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Tods Corner Power Station

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 1700 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 0.00
URL More about Tods Corner Power Station
Tods Corner Power Station was developed to recover the available energy from the water out of Arthurs Lake Pumping Station. The power station is located on the south-eastern shore of Great Lake and is supplied with water via a 105 metre-long penstock connected to an open flume which carries the discharge from Arthurs Lake pumping station. A manually operated gate is installed at the intake to enable the penstock and turbine to be dewatered for maintenance and to control flow while filling the penstock. A draft tube valve is provided for dewatering purposes. The generator is connected to the system at its output voltage of 6.6kV via an SF6 circuit breaker and an overhead line to Arthurs Lake switchyard where it is connected to the transformer bank.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.01.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Great Lake, Tasmania
Australia

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Third-Party-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Hydro Tasmania
Energy Storage Technology Provider Siemens
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Benefits
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
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