Eraring Energy

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{{#badges: CoalSwarm|Navbar-Australiacoal}}Eraring Energy is a government-owned business which was established in August 2000. On its website the company states that it has electricity-generating assets located throughout New South Wales with "a combined generating capacity of over 3,000 megawatts (MW), including Eraring Power Station at 2,640MW, which is Australia’s equal largest."[1]

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On its website the company states that "construction of Eraring Power Station started in 1977. The first generating unit went into service in 1982, the second and third units in 1983, and the fourth unit was commissioned in 1984."[2]

The power station consumer approximately 5.2 million tonnes a year which the company states is "sourced from five mines in the local area." The company also states that approximately half the fly ash is "sold for use in the manufacture of concrete and building products and in road base" with the ash handling plant collecting furnace ash "and economiser grits and conveys them as slurry to the ash disposal area."[3]


Contact Details

Eraring Power Station
Rocky Point Road
Eraring NSW
Australia 2264

Telephone: + 61 2 4973 0700 (Mon - Fri 7:45am - 4:00pm)
Facsimile: + 61 2 4973 0710

Postal Address:

PO Box 5044
Dorra Creek NSW
Australia 2264

Eraring Energy Sydney Office
Level 16
227 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW
Australia 2000

Telephone: + 61 2 8268 4200 (Mon - Fri 9am - 5:00pm)
Facsimile: + 61 2 9261 2967

Postal Address

PO Box A2238
Sydney South NSW
Australia 1235
Telephone: + 61 2 8268 4200 (Mon - Fri 9am - 5:00pm)

Articles and Resources

Related SourceWatch Articles


  1. Eraring Energy, "Company profile", Eraring Energy website, accessed May 2011.
  2. Eraring Energy, "Eraring Power Station", Eraring Energy website, accessed May 2011.
  3. Eraring Energy, "Coal supply", Eraring Energy website, accessed May 2011.
  4. Ash Development Association of Australia, "Membership", Ash Development Association of Australia website, accessed June 2011.

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