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-megawatt (1,300 hp) or more of electricity.

Gas[edit]

Thermal gas[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 Turbines Fuel type Ref.
MW hp
Bell Bay 41°8′31″S 146°54′9″E / 41.14194°S 146.90250°E / -41.14194; 146.90250 (Bell Bay Power Station) 240 321,845 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 Turbines Fuel type Combined cycle Ref.
MW hp
Bell Bay 41°8′31″S 146°54′9″E / 41.14194°S 146.90250°E / -41.14194; 146.90250 (Bell Bay Power Station) 135 181,038 3 Natural gas No
Tamar Valley 210 281,615 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 Engines Fuel type Ref.
MW hp
McRobies Gully, South Hobart 1 1,341 1 Landfill gas
Launceston General Hospital, Launceston 2 2,682 1 Natural gas
Jackson Street, Glenorchy 1.6 2,146 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 River/Lake Coordinates Max. capacity Turbines Type Ref.
MW hp
Bastyan Pieman River 41°44′5″S 145°31′55″E / 41.73472°S 145.53194°E / -41.73472; 145.53194 (Bastyan Power Station) 79.9 107,148 1 Conventional [1]
Butlers Gorge River Derwent 42°16′1″S 146°15′42″E / 42.26694°S 146.26167°E / -42.26694; 146.26167 (Butlers Gorge Power Station) 12.2 16,360 1 Conventional [2]
Catagunya River Derwent 42°27′8″S 146°35′52″E / 42.45222°S 146.59778°E / -42.45222; 146.59778 (Catagunya Power Station) 48 64,369 2 ROR [3]
Cethana Lake Cethana 41°28′47″S 146°8′1″E / 41.47972°S 146.13361°E / -41.47972; 146.13361 (Cethana Power Station) 90 120,692 1 Conventional [4]
Cluny River Derwent 42°30′23″S 146°40′52″E / 42.50639°S 146.68111°E / -42.50639; 146.68111 (Cluny Power Station) 17 22,797 1 Conventional [5]
Devils Gate Lake Barrington 41°21′1″S 146°15′48″E / 41.35028°S 146.26333°E / -41.35028; 146.26333 (Devils Gate Power Station) 60 80,461 1 Conventional [6]
Fisher Fisher River 41°40′24″S 146°16′06″E / 41.67333°S 146.26833°E / -41.67333; 146.26833 (Fisher Power Station) 43.2 57,932 1 Conventional [7]
Gordon Gordon River 42°43′50″S 145°58′35″E / 42.73056°S 145.97639°E / -42.73056; 145.97639 (Gordon Hydroelectric Power Station) 432 579,322 3 Conventional [8]
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 2,615 1 Mini
John Butters King River 42°9′17″S 145°32′3″E / 42.15472°S 145.53417°E / -42.15472; 145.53417 (John Butters Power Station) 144 193,107 1 Conventional [9]
Lake Echo River Derwent 42°15′13″S 146°37′13″E / 42.25361°S 146.62028°E / -42.25361; 146.62028 (Lake Echo Power Station) 32.4 43,449 1 Conventional [10]
Lake Margaret Lake Margaret 41°59′24″S 145°34′48″E / 41.99000°S 145.58000°E / -41.99000; 145.58000 (Lake Margaret Power Station) 840 1,126,459 1 Conventional [11]
Lemonthyme Lake Parangana 41°36′14″S 146°08′19″E / 41.60389°S 146.13861°E / -41.60389; 146.13861 (Lemonthyme Power Station) 51 68,392 1 Conventional [12]
Liapootah River Derwent 42°22′35″S 146°30′36″E / 42.37639°S 146.51000°E / -42.37639; 146.51000 (Liapootah Power Station) 87.3 117,071 3 ROR [13]
Mackintosh Pieman River 41°41′56″S 145°38′36″E / 41.69889°S 145.64333°E / -41.69889; 145.64333 (Mackintosh Power Station) 79.9 107,148 1 Conventional [14]
Meadowbank River Derwent 42°36′46″S 146°50′39″E / 42.61278°S 146.84417°E / -42.61278; 146.84417 (Meadowbank Power Station) 40 53,641 1 ROR [15]
Nieterana River Derwent 42°15′36″S 146°15′36″E / 42.26000°S 146.26000°E / -42.26000; 146.26000 (Nieterana Power Station) 2.2 2,950 1 Mini [16]
Paloona Lake Paloona 41°16′59″S 146°14′56″E / 41.28306°S 146.24889°E / -41.28306; 146.24889 (Paloona Power Station) 28 37,549 1 Conventional [17]
Parangana Lake Parangana 28 37,549 1 Conventional [18]
Poatina Great Lake 41°48′42″S 146°55′8″E / 41.81167°S 146.91889°E / -41.81167; 146.91889 (Poatina Power Station) 300 402,307 6 Conventional [19]
Reece Pieman River 41°43′25″S 145°8′10″E / 41.72361°S 145.13611°E / -41.72361; 145.13611 (Reece Power Station) 231.2 310,044 2 Conventional [20]
Repulse River Derwent 42°30′25″S 146°38′45″E / 42.50694°S 146.64583°E / -42.50694; 146.64583 (Repulse Power Station) 28 37,549 1 Conventional [21]
Rowallan Lake Rowallan 41°43′49″S 146°12′49″E / 41.73028°S 146.21361°E / -41.73028; 146.21361 (Rowallan Power Station) 10.5 14,081 1 Conventional [22]
Tarraleah River Derwent 42°18′5″S 146°27′27″E / 42.30139°S 146.45750°E / -42.30139; 146.45750 (Tarraleah Power Station) 90 120,692 6 PSH [23]
Tods Corner Great Lake 41°48′42″S 146°55′08″E / 41.81167°S 146.91889°E / -41.81167; 146.91889 (Tods Corner Power Station) 1.7 2,280 1 Mini
Trevallyn Great Lake 41°25′26″S 147°6′41″E / 41.42389°S 147.11139°E / -41.42389; 147.11139 (Trevallyn Power Station) 90 120,692 4 ROR [24]
Tribute Pieman River 41°49′01″S 145°39′02″E / 41.81694°S 145.65056°E / -41.81694; 145.65056 (Tribute Power Station) 84 112,646 1 Conventional [25]
Tungatinah River Derwent 42°16′26″S 146°27′42″E / 42.27389°S 146.46167°E / -42.27389; 146.46167 (Tungatinah Power Station) 125 167,628 5 Conventional [26]
Wayatinah River Derwent 42°25′41″S 146°32′00″E / 42.42806°S 146.53333°E / -42.42806; 146.53333 (Wayatinah Power Station) 38.25 51,294 3 ROR [27]
Wilmot Wilmot River 41°28′49″S 146°7′23″E / 41.48028°S 146.12306°E / -41.48028; 146.12306 (Wilmot Power Station) 30.6 41,035 1 Conventional [28]

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 Coordinates Max. capacity Turbines Owner Ref.
MW hp
Huxley Hill 39°56′42″S 143°53′38″E / 39.94500°S 143.89389°E / -39.94500; 143.89389 2.5 3,353 5 Hydro Tasmania
Musselroe 40°46′50″S 148°01′46″E / 40.78056°S 148.02944°E / -40.78056; 148.02944 168 225,292 56 Woolnorth Wind Farm Holdings
Woolnorth - Bluff Point 40°43′12″S 144°41′54″E / 40.72000°S 144.69833°E / -40.72000; 144.69833 65 87,166 37 Woolnorth Wind Farm Holdings
Woolnorth - Studland Bay 40°47′12″S 144°43′21″E / 40.78667°S 144.72250°E / -40.78667; 144.72250 75 100,577 25 Woolnorth Wind Farm Holdings

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bastyan Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Pieman Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Butlers Gorge Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Derwent Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Catagunya Power Station Fact Sheet: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Cethana Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Mersey-Forth Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Cluny Power Station Fact Sheet: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Devils Gate Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Mersey-Forth Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  7. ^ "Fisher Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Mersey-Forth Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Gordon Power Station Fact Sheet: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "John Butters Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. 
  10. ^ "Lake Echo Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  11. ^ "Upper Lake Margaret Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. 
  12. ^ "Lemonthyme Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Mersey-Forth Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  13. ^ "Liapootah Power Station Fact Sheet: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  14. ^ "Mackintosh Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Pieman Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  15. ^ "Meadowbank Power Station Fact Sheet: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  16. ^ "Nieterana Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Derwent Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 
  17. ^ "Paloona Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Mersey-Forth Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  18. ^ "Parangana Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Mersey-Forth Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  19. ^ "Poatina Power Station Fact Sheet" (PDF). Our power stations: Great Lake - South Esk. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 23 June 2015. 
  20. ^ "Reece Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Pieman Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 4 July 2015. 
  21. ^ "Repulse Power Station Fact Sheet: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  22. ^ "Rowallan Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Mersey-Forth Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  23. ^ "Tarraleah Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  24. ^ "Trevallyn Power Station Fact Sheet: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  25. ^ "Tribute Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 21 June 2015. 
  26. ^ "Tungatinah Power Station Fact Sheet: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  27. ^ "Wayatinah Power Station Fact Sheet: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Energy: Our power stations. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  28. ^ "Wilmot Power Station: Technical fact sheet" (PDF). Mersey-Forth Catchment. Hydro Tasmania. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 

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