The Biella plant is situated in the southwestern part of the city, in via Ambrosetti. The project was created in 2008 after signing an agreement with the Town Council of Biella. In October 2010, the supply of heat was activated in the southern area of Biella while, in April 2013, the extension works on the district heating network were carried out to serve part of the northern area of Biella. Heating for this last part of the city was first supplied in October 2013.
Advantages of district heating
- CO2 emissions avoided: 5,660 tonnes per year due to the shutdown of old heating plants
The Biella plant
- Thermal capacity: 40.5 MW
- Electrical capacity: 6 MW
- Length of network: 19 km
- Buildings connected: 180 to date