Avezzano Burgo power station

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Avezzano Burgo power station is an operating power station of at least 88-megawatts (MW) in Avezzano, L'Aquila, Italy.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Avezzano Burgo power station Avezzano, L'Aquila, Italy 41.99558, 13.43856 (exact)[1]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit GT1, Unit GT2, Unit ST: 41.99558, 13.43856

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit GT1 operating[2] gas[3] 29[3] gas turbine[4] yes[4] 1999[3]
Unit GT2 operating[2] gas[3] 29[3] gas turbine[4] yes[4] 2000[3]
Unit ST operating[2] gas[3] 30[3] steam turbine[4] yes[4] 1999[3]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner Parent
Unit GT1 Burgo Group SpA[3] Burgo Group SpA [100.0%]
Unit GT2 Burgo Group SpA[3] Burgo Group SpA [100.0%]
Unit ST Burgo Group SpA[3] Burgo Group SpA [100.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): both[4][3]
  • Captive industry: Pulp & Paper[4][3]


This power station supplies 84 MW of combined heat-and-power to Burgo's paper mill in Avezzano, Italy.[5]

Articles and Resources


  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20240125091319/https://datasets.wri.org/dataset/globalpowerplantdatabase. Archived from the original on 25 January 2024. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20210417042441/https://www.burgo.com/sites/default/files/certificazioni/14001_avezzano_en_2020.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 April 2021. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 https://www.geaerospace.com/press-release/marine-industrial-engines/ge-receives-order-fiatavio-two-lm2500-gas-turbines. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 https://web.archive.org/web/20220926101852/https://www.burgo.com/en/paper-mills/avezzano. Archived from the original on 26 September 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. Avezzano / Thermoelectric power plant | Burgo Group

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