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 in 1986 and CIPS now has 310MW of installed capacity. C3 is in the process of being decommissioned thereby reducing the total MW availability from 310MW to 279MW.

Cycle Open and combined
Capacity 279MW
Fuel Natural gas (diesel for back-up)

Small Photo of Weddell Power StationWeddell

The Weddell Power Station (WPS) connects to the Darwin-Katherine grid and consists of two 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 (KPS) has been operational since 1987. The station contains four open cycle gas turbines.

Cycle Open
Capacity 36.5MW
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 (RGPS) was commissioned in 1973 and remains a source of electricity for the Alice Springs area. RGPS has been kept operational to provide more capacity to
the Alice Springs system.

Cycle Open
Capacity 44.1MW
Fuel Natural gas (diesel for back-up)

Owen Springs

The Owen Springs Power Station (OSPS) uses the latest dual fuel and gas spark reciprocating technology to service the Alice Springs Community. The station was first commissioned in 2011 and underwent a 41MW expansion in 2019

Cycle Open
Capacity 77MW
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.

The installation of 7.5 MW of new gas and diesel capacity was completed in 2019, which will enable the future decommissioning of aged diesel units.

Cycle Open
Capacity 19.8MW
Fuel Natural gas (diesel for back-up)


The Yulara Power Station (YPS) is the only commercial source of electricity in the Yulara area, servicing the Ayers Rock Resort. and the Yulara township.

Cycle Open
Capacity 11MW
Fuel CNG (compressed natural gas) and diesel

Kings Canyon solar arrayKings Canyon

The Kings Canyon Power Station (KCPS) 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 1.05MW
Fuel Diesel and Solar PV