The 16V170 G Engine Road Show, promoted by Fincantieri Group, followed its path, reaching some powergen OEMs in northern Italy. In Veneto region, the fifth stage together with the team of Isotta Fraschini Motori, engine star of the Fincantieri firmament, has stopped at Electra Impianti. We have given you a summary of the stages in southern Italy.

16V170 G Engine Road Show. Isotta Fraschini Motori and Electra

A generator set from Electra Impianti, powered by Isotta Fraschini Motori, is at work in Kazakhstan, without ever having had any problems in years and years, even at 40° below zero. Maurizio Bianco, Isotta Fraschini Motori Sales Area Manager. «We designed the 16V170 G after listening to the needs of those who build units, the energy packs. What is the profile of the industrial motor tailored to your type of application? You answered, and we fulfilled your wishes,» explains Bianco. «Two years later, it seemed honest and professionally correct to present our work to you».

Roberto Dal Prà, Electra Impianti owner, said: “The 16V170 G will have an important future, because it is designed specifically for certain energy systems, which we sometimes don’t get because we don’t have the right engine. I hope that this collaboration will soon come to a successful conclusion.

We met a couple of Bruno Generators companies

Between Lombardy and the Motor Valley there are also Milan Tractor and TecnoGen, two companies of the Bruno Group. We heard from Renato Bruno, CEO of the Bruno Group. “We are proud that an Italian company is proposing itself in this market segment“ stated the CEO. “We think the Engine Road Show and IFuture are very interesting because we, who have been in the generation business for over thirty years, can testify that there is a growing demand for these power range.

16V170 G
A handshake between Roberto Dal Prà, owner of Electra Impianti, and Joe Gelonese, Marketing Head of Isotta Fraschini Motori, a Fincantieri Group company, marked the meeting with a view to future partnerships


Emanuele Rizzi, TecnoGen Plant manager said: “TecnoGen is focused on small groups, up to 150 kVA. We have always been dedicated to smaller gensets, which is no less strategic, but certainly different from larger ones“.

Milan Tractor

Milantractor manufactures special machines,” says Andrea Leoni, Milan Tractor COO, “especially for the oil and gas sector. We are also renters of generator sets and energy systems. We have a large rental fleet and are therefore in charge of service. In the past, we used to talk about 1 megawatt and we thought we were thinking big, but now 2 MW is the norm, especially for a company like ours that operates complex plants.


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