Kwinana Waste to Energy Plant, Western Australia, Australia

Last Modified: Mon Oct 22 2018 17:31:56 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 36 MW
    planned generation capacity of the Kwinana Waste to Energy Plant. The plant will be constructed on Leath Road within the Kwinana Industrial Zone.
  • 400,000 tonnes
    of household, commercial and industrial waste — one quarter of Perth’s post recycling rubbish — will be diverted from landfill to be thermally treated and converted into steam to produce electricity. Remaining ash will be used to make construction materials.
  • 50,000
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the plant each year.
  • 200,000 tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the plant is operational - equivalent to taking 43,000 cars off the road.
  • 8
    Number of councils - South Perth, Canning, Mandurah, Kwinana, Armadale, Gosnells, Serpentine Jarrahdale and Murray - that will send their waste to the plant instead of landfill. 20-year waste supply agreements with both the Rivers Regional Council, representing seven Local Government Authorities (LGAs), and separately with the City of Kwinana.
  • 5
    major organisations involved: A) Project Developer: Phoenix Energy, Macquarie Capital and Dutch Infrastructure Fund B) EPC and O&M: Acciona, Veolia C) Distribution: South West Interconnected System
  • $668 million
    estimated project cost. $275 million of equity finance from Macquarie Capital and DIF. $23 million - ARENA. $90 million - CEFC. $400 million of debt finance from a group of financial institutions and the CEFC.
  • 800
    peak jobs during construction phase.
  • 60
    FTE during operational phase.
  • Oct 2018
    Expected start of construction with completion expected by 2021.
  • Jul 2018
    Pre-civil works commence.
  • 18 Oct 2018
    Operations and Maintenance service agreement signed with Veolia for a 25-year period, valued at $450 million.