Mount Stuart Power Station
  • Australia
LocationTownsville, Australia
Coordinates19°20′17″S 146°51′04″E / 19.338°S 146.851°E / -19.338; 146.851Coordinates: 19°20′17″S 146°51′04″E / 19.338°S 146.851°E / -19.338; 146.851
Commission dateDecember 1998
Thermal power station
Primary fuelFuel oil
Power generation
Nameplate capacity414 MW

The Mount Stuart Power Station is a power station located in Stuart, Townsville, Australia. The station runs on kerosene with three gas turbines that generate a combined capacity of 414 MW of electricity.[1] Mount Stuart was commissioned in December 1998, and operates as a peaking plant. It currently runs on kerosene, but can be converted to natural gas.

Carbon Monitoring for Action estimates this power station emits 0.34 million tonnes of greenhouse gases each year.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Mt Stuart Power Station Archived 29 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine. Origin Energy. Retrieved on 10 October 2011
  2. ^ Plant Overview:Mount Stuart Archived 26 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine. Carbon Monitoring for Action. Retrieved on 23 November 2008