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Laverton North Natural Gas Power Station

Work commenced

October 2004

Water pipeline construction

Early 2005

Gas pipeline works

Mid 2005

Electricity cable connection

Mid 2005

Start of operation

December 2006





Plant type

Gas peaking power station


Victoria, Australia

Plant owner and operator

Snowy Hydro Limited, owned jointly by the Commonwealth, Victorian and NSW governments

Main contractor

Siemens Ltd

Gas turbines

Two Siemens V94.2 gas turbine generator sets


Remotely operated from Snowy Hydro's central control room in Cooma, NSW


Natural gas

Back-up fuel

Distillate (ultra low sulphur diesel)

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