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Murray 1 Hydro Power Station

Murray 1 Power Station is one of several hydroelectric power stations in the Snowy Mountains Scheme.

Murray 1 has ten turbo generators, with a generating capacity of 950 MW of electricity.

The power station was completed in 1967.

Water is diverted  westwards from Lake Eucumbene and other smaller reservoirs, through the Murray 1 & 2 power stations, and finally into the Murray River near Khancoban. When it reaches the Murray 1 Power Station, it has dropped 460.2 metres..

Although the power station is physically located in the state of New South Wales, it has, since 1 July 2008 been allocated to the Victoria region of the National Electricity Market.

The power station in the Snowy Mountains Scheme are:

 

Company: Snowy Hydro

Capacity (MW): 950

Status: Operating

Start Year: 1967

Technology: Hydro

Fuel: Hydro

No. of Turbines: 10

Source of Information: Wikipedia and Snowy Hydro web sites (September 2011)

Location

  • Alpine Way
    Khancoban, New South Wales 2642
    Australia