Mica Creek Power Station is situated near Mount Isa in the heart of Queensland's North West Mineral Province. Mica Creek has supplied electricity to the region's mining industry, as well as Mount Isa, Cloncurry and the surrounding communities for more than 50 years.
The gas-fired Mica Creek Power Station has 12 units capable of generating up to 302 MW of electricity. By the end of 2014, the requirement for generation from Mica Creek will be reduced to 100 MW, in line with the commissioning of the privately-owned 242 MW combined cycle gas turbine at Diamantina Power Station.
Mica Creek Power Station fact sheet