Valley Power Peaking Facility

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Valley Power Peaking Facility
Valley Power Peaking Facility is located in Australia
Valley Power Peaking Facility
Location of Valley Power Peaking Facility
Country Australia
Location Traralgon
Coordinates 38°15′12.4734″S 146°35′19.5864″E / 38.253464833°S 146.588774000°E / -38.253464833; 146.588774000Coordinates: 38°15′12.4734″S 146°35′19.5864″E / 38.253464833°S 146.588774000°E / -38.253464833; 146.588774000
Status Operational
Commission date 2002
Thermal power station
Primary fuel natural gas
Cogeneration? No
Combined cycle? No
Power generation
Units operational 6
Make and model Pratt & Whitney
Nameplate capacity 300 MW

The Valley Power Peaking Facility is an open cycle, gas turbine power station at Traralgon in the Latrobe Valley in Victoria, Australia. It is owned and operated by Snowy Hydro.

The plant was developed by Edison Mission Energy and Contact Energy in 2001 and 2002. In 2005, it was sold to International Power and Mitsui & Co Ltd[1] who onsold the plant to Snowy Hydro.[2]

See also[edit]

List of power stations in Victoria

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Energy Announces Sale Of Valley Power Stake" (Press release). Contact Energy. 31 August 2005. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Myer, Rod (1 September 2005). "Snowy nabs slice of Vic peak power". The Age. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 

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