tecnimont
Quick facts: The order for this €400mn plant was placed in Nov 2005 and the facility was turned over in Sep 2008. The plant site is approximately midway between Milan and Turin and is connected to the power grid by a 16.5km transmission tie-line and to the Italian gas grid by a 600m pipeline spur. Design thermal efficiency is 57%. The plant layout was specifically designed to meet local height limitations and other conventions.  The exterior architectural treatment is by Studio Introzz. The air-cooled condenser system was supplied by GEA Scambiatori and built by Bonatti.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens
Posted 8 Oct 2008

Moncalieri Repower
Location: TO
Operator: Iren Energia SpA
Configuration: 1 X 170 MW gas turbine, 1 X 80 MW steam set (existing) CHP
Operation: 2005
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Siemens, Fiat
EPC: Siemens, Fiat Engineering, Tecnimont
Quick facts: The repowering work cost €200mn and allowed for a 12% expansion in district heating coverage in Torino. A new 245kV substation was built for €9mn as part of the expansion project.

Photograph courtesy of Provincia di Torino
Posted 22 Feb 2006

Novara
Location: NO
Operator: Atel Energie
Configuration: 100-MW, 1+1 CCGT block with 6001FA gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: GE, MAN, ABB, Alstom
EPC: Colenco, STC Atel
Quick facts: This power station provides electricity and steam to chemical plants operated by Radici and Polioli. and is jointly owned by Atel (51%) and Radici (49%). Atel Energia Srl sells surplus energy on the Italian market. Eco Energy is responsible for its operation and maintenance. Annual output is about 570 GWh.

Photograph courtesy of Atel
Posted 10 Nov 2007

Rivoli
Location: TO
Operator: Consorzio Energia Torino Ovest (CENTO)
Configuration: 19-MW, 2+1 CCGT with Tempest gas turbines CHP
Operation: 1999-2002
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Alstom

Photograph courtesy of Provincia di Torino
Posted 26 Feb 2006

Settimo Torinese
Location: TO
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 50-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 6001B gas turbine
Operation: 1995
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: Nuovo Pignone, Ansaldo

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 23 Feb 2008

Spinetto Marengo
Location: AL
Operator: Edison SpA
Configuration: 29-MW, 1+2 CCGT with LM2500 gas turbine
Operation: 1994
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Ansaldo
T/G supplier: Nuovo Pignone, GEC-Alstom, Siemens, Ansaldo, CNR, Leroy Somer

Photograph courtesy of Edison SpA
Posted 23 Feb 2008

Torino Nord
Location: TO
Operator: Iren Energia SpA
Configuration: 400-MW, 1+1 CCGT with V94.3A4 gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2011
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: STF
T/G supplier: Ansaldo, Tosi
EPC: Ansaldo, Fata SpA
Quick facts: The Torino Nord CHP supplies 220 MWt of thermal power for Torino's 120km district heating network. It also has three gas-fird supplementary and back-up steam generators which can supply 340 MWt. with This is interconnected with the previous Torino Sud and Torino Centro plants. Torino Nord went commercial in Oct 2011 and allowed for the decommissioning of a number of older and smaller facilities

Photograph courtesy of Iren Energia SpA
Posted 28 Aug 2013

   
  Vercelli ACTV
Location: VC
Operator: Atel Energie
Configuration: 50-MW, 1+1 CCGT plant with LM6000PD gas turbine CHP
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Sices
T/G supplier: GE, Brush
EPC: GE, Colenco, STC Atel
Quick facts: Atel and Polioli SpA formed ACTV (Atel Centrale Termica Vercelli Srl), which is 95% owned by Atel to develop this CCGT plant. Electricity and steam is provided to chemical plants operated by Radici and Polioli and Atel Energia Srl sells surplus energy on the Italian market.Eco Energy is responsible for operation and maintenance. Photograph courtesy of Atel
Posted 1 Jul 2006
 

Abbreviations

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

Updated 28-Aug-2013

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