Our Power Stations


Territory Generation produces electricity at our power stations for supply to Northern Territory cities and towns.

Darwin – Katherine Interconnected System


Channel IslandChannel Island Power Station

Channel Island Power Station (CIPS) is the largest power station in the Northern Territory and the main source of electricity for the Darwin – Katherine Interconnected system. The first units were commissioned at CIPS in 1986, and Channel Island now has 310MW of installed capacity. CIPS is a natural gas fired station, with diesel fuel back-up capability.

Cycle Open and combined
Capacity 310MW
Fuel Natural gas (diesel for back-up)

Small Photo of Weddell Power StationWeddell

The Weddell Power Station connects to the Darwin – Katherine grid and consists of three open cycle gas turbines commissioned in 2008, with a third commissioned in 2014.

Cycle Open
Capacity 129MW
Fuel Natural gas only

Small photo of Katherine Power StationKatherine

The Katherine Power Station has been operational since 1987. The station contains four open cycle gas turbines.

Cycle Open
Capacity 34.7MW
Fuel Natural gas (diesel for back-up)

Pine Creek

Territory Generation purchases power from Pine Creek Power Station which is independently owned and operated by Energy Development Limited (EDL). The station is connected to the Darwin – Katherine Interconnected system.

Cycle Open and combined
Capacity 26.6MW
Fuel Natural gas

Alice Springs System

Ron Goodin Power StationRon Goodin

The Ron Goodin Power Station was commissioned in 1973 and remains a major source of electricity in the Alice Springs area.

Cycle Open
Capacity 44.6MW
Fuel Natural gas (diesel for back-up)

Owen Springs

The Owen Springs Power Station uses the latest dual fuel reciprocating technology. With the majority of the capacity commissioned in 2011, Owen Springs Power Station services the Alice Springs Community.

Cycle Open
Capacity 36MW
Fuel Natural gas and diesel

Territory Towns

Tennant Creek

The Tennant Creek Power Station (TCPS) services the Tennant Creek township, and surrounding communities as far as Ali Curung, 150km south of Tennant creek.

Cycle Open
Capacity 16.7MW
Fuel Natural gas (diesel for back-up)

Yulara

The Yulara Power Station is the only commercial source of electricity in the Yulara area, servicing the Ayers Rock Resort.

Cycle Open
Capacity 10.95MW
Fuel CNG (compressed natural gas) and diesel

Kings Canyon solar arrayKings Canyon

The Kings Canyon Power Station is the only commercial source of electricity in the Kings Canyon area, servicing the Kings Canyon Resort and domestic customers.

Cycle Solar PV Station and Open cycle diesel
Capacity 1.176MW
Fuel Diesel and Solar PV