BP3PL – Bluewaters Power Station Expansion 458MW – Western Australia - Project Profile
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Bluewaters Power 3 Pty Ltd (BP3PL) is planning to undertake the Expansion of Bluewaters Power Station project in Collie, Western Australia, Australia.
The project involves the construction of two nominal 229MW (208MW net sent-out) subcritical coal-fired base-load generation plants and will be developed in two phases (Bluewaters Power Station Phases III and IV).
It includes the construction of an approximately 63km long wastewater discharge pipeline following the same alignment as the existing Collie A Power Station wastewater pipeline with a route deviation through the coastal foredune system, and an ocean outfall consisting of an approximately 650m pipe, including a 110m diffuser, located north of the Leschenault Inlet at Buffalo Road.
The project features the construction of two cooling towers, an ash silo, access roads, conveyors, fuel and water pipelines and related facilities, and the connections to the electricity substation.
Strategen has been appointed as a lead environmental consultant.
In 2014, BP3PL requested MoE to grant an extension of the time limit of authorization for a further five years, to September 17, 2020.
On December 16, 2014, the Minister for Environment (MoE) requested the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to inquire into and report on the matter of changing the implementation conditions relating.
On March 23, 2015, the EPA released a report in which the condition of implementing the project recommending to the MoE to grant the extension of the time limit for implementation until September 17, 2020.
BP3PL is seeking finance for the project development.
The project involves the construction of two, nominal 229MW (208MW net sent out) sub-critical coal-fired base-load generation plants in Collie, Western Australia, Australia.
The US$600 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of an approximately 63km wastewater discharge pipeline
2. Construction of an ocean outfall consisting of an approximately 650m pipe including an 110m diffuser