Loy Yang B Power Station is located in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley, 160km east of Melbourne. Alinta Energy’s owner, Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited (CTFE), acquired Loy Yang B in January 2018.
The 1,100-megawatt plant is Victoria’s newest and most efficient coal-fired power station, providing about 20% of the state’s energy needs.
The first of the power station’s two units came online in 1993, with the second unit commencing commercial operation in 1996.
Loy Yang B’s annual sustainability report provides an overview of environmental, economic and social performance during the 2018/19 financial year (FY19) and information on how it manages the risks and opportunities associated with sustainability challenges.
Loy Yang B recognises its responsibilities and the important role it plays in protecting the environment today and helping to ensure a sustainable future. It has an Environmental Policy and reviews its environmental performance alongside safety, financial and engineering performance.
Loy Yang B nurtures a culture within its workforce that empowers employees to effectively carry out environmental responsibilities. Loy Yang B is committed to generating a reliable source of electricity in a safe, socially and environmentally responsible way.
The station has completed several significant environmental improvement programs and conducts regular environmental audits as part of workplace standards.
Anyone wishing to speak to an officer of the environment team or lodge a community environmental complaint can contact Loy Yang B on +61 (0)3 5177 2000.