DeGrussa Power Station

Project Name: DeGrussa
Location: Meekathara, WA
Client: Sandfire Resources
Capacity: 7.4 MW
Fuel Source: Diesel
Project Commencement: 2012
Commodity / Type: Copper/Gold

The Pacific Energy owned DeGrussa Power Station, near Meekatharra in Western Australia, has been powering the DeGrussa Gold-Copper Mine since 2012.​

At commencement, Pacific Energy provided a power solution consisting of a 22MW diesel-powered station. In 2016 the station was converted to a Hybrid power station, where 27MW of diesel generation was integrated with 10.8MW of solar and 6MW of battery. The end result was the largest diesel/solar/battery mine site power station in the world.

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