Illawarra Gas Project power station

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Illawarra Gas Project power station is a proposed 800-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the state of New South Wales, Australia.[1] Also referred to as Port Kembla in the Australian Government's Underwriting New Generation Investments program.[2]

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Port Kembla, the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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Background

The proposed Illawarra power station would use natural gas from the proposed Port Kembla Gas Terminal.[1][3]

The project was one of 12 projects shortlisted in March 2019 from 66 registrations of interest in the Australian Government's Underwriting New Generation Investments program, for which "the government is committed to progressing negotiations with a significant number of shortlisted projects by the end of 2019".[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Australian Industrial Energy (AIE)
  • Parent company: Australian Industrial Energy (AIE)
  • Location: Port Kembla, the state of New South Wales, Australia
  • Coordinates: -34.4854, 150.8996 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 800 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 800 MW (no start-up date)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 AIE’S PROPOSED POWER STATION SHORTLISTED FOR KEY COMMONWEALTH ENERGY INVESTMENT PROGRAM, AIE release, March 26 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Underwriting New Generation Investments program, Australian Department of the Environment and Energy, Mar 26, 2019 (accessed Nov 15, 2019)
  3. Brendan Crabb, Planning approval given for $250 million Port Kembla Gas Terminal, Illawarra Mercury, April 29, 2019.