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January 5, 2022

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station, Australia

By Carmen

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station is a 584.5MW gas fired power project. It is located in Western Australia, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1989.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 584.5 584.5 Active Western Australia, Australia

Description

The project is currently owned by Synergy with a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant that is used for Peakload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Distillate Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from Dampier-Bunbury Natural Gas Pipeline.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1989.

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Contractors Involved

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station (Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station Unit I) is equipped with Mitsubishi Power Frame 6 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 37.4MW nameplate capacity.

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station (Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station Unit II) is equipped with Mitsubishi Power Frame 6 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 37.4MW nameplate capacity.

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station (Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station Unit III) is equipped with Siemens Frame 6 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 38.3MW nameplate capacity.

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station (Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station Unit IV) is equipped with Siemens Frame 6 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 38.3MW nameplate capacity.

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station (Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station Unit IX) is equipped with EGT Energie Frame 9 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 123.7MW nameplate capacity.

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station (Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station Unit V) is equipped with Siemens Frame 6 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 38.3MW nameplate capacity.

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station (Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station Unit VI) is equipped with Siemens Frame 6 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 38.3MW nameplate capacity.

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station (Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station Unit VII) is equipped with John Brown Engineering Gas Turbines Frame 9 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 116.4MW nameplate capacity.

Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station (Pinjar Gas Turbine Power Station Unit VIII) is equipped with John Brown Engineering Gas Turbines Frame 9 gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 116.4MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from John Brown Engineering Gas Turbines, Mitsubishi Power and Siemens.

Methodology

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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