Chichester Solar Gas Hybrid Project

Low emission renewable energy for large, off-grid customers in the Pilbra region of Western Australia

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Hybrid energy supply for iron ore operations

Alinta Energy to supply Fortescue Metals Group's Chichester Hub iron ore operations.

Up to 100% of daytime operations to be powers by renewable energy.

Renewables backed up by Alinta Energy’s existing battery storage system and power station at Newman.

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New Infrastructure

The ground-breaking project will see the construction of;

  • a new 60MW solar photovoltaic (PV) generation facility at the Fortescue Metals Group’s Chichester Hub iron ore operations, as well as,
  • a ~60-kilometre transmission line linking the Fortescue’s Christmas Creek and Cloudbreak mining operations in the Pilbara with our Newman gas-fired power station and 35MW battery facility.

Supplier information

Suppliers may register their interest or request further information below