Vazzio power station

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Vazzio power station, also known as Ricanto power station, is a proposed 20-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the department of Corsica, France.


The map below shows the location of the proposed power station in Ajaccio, the department of Corsica, France.

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In November 2020 a proposal for biofuel was floated to replace natural gas.[1] The fuel type for the plant remains unclear in March 2021.[2]

As of December 2021, the proposal is for 110 MW of capacity from and engine plant and 20 mw from a turbine. EDF expects it to come online by 2025 or 2026.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: EDF PEI[4]
  • Parent company: Electricite de France[5]
  • Location: Ajaccio, the department of Corsica, France
  • Coordinates: 41.9321, 8.7204 (exact)[6]
  • Gross generating capacity (proposed): 20 MW

Articles and Resources


  1. Future centrale du Ricanto : vers l'abandon du gaz naturel?, Corse Matin, Nov 24, 2020
  2. Gaz naturel en Corse : les associations émettent leurs doutes, Corse Matin, Mar 25, 2021
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Le projet". Centrale du Ricanto (in français). Retrieved 2021-12-08.
  4. Carte de nos implantations industrielles en France | EDF France
  5. Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) 549300X3UK4GG3FNMO06 Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation, accessed January 2020
  6. Global Energy Observatory ID 5917, accessed January 2020
  7. L'arrêt du Vazzio en 2023 sera un défi dur à relever | Corse-Matin
  8. "Vazziu, une centrale en tension". France Bleu. September 20, 2021. Retrieved December 8, 2021.