Enel Starts Building Underground Heat-to-Power Plant in Italy

Enel Green Power SpA (EGPW), the renewable-energy unit of Italy’s biggest utility, started building a 120 million-euro ($155 million) plant in Tuscany that will tap underground heat to produce electricity.

The 40-megawatt facility will use two turbines to generate about 310 million kilowatt-hours of power a year, Rome-based Enel said in a statement on its website.

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