Butlers Gorge Power Station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Butlers Gorge Power Station
Clarkdam.jpg
Butlers Gorge Power Station is located in Tasmania
Butlers Gorge Power Station
Location of Butlers Gorge Power Station in Tasmania
Country Australia
Location Upper Derwent River, Tasmania
Coordinates 42°16′1″S 146°15′42″E / 42.26694°S 146.26167°E / -42.26694; 146.26167Coordinates: 42°16′1″S 146°15′42″E / 42.26694°S 146.26167°E / -42.26694; 146.26167
Commission date 1951
Owner(s) Hydro Tasmania
Power generation
Primary fuel Hydroelectric
Units operational 1
Nameplate capacity 12.2 MW

Butlers Gorge Power Station is a hydroelectric power station at the foot of the 67 metre Clark Dam on the Upper Derwent River it is fed by the waters from lake King William and was commissioned in 1951. The opening ceremony was 22 November 1952. It has one Francis type turbine, with a generating capacity of 12.2 MW of electricity.

External links[edit]