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Proposed Peaking Power Station

AGL proposes to construct and operate an initially 500 to 600 megawatt (and ultimately up to approximately 920 megawatt) gas turbine power station on rural grazing land approximately 7km west of Willatook, Victoria. 

The Tarrone Power Project will act as a peaking power station to supply electricity to Victoria during times of peak demand.

Development and Consultation

Stakeholder consultation is a very important part of the development process and AGL welcomes enquiries and feedback. Please refer to the contact details below for more detail or otherwise additional information can also be found on the Downloads page.

A wide range of comprehensive studies are completed that enable evaluation of the impact on ecology, landscape, cultural heritage, visual amenity and other environmental factors such as noise and air emissions. All studies undertaken as part of regulatory approval applications have been formally exhibited and are available on our website for download on the Downloads page. 

The Victorian Minister for Planning, Hon. Matthew Guy MP has approved the Planning Scheme Amendment for the Power Station. AGL will continue its community consultation process and seek additional approvals and licences required to progress the development. AGL will continue to monitor market conditions prior to making a final investment decision on the proposed station.

Location

The Tarrone Power Project will be constructed and operated on an area of approximately 15ha within 75ha of land that comprises the site. The site is used for grazing and it is expected that this would continue when the project proceeds. The site has been selected due to its proximity to high voltage power lines, gas pipeline and appropriate set-back from nearest residences. The site is also the location where the Macarthur Wind Farm connects to the electricity transmission network.

Map: Tarrone Power Station



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