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.


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]

In November 2014, a refinancing agreement for Units 5-6 of the Worsley Refinery power station was signed. US$741 million in loans was provided by a consortium of banks that included Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, MUFG Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, DBS Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, National Australia Bank, Intesa Sanpaolo, Societe Generale, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, and Westpac.[2]

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
  • Coal type:
  • Coal source:
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Welcome to Worsley Alumina, BHP Billiton investor presentation, Sept. 2003.
  2. Worsley Co-Generation Plant Refinancing 2014, IJGlobal, Jan. 22, 2015

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