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Main entrance to Jeeralang Power Station | by Marcus Wong from Geelong
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Main entrance to Jeeralang Power Station

Jeeralang Power Station is a gas turbine power station with a capacity of 460 megawatts (620,000 hp) near Morwell, Victoria, Australia. The station is a peaking facility which is used only during periods of peak demand, and is also used as a black start facility to restore power to the grid in the event of major system failure.

 

Jeeralang A was built between 1977 and 1979 and consists of four Siemens Industries V93.1 gas turbines with a combined capacity of 220 megawatts (300,000 hp). Jeeralang B was built between 1978 and 1980 and consists of three Alstom Atlantique MS-9001 gas turbines with a combined capacity of 240 megawatts (320,000 hp).

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Taken on December 9, 2008