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Wairakei Power Station, Steam
Code Number:
TPGV01P02_02
Title:
Wairakei Power Station, Steam
Commission date November 1958 (November 1958)
Owner Contact Energy
Type Flash steam with binary cycle
Wells 55 production
6 reinjection
50 monitoring
Well depth 660 m 2,170 feet
Turbines 6 11.2 MW
3 30 MW
1 4 MW
1 14 MW binary

Installed capacity 175 MW
Capacity factor 89.0%
Annual generation 1365 GWh
Keywords:
New Zealand, Scenics, Geothermal Power, Electricity, Technology
Image by:
Robert J. Stoller M.D.

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