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November 19, 2021

Mokai Geothermal Power Plant, New Zealand

By Carmen

Mokai Geothermal Power Plant is an 111MW geothermal power project. It is located in Waikato, New Zealand. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2000.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Geothermal 111 111 Active Waikato, New Zealand Ormat Industries


The project was developed by Ormat Industries. Tuaropaki Trust and Mercury NZ are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75% and 25% respectively.

The geothermal site has in total 11 number of production wells. Mokai Geothermal Power Plant runs at a temperature of 300 Degree Celsius.

The project generates 927GWh of electricity.

Mokai Geothermal Power Plant (Mokai Phase I) consists of 6 turbines.

Mokai Geothermal Power Plant (Mokai Phase II) consists of 5 turbines.

Mokai Geothermal Power Plant (Mokai Phase III) consists of 1 turbine.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in February 2000.

Contractors Involved

Ormat Technologies was selected to render EPC services for the geothermal power project.

Mokai Geothermal Power Plant (Mokai Geothermal Power Plant) is equipped with Ormat Industries turbines.

Mercury NZ is the O&M contractor for the geothermal power project.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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