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Verve Energy

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Verve Energy is a generation company owned by the Western Australian government.

Coal fired power stations

On its website Verve states that "coal is used to produce around 70% of the electricity generated by Verve Energy; the remaining electricity is primarily produced by gas."[1]

The company's coal-fired power stations are the:

The company also operates the Kwinana power station which started out its generating life as an oil-fired power station and then converted to coal-fired. The coal-fired power station was closed in December 2008 and two gas turbines are currently being installed at the site and expected to be commissioned before the summer of 2011-12.[4]

Affiliations

Contact details

GPO Box F366
Perth, Western Australia 6841

15-17 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Telephone: (08) 9424 1888
Fax: (08) 9424 1899
Email: inquiries AT verveenergy.com.au
Website: http://www.verveenergy.com.au/index.html

Articles and resources

References

  1. Verve Energy, "Our Company", Verve Energy website, accessed November 2010.
  2. Verve Energy, "Muja", Verve Energy website, accessed November 2010.
  3. Verve Energy, "Collie", Verve Energy website, accessed November 2010.
  4. Verve Energy, "Kwinana", Verve Energy website, accessed November 2010.
  5. Ash Development Association of Australia, "Membership", Ash Development Association of Australia website, accessed June 2011.
  6. "Full members", Energy Supply Association of Australia website, accessed November 2011.

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