Roxburgh is a 320MW hydro power project. It is located on Clutha river/basin in Southland, New Zealand. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1956. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Contact Energy.

Roxburgh underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2024. The project generated 1,610 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1956.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro Canada was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of francis turbines, each with 40MW nameplate capacity.

Farra Engineering supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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