List of power stations in Tasmania

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This is a list of active power stations in Tasmania, Australia. Candidates for this list must already be commissioned and capable of generating 1 MW or more of electricity.

Gas (thermal)[edit]

These power stations use gas combustion to power steam turbines that generate some or all of the electricity they produce.

Power station Coordinates Max. Capacity (MW) Turbines Fuel type
Bell Bay 41°8′31″S 146°54′9″E / 41.14194°S 146.90250°E / -41.14194; 146.90250 (Bell Bay Power Station) 240 2 natural gas

Gas turbine[edit]

These gas turbine power stations use gas combustion to generate some or all of the electricity they produce.

Power station Coordinates Max. Capacity (MW) Turbines Fuel type Combined cycle
Bell Bay 41°8′31″S 146°54′9″E / 41.14194°S 146.90250°E / -41.14194; 146.90250 (Bell Bay Power Station) 105 3 natural gas no
Tamar Valley 210 5 natural gas yes

Gas (reciprocating)[edit]

These power stations use gas combustion in reciprocating engines to generate some or all of the electricity they produce.

Power station Coordinates Max. Capacity (MW) Engines Fuel type
McRobies Gully, South Hobart 1 1 landfill gas
Launceston General Hospital, Launceston 2 1 Natural gas
Jackson Street, Glenorchy 1.6 1 landfill gas

Hydroelectric[edit]

These hydroelectric power stations use the flow of water to generate some or all of the electricity they produce.

Power station Coordinates Max. Capacity (MW) Turbines Pumped storage
Bastyan 41°44′5″S 145°31′55″E / 41.73472°S 145.53194°E / -41.73472; 145.53194 (Bastyan Power Station) 79.9 1 no
Butlers Gorge 42°16′1″S 146°15′42″E / 42.26694°S 146.26167°E / -42.26694; 146.26167 (Butlers Gorge Power Station) 12.2 1 no
Catagunya 42°27′8″S 146°35′52″E / 42.45222°S 146.59778°E / -42.45222; 146.59778 (Catagunya Power Station) 48 2 no
Cethana 41°28′47″S 146°8′1″E / 41.47972°S 146.13361°E / -41.47972; 146.13361 (Cethana Power Station) 90 1 no
Cluny 42°30′23″S 146°40′52″E / 42.50639°S 146.68111°E / -42.50639; 146.68111 (Cluny Power Station) 17 1 no
Devils Gate 41°21′1″S 146°15′48″E / 41.35028°S 146.26333°E / -41.35028; 146.26333 (Devils Gate Power Station) 60 1 no
Fisher 41°40′24″S 146°16′06″E / 41.67333°S 146.26833°E / -41.67333; 146.26833 (Fisher Power Station) 43.2 1 no
Gordon 42°43′50″S 145°58′35″E / 42.73056°S 145.97639°E / -42.73056; 145.97639 (Gordon Hydroelectric Power Station) 432 3 no
Huntsman Lake 41°41′30″S 146°37′12″E / 41.69167°S 146.62000°E / -41.69167; 146.62000 (Huntsmans Lake Power Station) 1.95 1 no
John Butters 42°9′17″S 145°32′3″E / 42.15472°S 145.53417°E / -42.15472; 145.53417 (John Butters Power Station) 144 1 no
Lake Echo 42°15′13″S 146°37′13″E / 42.25361°S 146.62028°E / -42.25361; 146.62028 (Lake Echo Power Station) 32.4 1 no
Lemonthyme 51 1 no
Liapootah 42°22′35″S 146°30′36″E / 42.37639°S 146.51000°E / -42.37639; 146.51000 (Liapootah Power Station) 87.3 3 no
Mackintosh 41°41′56″S 145°38′36″E / 41.69889°S 145.64333°E / -41.69889; 145.64333 (Mackintosh Power Station) 79.9 1 no
Meadowbank 42°36′46″S 146°50′39″E / 42.61278°S 146.84417°E / -42.61278; 146.84417 (Meadowbank Power Station) 40 1 no
Paloona 41°16′59″S 146°14′56″E / 41.28306°S 146.24889°E / -41.28306; 146.24889 (Paloona Power Station) 28 1 no
Poatina 41°48′42″S 146°55′8″E / 41.81167°S 146.91889°E / -41.81167; 146.91889 (Poatina Power Station) 300 6 no
Reece 41°43′25″S 145°8′10″E / 41.72361°S 145.13611°E / -41.72361; 145.13611 (Reece Hydroelectric Power Station) 231.2 2 no
Repulse 42°30′25″S 146°38′45″E / 42.50694°S 146.64583°E / -42.50694; 146.64583 (Repulse Power Station) 28 1 no
Rowallan 41°43′49″S 146°12′49″E / 41.73028°S 146.21361°E / -41.73028; 146.21361 (Rowallan Power Station) 10.5 1 no
Tarraleah 42°18′5″S 146°27′27″E / 42.30139°S 146.45750°E / -42.30139; 146.45750 (Tarraleah Power Station) 90 6 no
Trevallyn 41°25′26″S 147°6′41″E / 41.42389°S 147.11139°E / -41.42389; 147.11139 (Trevallyn Power Station) 90 4 no
Tribute 41°49′01″S 145°39′02″E / 41.81694°S 145.65056°E / -41.81694; 145.65056 (Tribute Power Station) 84 1 no
Tungatinah 42°16′26″S 146°27′42″E / 42.27389°S 146.46167°E / -42.27389; 146.46167 (Tungatinah Power Station) 125 5 no
Wayatinah 42°25′41″S 146°32′00″E / 42.42806°S 146.53333°E / -42.42806; 146.53333 (Wayatinah Power Station) 38.25 3 no
Wilmot 41°28′48.5″S 146°7′22.6″E / 41.480139°S 146.122944°E / -41.480139; 146.122944 (Wilmot Power Station) 30.6 1 no

Wind farms[edit]

These wind farm power stations use the power of the wind to generate some or all of the electricity they produce.

Wind Farm Location Capacity (MW) Turbines Owner
Huxley Hill Wind Farm 39°56′42″S 143°53′38″E / 39.94500°S 143.89389°E / -39.94500; 143.89389 2.5 5 Hydro Tasmania
Musselroe Wind Farm 40°53′14″S 148°08′28″E / 40.88722°S 148.14111°E / -40.88722; 148.14111 168 56 Hydro Tasmania
Woolnorth Wind Farm 40°40′50″S 144°42′02″E / 40.68056°S 144.70056°E / -40.68056; 144.70056 140 62 Hydro Tasmania

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