Worsley Refinery power station

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Worsley Refinery power station is a 216-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Western Australia, Australia.

Location

The map below shows the location of the plant, at the Worsley aluminum refinery near Worsley, Western Australia.

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Background on Plant

Worsley Refinery power station is a five-unit coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 216 MW. The plant was completed in 1982 and 2012, and is owned by BHP Billiton.[1]

Plant Details

  • Sponsor: BHP Biliton Worsley Alumina
  • Parent company: BHP Billiton
  • Location: Worsley aluminum refinery, Worsley, Western Australia, Australia
  • Coordinates: -33.2351905, 116.0686942 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Gross capacity: 216 MW (Units 1-3: 34 MW; Units 4 & 5: 57 MW)
  • Type: Subcritical
  • In service: Units 1-3: 1982; Units 4 & 5: 2012
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. Welcome to Worsley Alumina, BHP Billiton investor presentation, Sept. 2003.

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