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January 11, 2022

Liapootah, Australia

By Carmen

Liapootah is an 87.3MW hydro power project. It is located on Lower Derwent, Nive river/basin in Tasmania, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1960.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 87.3 87.3 Active Tasmania, Australia

Description

The project is currently owned by Hydro-Electric.

Liapootah is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 103m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 3 in number.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1960.

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Contractors Involved

The English Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 29.1MW nameplate capacity.

The English Electric supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 31 MVA.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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