The position of the Free Coordination lasts, which was in disbelief at the choice of a plant characterized by a technology much less flexible than the combined cycles. Moreover, the Genoa plant is 80 km from the combined cycle installed in the Enel plant in La Spezia. The choice would not be justified by the lower cost compared to the alternatives, as the reactivation for a short period of a stationary plant will introduce additional burdens on the shoulders of consumers. On the other hand, it has not broken down that much, because this is not the first time that coal has “helped” other sources. As happened in France a few years ago, when the summer drought left nuclear power stations dry.

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