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McKay Creek Hydro Power Station


McKay Creek Hydro Power Station

McKay Creek Power Station is one of four hydroelectric power stations in the Kiewa Hydroelectric Scheme in Victoria.

McKay Creek has six turbines with a total generating capacity of 150 MW.

The power station is located on the slopes of Mount McKay at ground level. the water is transported from the Rocky Valley Dam through a near vertical pipe.

Company: AGL Energy
Capacity (MW): 150
Status: Operating
Start Year: 1960
Technology: Hydro
Fuel: Hydro
Type of Turbine: Pelton wheel
No. of Turbines: 6
Source of Information: Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population & Communities web site (September 2011)

Location:
Bogong High Plains Road
Falls Creek, Victoria 3699
Australia




Categories:
 Hydro