Worsley Refinery power station

From Global Energy Monitor

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 5-6: 2 x 57 MW)
  • Type: Units 1-3: Subcritical; Units 5-6: Circulating fluidized bed
  • In service: Units 1-3: 1982; Units 5-6: 2012
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  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

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

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