Mt Keith Power Station Capacity Expansion Project

Proposal description: 

Southern Cross Energy (TransAlta) proposes to construct and operate up to 150 megawatt of gas reciprocating engines and associated infrastructure in the Northern Goldfields region of Western Australia (the proposal), approximately 90 kilometres (km) north of Leinster and 80 km south of Wiluna.

The proposal will be a component of TransAlta’s existing Southern Cross Energy North (SCEN) network supplying power to BHP Nickel West and potential third-party operators. The proposal will be constructed within an existing brownfields site. No vegetation clearing is proposed

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Last updated: 
March 5, 2024
Current Status: 
Decision on whether to assess has been published
Decision on whether to assess has been published
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