Macquarie Generation

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Macquarie Generation
Type Government-owned corporation
Industry Energy
Founded 1996 (1996)
Headquarters Newcastle, Australia
Number of locations Hunter Region
Area served National Electricity Market, Australia
Key people Lucio Di Bartolemeo (Chairman)
Steve Saladine (Chief Executive and Managing Director)
Products Electricity generation
Services Public utility
Revenue Decrease A$1,019m[1]
Operating income Decrease A$1,004m[1]
Net income Decrease A$126m[1]
Total assets Decrease A$4,034m[1]
Total equity Decrease A$1,864m[1]
Owner(s) Treasurer of New South Wales - 1 share
Minister for Finance and Services - 1 share
Employees 628 [1]
Parent New South Wales Government
Website www.macgen.com.au

Macquarie Generation is an electricity generation company in Australia that is owned by the Government of New South Wales, and has a portfolio of generating sites using predominately thermal coal power.

From its two thermal coal power stations and two oil-fired gas turbines, Macquarie Generation supplies approximately 11% of the electricity consumed in the National Electricity Market.[1] In early stages, Macquarie has commenced development of solar thermal power as a renewable source of energy,

Macquarie Generation is established pursuant to the State Owned Corporations Act, 1989 (NSW) and the Energy Services Corporation Act, 1995 (NSW).

Generation portfolio[edit]

Macquarie Generation owns and operates the following power stations to generate electricity for sale under contract:

Name Fuel Type Location Maximum
Capacity
(MW)
Commissioned
Bayswater Black coal with a 5% biomass maximum blend Steam turbines Muswellbrook,
Hunter Region
2,640 1985
Liddell Black coal with a 5% biomass and a 5% recycled oil maximum blend Steam turbines Muswellbrook,
Hunter Valley
2,000 1971
Solar panels Solar thermal energy
Oil-fired Gas turbines 50
Mini-Hydro Turbo 0.85

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Annual Report 2011" (PDF). Macquarie Generation. October 2011. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 

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