Oakey Power Station

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Oakey Power Station
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Oakey Power Station is located in Australia
Oakey Power Station
Location of Oakey Power Station
Country Australia
Location Queensland
Coordinates 27°25′07″S 151°40′48″E / 27.41861°S 151.68000°E / -27.41861; 151.68000Coordinates: 27°25′07″S 151°40′48″E / 27.41861°S 151.68000°E / -27.41861; 151.68000
Status Operational
Commission date December 1999
Owner(s) ERM Power
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Natural Gas
Combined cycle? No
Power generation
Units operational 2
Nameplate capacity 332 MW

The Oakey Power Station is a 332 MW power station located at Oakey on the Darling Downs in southern Queensland, adjacent to the Roma-to-Brisbane gas pipeline. The station is an open-cycle, dual liquid/gas-fired power station that typically operates during times of peak electricity demand when Queensland’s power needs are greatest. ERM Power led the development of Oakey with commissioning occurring safely and on time in December 1999. ERM Power owns 100% of Oakey and also operates and financially manages the power station. [1]

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