Power generation

Exterior shot of power generator at night

Alinta Energy doesn’t just retail energy. We generate energy too, at power stations owned, contracted and/or operated by us across Australia and New Zealand. Around 3,000MW of it. Here's a snapshot of our power generation assets.

Power station map of australia

Wagerup, Western Australia

Wagerup is a dual fuel (gas and distillate) power station that provides electricity to the South West Interconnected system (SWIS). Wagerup is dispatched when there is high demand for electricity in the SWIS.

Capacity: 380MW

Plans, programs and reporting

Some of our Wagerup regulatory obligations require us to make audit reports, programs and plans available to the public. For further information on the Wagerup Audit Compliance Report, the Greenhouse Gas Abatement Program, Noise Management Plan or Stack Emissions Plan under Ministerial Statement 729, please contact Regulatory Affairs and Compliance at compliance.powergen@alintaenergy.com.au.

Pinjarra, Western Australia

The gas-fuelled Pinjarra Power Station is a cogeneration plant located at Alcoa’s Pinjarra refinery in WA. The plant produces both electricity and steam. The electricity generated is used to supply the South West Interconnected system (SWIS) and the steam is used by Alcoa in its refinery.

Capacity: 285MW

Yandin, Western Australia

Located in the wheatbelt town of Dandaragan, 175 kilometres north of Perth, Yandin Wind Farm is a RATCH-Australia and Alinta Energy investment, managed by Alinta Energy.

Capacity: 214 MW

Bairnsdale, Victoria

A gas-fired power station, Bairnsdale supplies energy across Victoria’s East Gippsland region.

Bairnsdale power station operates as a peaking power station and provides support to the electricity network to ensure system security.

Capacity: 86MW

Loy Yang B, Victoria

Loy Yang B Power Station is located in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley, 160km east of Melbourne. Alinta Energy’s owner, CTFE, acquired the station in January 2018. The plant is Victoria’s most efficient coal-fired power station, providing about 20 per cent of the state’s energy needs.

Capacity: 1200 MW

Braemar, Queensland

Braemar Power Station is an open-cycle gas turbine plant that provides both peak and intermediate power.

Alinta Energy also owns a 148km gas pipeline from Condamine to Braemar, which is used exclusively to supply fuel for the station.

Capacity: 564MW

Part 10 Information Disclosure for the Braemar pipeline.

Glenbrook, New Zealand

Glenbrook  is a co-generation plant located at Glenbrook, south of Auckland, New Zealand.

The Glenbrook Power Station is fully integrated into the New Zealand Steel plant and currently supplies around 60% of the plant’s electricity requirements.

Capacity: 112MW

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