Horizon Power – Kununurra Generation Reliability Upgrade Project – 22MW

Contract Power was awarded the contract for an upgrade to the existing Horizon Power Kununurra Power Station located within the town. The current station is providing back up to the Ord Hydro power supply. The contract involved the upgrade to existing site infrastructure, procurement of new diesel generation and relocation of existing Horizon Power assets.

The project incorporated the removal of existing Horizon Power infrastructure and upgrades from its mobile fleet in Carnarvon, including mechanical and electrical control system upgrades. The supply and install of 330,000L of diesel infrastructure on site, upgrades to all existing generation control systems and HV network switch-gear to provide an automated site for black start operations in the event of unplanned and planned outages. Reticulation of 22kV upgrades around the site and removal of existing 6.6kV equipment that will be made redundant.

The project was completed successfully in September 2016