List of proposed power stations in Australia

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Fossil fuelled[edit]

State Project name Sponsoring company Coordinates Capacity in MW Status Notes
SA Kingston [1] Hybrid Energy 36°48′S 139°48′E / 36.8°S 139.8°E / -36.8; 139.8 (Check) 300 Cancelled Brown coal
SA Arckaringa [2] Altona Resources[3] 27°30′S 135°30′E / 27.5°S 135.5°E / -27.5; 135.5 (estimate) 560[4] Proposed Coal to liquid, proposed to have CCS
NSW Waratah (ulan)[5] Altona Resources 39°54′29″S 151°43′12″E / 39.908°S 151.72°E / -39.908; 151.72 (estimate) 1000 Proposed
NSW Redbank 2 [6] Altona Resources 27°36′S 152°52′E / 27.60°S 152.86°E / -27.60; 152.86 (estimate) 151 Cancelled [7] Coal tailings-fired power station
QLD ZeroGen [8] Government of Queensland[9] 23°22′S 150°31′E / 23.37°S 150.51°E / -23.37; 150.51 (estimate) 300 Cancelled Integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) with carbon capture and storage (CCS)
QLD Spring Gully [10] Origin Energy 25°26′46″S 150°00′25″E / 25.446°S 150.007°E / -25.446; 150.007 (estimate) 1000 Proposed Coal seam gas-fired power station
WA Bluewaters 3 & 4 [11] Griffin Energy 416 Proposed Fuel is thermal coal
WA Coolimba [12] Aviva Corporation Ltd and AES, sold to Westgen 29°56′56″S 115°12′47″E / 29.949°S 115.213°E / -29.949; 115.213 (estimate) [13] 450 Proposed Fuel is sub-bituminous coal
VIC Shaw River[14] Santos 38°11′02″S 142°06′40″E / 38.184°S 142.111°E / -38.184; 142.111 (estimate) 1500 Proposed Gas
VIC Tarrone [15] AGL 38°10′52″S 142°10′48″E / 38.181°S 142.180°E / -38.181; 142.180 920 Proposed Gas peaking

Hydro[edit]

State Project name Sponsoring company Coordinates Capacity in MW Commissioning date Status Notes
QLD Burdekin Hydro Stanwell Corporation 20°38′37″S 147°08′17″E / 20.6435°S 147.138°E / -20.6435; 147.138 37 Proposed [16]
QLD Kidston Genex 19°05′00″S 144°07′26″E / 19.0833°S 144.124°E / -19.0833; 144.124 250 Proposed [17][18]

Biomass[edit]

State Project name Sponsoring company Coordinates Capacity in MW Commissioning date Status Notes
TAS Bell Bay Pulp Mill [19] Gunns 41°09′18″S 146°55′12″E / 41.155°S 146.92°E / -41.155; 146.92 180 2013 Cancelled Pulp Mill Biomass

Landfill gas[edit]

State Project name Sponsoring company Coordinates Capacity in MW Commissioning date Status Notes
NSW Woodlawn Bioreactor (units 7 to 12) [20] Energy Australia 6 Q3, 2015 to Q4, 2021 Proposed Landfill gas
NSW Woodlawn Bioreactor (units 4 to 6) [21] Energy Australia 3 Q4 2011 to Q2 2014 Proposed Landfill gas
NSW Club Merrylands [22] Energy Response 0.8 Q4 2011 to Q2 2014 Proposed Liquid fuel

Wind[edit]

State Project name Sponsoring company Coordinates Capacity in MW Commissioning date Status Notes
NSW Gullen Range Epuron 167.9 Proposed [23]
QLD Kennedy Wind Farm Windlab 21°S 145°E / 21°S 145°E / -21; 145 750 Proposed [24]
QLD Mount Emerald Port Bajool
Ratch Australia
17°11′S 145°22′E / 17.183°S 145.367°E / -17.183; 145.367 220 Proposed [25]
QLD Crows Nest AGL Energy 27°13′S 151°57′E / 27.217°S 151.950°E / -27.217; 151.950 200 Proposed
QLD Archer Point 15°34′S 145°18′E / 15.567°S 145.300°E / -15.567; 145.300 120 Proposed [26]
TAS TasWind Hydro Tasmania 39°52′S 143°59′E / 39.867°S 143.983°E / -39.867; 143.983 600 Proposed [27]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ Altona Resources
  4. ^ 2014 South Australia Fuel and Technology Report
  5. ^ [3]
  6. ^ [4]
  7. ^ [5]
  8. ^ [6]
  9. ^ [7]
  10. ^ [8]
  11. ^ [9]
  12. ^ [10]
  13. ^ [11]
  14. ^ [12]
  15. ^ [13]
  16. ^ "Burdekin Dam Hydro". Stanwell Corp. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  17. ^ "Kidston solar and pumped hydro plant clears another hurdle". Renew Economy. 2016-11-08. Retrieved 2017-03-27. 
  18. ^ "The Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project (250MW)". Genex Power Limited. Retrieved 2017-03-27. 
  19. ^ [14]
  20. ^ [15]
  21. ^ [16]
  22. ^ [17]
  23. ^ "gullen range wind farm". Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  24. ^ "Kennedy Wind Farm". windlab. Retrieved 26 July 2011. 
  25. ^ "Mount Emerald Wind Farm". Ratch Australia. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  26. ^ "Archer Point Wind Farm". Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  27. ^ "Big wind farm project for King Island". 28 November 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2012.