Availability of electricity: 2017 key facts
Eni’s power generation sites are located in Ferrera Erbognone, Ravenna, Mantova, Brindisi, Ferrara and Bolgiano. As of December 31, 2017, installed operational capacity of Enipower’s power plants was 4.7 GW (unchanged from December 31, 2016). In 2017, power generation was 22.42 TWh, up by 0.64 TWh or by 2.9% from 2016. Electricity trading (12.91 TWh) reported a decrease of 15.5% thanks to the optimization of inflows and outflows of power.
In 2017, power sales of 35.33 TWh declined by 4.6% from the full year of 2016 and were directed to the free market (75%), the Italian power exchange (15%), industrial sites (8%) and other (2%). Compared to 2016, power sales marketed in the free market decreased by 0.96 TWh or by 3.5%, due to lower volumes sold to middle market (down by 2.69 TWh), wholesalers (down by 2.35 TWh), residential segment (down by 0.92 TWh) and small and medium-sized enterprises (down by 0.46 TWh) partially offset by higher volumes sold to large customers (up by 5.46 TWh).