Mount Stuart Power Station

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Mount Stuart Power Station
Country Australia
Location Townsville, Australia
Status Operational
Commission date December 1998
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Fuel oil
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 414 MW

The Mount Stuart Power Station is a power station located in Stuart, Townsville, Australia. The station runs on kerosene with three gas turbines that generate a combined capacity of 414 MW of electricity.[1] Mount Stuart was commissioned in December 1998, and operates as a peaking plant. It currently runs on kerosene, but can be converted to natural gas.

Carbon Monitoring for Action estimates this power station emits 0.34 million tonnes of greenhouse gases each year.[2]

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  1. ^ Mt Stuart Power Station. Origin Energy. Retrieved on 10 October 2011
  2. ^ Plant Overview:Mount Stuart. Carbon Monitoring for Action. Retrieved on 23 November 2008

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