Collie power station

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm|Navbar-WesternAustraliacoal}}Collie power station is a 350-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Western Australia, Australia.

Location

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Background on Plant

Collie power station is a 350 megawatt coal-fired power station owned by Verve Energy, a power utility owned by the Western Australian government.

The power station, which opened in 1999, is operated and maintained by Transfield Worley Power Services, a joint venture company between Transfield Services and WorleyParsons. On its website Verve Energy states that the power station has a staff of "about 40."[1]

On its website Verve Energy states that the power station consumes approximately 1 million tonnes of coal a year, which is supplied from Collie coal mines.[1]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: Verve Energy
  • Parent company: Verve Energy
  • Location: Collie, Western Australia, Australia
  • Coordinates: -33.3430939, 116.2608474 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 350 MW (single-unit)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: 1999
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source: Collie coal mines
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Verve Energy, "Collie", Verve Energy website, accessed November 2010.

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