Agency VA 4603
Yallourn Power Station
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Date Range: 1923 - cont
 
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Yallourn Power Station evolved from the initial 75 mega watt (mw) capacity power station, Yallourn 'A', which commenced construction in 1923 and was completed in 1928 to become Yallourn 'W', a power station with 1450 mw capacity.

Upon the completion of Yallourn 'A', Yallourn Power Station expanded operations in the following stages:
1928 - Yallourn 'B', 100 mw capacity, completed and in service;
1955 - Yallourn 'C', 100 mw capacity, completed and in service
;1958 - Yallourn 'D', 100 mw capacity, completed and in service
;1962 - Yallourn 'E', 240 mw capacity, completed and in service
;1965 - The State Government approved Yallourn 'W', 700 mw capacity, to be completed by 1973.

In 1972, the Yallourn 'W' proposal was expanded to 1450 mw capacity (two units at 350 mw and two units at 375 mw).
1973 - 'W1' generator was commissioned June 1973 and came into commercial operation in 1974
;1975 - 'W2' generator came into commercial operation
;1981 - 'W3' generator came into commercial operation
;1984 - 'W4' generator came into commercial operation
;1980s - Yallourn 'A', 'B', 'C', 'D', 'E' were progressively decommissioned.
 
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1936 - 1939 Photographs - Yallourn Power Station VPRS 13841 North Melbourne Open
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1923 - cont Electric light and power VF 47
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