Trezzo sull’Adda Waste to Energy Power Plant is a 20MW biopower project. It is located in Lombardy, Italy. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in August 2003.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 20 20 Active Lombardy, Italy MET GAS Processing Technologies


The project was developed by MET GAS Processing Technologies. Falck Renewables and Covanta Holding are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 85% and 13% respectively.

The project generates 116MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 43,000 households, offsetting 47,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Household waste which is a kind of municipal solid waste is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in August 2003.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Enel under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

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

About MET GAS Processing Technologies

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