Federico II – Brindisi plant

Federico II – Brindisi plant


Centrale Federico II (Cerano, Brindisi, Puglia)

Type of plant

Coal-fired thermoelectric plant

Area extension

2.700.000 m²


Agricultural /Industrial

The contest

On 13 July 2020 Enel Produzione S.p.A., a company that is part of the Enel S.p.A. Group, launched a competitive, transparent and non-discriminatory Design Contest that was open to private companies, for the architectural and landscape redevelopment of the Brindisi industrial site.


Latest updates

Following the deadline for entries on 30 June 2021, the Selection Committee, which consisted of Enel representatives, decision-makers from local Institutions and experts from the Salento University in Lecce, compiled the following ranking on 16 September 2021. It is based on criteria of environmental and social sustainability and aspects of technological innovation, design and visual impact (as outlined in Article. 5.2 of the contest announcement):

First place: Architect Marina Gousia

Second place: SDARCH Trivelli & Associati

Third place: Marta Maria Roy Torrecilla (Kartonkraft), Daniela Maiullari, Daniele Cannatella, Raffaella Amistà, Eugenio Muccio, Philippe Audernarde D’Alancon, Thuy Trang Thrin

The Selection Committee consisted of the following members:

Alberto La Tegola, Professor at Università del Salento

Maria Antonietta Aiello, Vice-Rector of Università del Salento

Carmela Iadaresta, Head of the Economic Development, Innovation, Education, Training and Work Department - Energy and Digital Infrastructure Area - Puglia Region

Marina Carrozzo, Head of Territorial Planning and Management - Municipality of Brindisi

Massimo Fittipaldi, Public Affairs South Italy, Enel

Angela Mangiaracina, Head of HSEQ Power Plant Brindisi Sud, Enel

Fabio Cataudella, Head of Power Plants Repurposing, Enel

We would like to thank all those taking part for their interest and the high quality of the proposals submitted.

Competition notice

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