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Hazelwood Power Station

Start of construction

1964

Start of operation

1971

Planned decommissioning

Originally 2009, now scheduled for 2031

Output

1675MW

Plant type

Coal-fired

Location

Morwell, Victoria, Australia

Estimated investment

Valued at AUS $2.35bn in 1996

Staff

Around 500 staff, with 300 contractors

Plant owner

International Power Technologies (the Commonwealth Bank Group is a minor shareholder)

RD&D preparation

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Mechanical servicing

Haden

Turbines

Eight turbine/units

Additional facilities

Switch rooms, coal handling facilities, offices, workshops and stores

Fuel

Coal

Cooling water

Hazelwood Pondage
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