Milazzo power station

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Milazzo power station is a 155-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the province of Messina, Italy.

Location

The map below shows the location of the power station in Milazzo, the province of Messina, Italy.

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Background

Milazzo power station originally provided electricity to the grid only, despite close proximity to La Raffineria di Milazzo (RAM) refining plant. It underwent upgrades from 2018-2019 to increase its efficiency and ability to supply electricity and steam to the refinery and excess power to the grid.[1][2]

There have been reports since stricter air quality standards were approved in 2018 that the refinery may shut down due to an inability to comply.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Termica Milazzo Srl[4]
  • Parent company: Eni SPA [50%], Kuwait Petroleum Corp (KPC) [50%][5][1]
  • Location: Milazzo, the province of Messina, Italy
  • Coordinates: 38.1978, 15.2676 (exact)[6]
  • Gross generating capacity (operating): 155 MW
    • Gas-fired[7] combined cycle[8], 155 MW[2] (start-up in 1999)[8]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sicilian refiner completes emissions-reducing upgrade, Oil & Gas Journal, Oct 1, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 Upgrades and Interconnection Make Gas-Fired Plant a Winner, Power Mag, Oct 1, 2020
  3. Italy's Eni has made no decision on potential Milazzo refinery closure, Hydrocarbon Processing, Mar 5, 2020
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  5. La Raffineria in breve, Raffineria di Milazzo, accessed Apr 7, 2021
  6. Open Power System Data December 2018
  7. ENTSO-E Transparency Platform, ID 26WUUUUMILAZZO1Z accessed November 2019
  8. 8.0 8.1 World Electric Power Plants database S&P Global Platts, June 2019