The Hunter Valley Gas Fired Power Plant is 1,000MW gas fired power project. It is planned in New South Wales, Australia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,000 1,000 Permitting New South Wales, Australia Snowy Hydro

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Snowy Hydro.

It is a gas turbine power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant will run on Diesel.

The project cost is expected to be around $1,601.4m.

The Gas fired project consists of 2 gas turbines.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

About Snowy Hydro

Snowy Hydro Ltd (Snowy Hydro), a Commonwealth Government Business Enterprise, is an integrated energy utility. It has presence in the entire energy cycle, including production, supply, trading and retail of electricity in the National Electricity Market, and providing risk management financial hedge contracts to wholesale customers. The company produces electricity using the gas, solar, hydro and diesel sources. Snowy Hydro captures, stores, diverts water and releases it for the use of irrigators, town water supplies, and environment. It operates plants in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Snowy Hydro is headquartered in Cooma, New South Wales, Australia.

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