Guthega Power Station - NSW

  Place Name

Position

DEG: -36.349709 148.413956
DMS: 36º 20' 58.95" S 148º 24' 50.24" E
UTM: 55 H 5976335mN 626875mE
Altitude: 1335.33m

Description

Place Type

Population - Place Name

Location

135.76kms SouthWest of Canberra - Driving 215 km (2 hours 47 mins)
347.15kms NorthEast of Melbourne - Driving 609 km (7 hours 14 mins)
731.31kms North of Hobart - Driving 1343 km (1 day 7 hours)

Address & Contact

Guthega NSW 2627
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
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Information

First in the Snowy Scheme, opened in 1955. Two 30 MW units generating as a run of the river station, giving a rated 60 MW capacity. Both units upgraded with a more efficient turbine with 1950's technology replaced after 60 plus years. Old turbine runners now at the Snowy Museums in Adaminaby and Cooma. Unit 1 generator output now 38 MW.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Perisher Valley at 05/06:30am EST
Distance from Guthega Power Station 6.4km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
-5.6°C-14.5°C90%-7.0°ChPa10.8mmW32km/hr
17knots
56km/hr
30knots

Closest Climatic Station

Perisher Valley Ski Centre
Distance from Guthega Power Station 5.96km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C19.218.515.711.77.93.92.43.45.89.713.915.9
Mean Min. °C5.85.33.30.3-1.5-3.5-5.0-4.3-2.00.22.03.8
Mean Rain mm96.173.1114.597.5130.9167.8186.1240.7234.0182.1138.595.3

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