Callide Power Station

Callide Power Station

Fast facts 

Capacity: 1,525 MW
Fuel: Black coal
Location: Biloela, Central Queensland
Employees: 260 

Callide Power Station is comprised of two power plants, Callide B and C, each with two generating units (B1 and B2, C3 and C4).

The 825 MW Callide C was the first supercritical coal-fired power station in Australia when it was commisioned in 2001. Callide B has a capacity of 700 MW and was commissioned in 1988.

CS Energy owns 100 per cent of Callide B and owns Callide C in a 50/50 joint venture with InterGen.

Callide Power Station receives up to 5.8 million tonnes of black coal annually from the neighbouring Callide Mine owned by Batchfire Resources.

How electricity is generated at callide

Learn about the coal-fired power generation process and Callide's key specifications in the Electricity generation at Callide Power Station fact sheet (PDF 125.8KB).


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Callide oxyfuel project

CS Energy also owns the Callide A Power Station, which was originally constructed in 1965. Callide A was the site of the Callide Oxyfuel Project, which was decommissioned in FY2016 following a successful two-year demonstration of carbon capture technology. 

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