The Collio cogeneration plant for the production of electricity and heat for residential use is situated in Val Trompia, in the province of Brescia, at an altitude of 850 m asl and has been in operation since 2005. Between July and December 2012, the plant was subjected to repowering to increase its production capacity. The plant is fired with virgin wood biomass from the short supply chain and produces electricity, which is sold to the network, and hot water for the district heating networks that serve the municipal areas of Collio and San Colombano through a network with a length of about 18 Km.


The Collio plant

  • Thermal capacity: 12.9 MW
  • Electrical capacity: 2.9 MW
  • Length of network: 18 km
  • Users connected: 483 at 31/12/2013
  • CO2 emissions avoided with respect to 2013: 14,000t CO2eq (98%)


Central location of cogeneration plant: S. P. 345 – Loc. Croci – Collio Val Trompia (BS)

Plant office number: 030 9225175