Construction|Energy|Environment|Gas|generation|Industrial|Power|PROJECT|Renewable Energy|Renewable-Energy|Road|Storage
Construction|Energy|Environment|Gas|generation|Industrial|Power|PROJECT|Renewable Energy|Renewable-Energy|Road|Storage

Dubbo Firming Power Station, Australia

Image of electricity pylons

5th July 2024

By: Sheila Barradas

Creamer Media Research Coordinator & Senior Deputy Editor


Font size: - +

Name of the Project
Dubbo Firming Power Station.

Yarrandale road, in an existing heavy industrial area of north Dubbo, in the Central West Orana Renewable Energy Zone of New South Wales, in Australia.

Project Owner/s
Dubbo Firming Nominees, a wholly owned subsidiary of Squadron Energy.

Project Description
Squadron proposes to build a firming power station with a nominal capacity of 64 MW.

Ancillary facilities will include an on-site buried gas storage pipeline about 2.5 km long; gas compression and regulation facilities; hydrogen generation (of up to 20 MW); compression, storage and blending facilities, and administration buildings and storage facilities.

Potential Job Creation
About 150 construction jobs and six operational jobs are expected to be created.

Capital Expenditure
About A$190-million.

Planned Start/End Date
The project was granted development consent in May 2024.

Latest Developments
The commission has imposed conditions to set operational limits on the development, including that hydrogen must be produced using renewable electricity only. 

Dubbo must prepare an air-quality monitoring plan to verify the emissions performance of the development, and is required to comply with NSW Environment Protection Agency regulations pertaining to air pollutants.

Key Contracts, Suppliers and Consultants
Not stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
Dubbo Firming Nominees, tel +61 449 807 603 or email

Edited by Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor



John Deere (Pty) Ltd
John Deere (Pty) Ltd

In 1958 John Deere Construction made its first introduction to the industry with their model 64 bulldozer.

John Thompson
John Thompson

John Thompson, the leader in energy and environmental solutions through value engineering and innovation, provides the following: design, engineer,...


Latest Multimedia

sponsored by

Economic growth a top priority for GNU
Economic growth a top priority for GNU
19th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter
Magazine round up | 19 July 2024
Magazine round up | 19 July 2024
19th July 2024

Option 1 (equivalent of R125 a month):

Receive a weekly copy of Creamer Media's Engineering News & Mining Weekly magazine
(print copy for those in South Africa and e-magazine for those outside of South Africa)
Receive daily email newsletters
Access to full search results
Access archive of magazine back copies
Access to Projects in Progress
Access to ONE Research Report of your choice in PDF format

Option 2 (equivalent of R375 a month):

All benefits from Option 1
Access to Creamer Media's Research Channel Africa for ALL Research Reports, in PDF format, on various industrial and mining sectors including Electricity; Water; Energy Transition; Hydrogen; Roads, Rail and Ports; Coal; Gold; Platinum; Battery Metals; etc.

Already a subscriber?

Forgotten your password?







sq:0.176 0.248s - 194pq - 2rq
Subscribe Now