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Italy: capacity of bioenergy plants by category (2016)
The chart shows the capacity of solid biomass, bioliquid and biogas powered plants. For each type of biomass, it shows the capacity of plants or, in the case of plants consisting of several sections powered by different types of biomass, the capacity of the plant sections for each fuel.
There were 2,735 bioenergy-powered plants installed in Italy at the end of 2016, 3.3% higher than
the previous year. In terms of power, of the 4,124 MW in total, 40.5% is powered by solid biomass, 34.5% by biogas and the remaining 25% by bioliquids.
Source: GSE, Rapporto Statistico “Energia da Fonti Rinnovabili in Italia – 2016”