Colongra Power Station

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Colongra Gas Generation Plant
Colongra Power Station is located in Australia
Colongra Power Station
Location of Colongra Gas Generation Plant
Country Australia
Location Colongra, New South Wales
Coordinates 33°12′38″S 151°32′33″E / 33.21056°S 151.54250°E / -33.21056; 151.54250Coordinates: 33°12′38″S 151°32′33″E / 33.21056°S 151.54250°E / -33.21056; 151.54250
Status Peak
Commission date December 2009
Owner(s) Delta Electricity
Power generation
Primary fuel Natural gas
Units operational 4 GT13E2
Nameplate capacity 667 MW
Combined cycle? No

Colongra Gas Generation Plant (also known as Colongra Power Station[1]) is a 667MW gas-fired power station located in Colongra, New South Wales, Australia and is the largest gas-fired power station in New South Wales which will be used during peak loads in New South Wales.

The plant's construction was tendered to Alstom which began the construction in October 2007, adjacent to the Munmorah coal-fired power station. The plant was completed and commissioned in December 2009 at a cost of A$500 million.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Loss of Colongra Power Station on 28 July 2009". Electricity System Operations Planning and Performance. Australian Energy Market Operator. 17 November 2009. Retrieved 26 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Colongra cruises along". Gas Today Australia. May 2009. Retrieved 26 December 2009. 
  3. ^ Ceely, Vanessa (22 December 2009). "Minister opens new $500 million gas power station on the Central Coast". The Coast News. Retrieved 26 December 2009.