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Recent Listings
  • Axedale Solar Farm

    UPC\AC Renewables Australia announces development of the Axedale Solar Farm with 160MW of solar PV and 50MWh of battery storage.

    (01/03/2020 07:50PM)

  • Vacy Solar Farm

    Rio Indygen is proposing to build a 25MW solar farm near Vacy in the New South Wales Hunter region.

    (24/06/2019 03:53PM)

  • Chichester (Pilbara) Solar Farm

    Alinta Energy is planning to construct a 60MW solar farm near the Christmas Creek iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

    (24/06/2019 03:39PM)

  • Quorn Park Solar Farm

    Renewable Energy Developments Pty Ltd is proposing to build a 160MW solar farm near Parkes in the central west of New South Wales.

    (24/06/2019 02:55PM)

  • MacAnzac Project

    AgriWaste Pty Ltd is proposing to develop a 100MW agricultural waste energy generating plant near Coleambally in the New South Wales Riverina.

    (24/06/2019 02:40PM)

Poihipi Geothermal Power Station

The Poihipi Power Station is a geothermal power station, located north of Taupo, owned and operated by Contact Energy.

The plant generates an average of 38 MW, utilising geothermal steam from the Wairakei field. The Warakei Geothermal Power Station is nearby on the same field.

Company: Contact Energy

Capacity (MW): 55

Status: Operating

Start Year: 1997

Technology: Steam turbine

Fuel: Geothermal

Estimated Output: 334 GWhr p.a.

Source of Information: Contact Energy and Wikipedia web sites (October 2011)


  • Poihipi Road
    Taupo, 3377
    New Zealand