Remote energy solutions specialist Zenith Energy has completed construction of the 14.5MW gas fired Power Station at the Kirkalocka Gold Project in Western Australia.
|The Kirkalocka Gold Project is located 75 kilometres south of Mount Magnet in the Mid-West region of Western Australia|
Kirkalocka Gold is wholly owned by Adaman Resources, a private resource investment company, established in 2017 to find and acquire resource opportunities requiring turnkey mining solutions.
Under the terms of the PPA, Zenith will build, own and operate the 14.5MW power station, comprising 9.9MW gas-fired and circa 4.6MW of diesel back-up power generation, to reliably and efficiently service the power needs of the mine, located approximately 70 kilometres south of Mount Magnet in Western Australia.
The Company previously announced that it anticipated supply commencement at the end of Q1 FY20. Zenith achieved initial production of commissioning diesel power on the 6 September 2019, with full gas generation commencing on the 15 September 2019. The first full month of power supply under the PPA occurred during the month of October 2019.
Zenith Energy’s Managing Director, Hamish Moffat commented that the Company was extremely pleased to have completed another successful project, with the Kirkalocka power station now up and running ahead of expectation.
“This is a further demonstration of the Zenith team’s ability to deliver innovative, reliable, highly efficient and cost-effective power generation solutions to support the diverse needs of our clients in remote locations,” said Mr Moffat.
“We very much look forward to working with the Kirkalocka team to deliver a clean power supply solution for many years to come.”