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January 24, 2022

Russi Biomass Power Plant, Italy

By Carmen

Russi Biomass Power Plant is a 30MW biopower project. It is located in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2019.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 30 30 Active Emilia-Romagna, Italy Aalborg Energie Technik; PowerCrop Russi


The project was developed by Aalborg Energie Technik and PowerCrop Russi. The project is co-owned by Enel Green Power and SECI Energia, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

The project generates 222GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 84,000 households, offsetting 117,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $135.587m.

Wood chips which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2019.

Contractors Involved

Franco Tosi Meccanica was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project.

Aalborg Energie Technik supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 542°C. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 122bar.

About Aalborg Energie Technik

Aalborg Energie Technik AS (AET) is an engineering and contracting company that supplies biomass fired boiler plants, power plants, and cogeneration or combined heat and power plants. The company’s products include biomass boilers, biomass cogeneration plants, combustion systems, fuel handling systems, steam turbine generator and condenser, feed water and flue gas cleaning systems, and PLC control and SCADA systems. Its services comprise emission reduction, plant improvements, rebuild and upgrades, efficiency optimization, operation and maintenance, inspection and reporting, and others. AET carries out operation and maintenance, consultancy work, overhaul and maintenance activities, and assists in the optimisation of the operating conditions for existing plants. The company caters to energy sectors. AET is headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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