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List of power stations in South Australia

Pelican Point Power Station

This is a list of active power stations in South Australia, Australia. Candidates for this list must already be commissioned and capable of generating 1 MW or more of electricity.

Coal fired

These fossil fuel power stations burn coal to power steam turbines that generate some or all of the electricity they produce.

Power station Capacity (MW) Turbines Coal Type Conveyance Mine type Cooling Water
Northern 520 2 black (sub-bituminous) rail open cut sea
Playford B 240 4 black (sub-bituminous) rail open cut sea

Gas turbine

These gas turbine power stations use gas combustion to generate some or all of the electricity they produce.

Power station Capacity (MW) Turbines Fuel type Combined cycle
Coopers Brewer (Regency Park) 4.4 1 natural gas yes
Dry Creek 156 3 natural gas no
Hallett 180 12 natural gas/diesel no
Ladbroke Grove 80 2 natural gas no
Mintaro 90 1 natural gas no
Osborne 180 2 natural gas yes
Port Lincoln 50 2 diesel no
Quarantine 210 5 natural gas no
Pelican Point 487 3 natural gas yes
Snuggery 63 3 diesel no

Gas (thermal)

These power stations use gas combustion to power steam turbines that generate some or all of the electricity they produce.

Power station Capacity (MW) Turbines Fuel type
Torrens Island 1,280 8 natural gas
Whyalla Steelworks Power and Services 3 Coke Ovens and Blast Furnace Gas/Oil

Gas (reciprocating)

These power stations use gas combustion in reciprocating engines to generate some or all of the electricity they produce.

Power station Capacity (MW) Engines Fuel type
Angaston 50 30 diesel
Lonsdale 20 18 diesel
Port Stanvac 65 36 diesel

Hydroelectric

These hydroelectric power stations use the flow of water to generate some or all of the electricity they produce.

Power station Capacity (MW) Turbines Pumped storage
Terminal Storage Mini Hydro 1.9 1 no

Wind farms

See also

References

External links

  • NEMMCO List of Generators (zip)
  • Government of South Australia Annual Report of the Technical Regulator 2004-05 (pdf)
  • List of Green Power approved generators (pdf)
  • Australian Business Council for Sustainable Energy
  • Map of Power Station Locations in the NEM
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