Hydro

250 MW

Genex Power

-

Approved

Georgetown

QLD

Pumped Hydro


Description:

Feasibility study completed into construction of a pumped storage hydroelectric power plant at the disused Kidston Gold Mine. Concept design utilises two existing mine pits as the upper (Wises pit) and lower (Eldridge pit) reservoirs. Non-binding term sheet signed with EnergyAustralia for long-term energy storage services agreement and equity investment.

Major Contractors/Suppliers:

Owner's Engineer: Entura
Optimisation study: Mott MacDonald
EPC: McConnell Dowell/Downer JV
Technical advisers: Norconsult and GHD Australia
Technical service agreement/construction funding: J-POWER

Updates:

  • 2019, Jun : AEMO issued GPS approval
  • 2019, Feb : Early works programme started
  • 2018, Dec : Term sheet signed with EnergyAustralia
  • 2018, Sep : Development approval received from the Etheridge Shire Council
  • 2017, Nov : Funding of up to $5mil secured from ARENA
  • 2017, Oct : McConnell Dowell/Downer JV appointed EPC contractors

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approximate representation only

Michael Addison

Name : Michael Addison

Title : Managing Director

Phone : (02) 9993 4411

Email : ma@genexpower.com.au



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