New Geothermal Power Station for Kawerau
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Client Name: Mighty River Power
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Mighty River Power’s new Kawerau geothermal power station is fully operational ahead of time, under budget and capable of generating at a higher than expected capacity of 100MW.
The $300 million Kawerau project was the largest single geothermal development in New Zealand for more than 20 years. The station’s output significantly increases national generation capacity and meets approximately one-third of residential and industrial demand in the Eastern Bay of Plenty region.
Edison was engaged by Mighty River Power to provide technical support during the tendering, design and installation of the 110/11kV substation and 110kV transmission line that connects the new geothermal power station to the national grid (Transpower).
“The experience and expertise that Edison were able to bring to the project in the 110/11 kV substation and 110 kV transmission line installation works was of great value and aided in the timely completion of the works.”
Alan Ofsoski, Mighty River Power