Murchison Radio Observatory

Project Name: Murchison Radio Observatory
Location: North of Perth, WA
Client: Horizon Power
Capacity: 2.5 MW
Fuel Source: Diesel & Gas
Project Commencement: 2016
Commodity / Type: Science & Research Centre

Pacific Energy was awarded the Murchison Radio Astronomy Observatory by Horizon Power Regional Power Corp for a Design and Construct contract to be followed by a 7 year Operations and Maintenance contract on the remote diesel power supply.

Powering an important device that is in the world spotlight, the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory (MRO) and is the home of the Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) and the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA).

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