Final commissioning of the second unit at Mortlake gas power plant has taken place in Australia, and the State of Victoria’s largest gas fired station is now completed.
Origin have invested $810m in the 550 MW plant, which will serve eastern Australia.
The Mortlake Power Station development also included the construction of an 83 km underground natural gas transmission pipeline.
Gas-fired peaking power stations are important for meeting demand for electricity, as they have the ability to be turned on remotely at approximately five minutes notice.
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