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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

Output

320MW

Cost

A$150m

Plant type

Gas peaking power station

Location

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

Operation

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

Fuel

Natural gas

Back-up fuel

Distillate (ultra low sulphur diesel)
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