Territory Generation

Territory Generation is a government owned corporation of the Northern Territory (Australia), established on 1 July 2014. It had previously been an operational business unit of Power and Water Corporation. Territory Generation owns and operates eight power stations in the Northern Territory.[1]

Territory Generation
government owned corporation
IndustryElectricity generation
PredecessorPower and Water Corporation
FoundedJuly 1, 2014; 6 years ago (2014-07-01) in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Headquarters,
Australia
Area served
Northern Territory
OwnerGovernment of the Northern Territory
Websiteterritorygeneration.com.au

Territory Generation traces its history back to the first power stations in the Northern Territory which were built in 1934 in Darwin and 1937 in Alice Springs.[2]

Power stationsEdit

The Northern Territory does not have a single interconnected electricity transmission network. Territory Generation owns and operates eight power stations on five separate networks. Three of these are regulated by the Australian Energy Regulator and are managed by Power and Water Corporation.[3]

Darwin–KatherineEdit

Darwin and Katherine are on the largest regulated grid.

Alice SpringsEdit

The Alice Springs grid is the second-largest regulated grid.

Tennant CreekEdit

The smallest regulated grid services the area around Tennant Creek.

Kings CanyonEdit

Kings Canyon Power Station is the only commercial source of electricity in the area of Kings Canyon. It provides up to 1.1MW from a combination of solar and diesel generation.[4]

YularaEdit

Yulara Power Station services the town and locality of Yulara, Northern Territory. It produces 11MW from natural gas and diesel backup.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "About Us". Territory Generation. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Our History". Territory Generation. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Electricity Networks". Power and Water Corporation. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Kings Canyon Power Station". Territory Generation. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Yulara Power Station". Territory Generation. Retrieved 27 July 2018.