Mt. Piper Energy Expo has interactive exhibits.
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Lithgow, Hartley early 'explorer country' in NSW Blue Mountains & Central Tablelands
including Little Hartley, Hartley Vale, Glenroy, Hampton, Portland, Rydal, Marrangaroo & Wallerawang
A power generating plant was built at Wallerawang in the late 1950s, and, in latter years Mt Piper Power Station opened near Portland. These stations created a ready market for the local coal.
Visit the Mt Piper Power Station Energy Expo - small groups of 1 -2 are welcome as well as bus groups.
Tours take 1 hour, Free of cost.
Open daily 9am - 4pm with Tours Mon - Fri @ 11am
(except on public holidays)
Mt Piper Power Station, 350 Boulder Road, Portland NSW
Dams and lakes were built in the Wallerawang area to provide water to the Power Stations. Lake Wallace construction began in 1978 and is now a popular destination for trout fishing.