was established following liberalisation of the Italian electricity market. The company received from the Italian Authority for Electricity and Gas the right to take over the third Enel GenCo that became Tirreno Power S.p.A. on 29 January 2003.
Today Tirreno Power is one of the largest producers of electricity in Italy and is present nationwide with itsSouth Torrevaldaliga, Vado Ligure and East Naples thermal power plants, and its 17 hydroelectric plantsdistributed throughout the Ligurian Apennines. Use of the most advanced production technologies available on the market allows it to associate an overall reduction of emissions with an increase in production capacity.
The company pays an enormous amount of attention to observing environmental parameters and has adopted an Environmental Management System that has allowed the Vado Ligure, South Torrevaldaliga and East Naples plants to obtain ISO 14001 certifications and registration with EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme), a guarantee of environmental performance research, innovation and excellence.
The corporate policy of Tirreno Power considers the Environment as a key asset for its own development and that of the entire country. It is primarily based on three lines of action: