Hydropower / Pumped Hydro Energy StorageProject Kidston Pumped Hydro Energy Storage
This report provides details on lessons learnt from the transmission line development and with regard to the EPC Contractor.
Genex Power Limited (Genex, Company or Owner) is the 100% owner and developer of the Kidston Clean Energy Hub, located in North Queensland (the Kidston Hub). Stage 1 of the Kidston Hub was completed in the form of the 50MW Stage 1 Kidston Solar Project, which was energised in November 2017. Stage 2 of the Kidston Hub is the 250MW Pumped Storage Hydro Project (K2 Hydro or Project) which is currently under construction, having reached financial close in May 2021.
A further Stage 3 of the Kidston Hub, being a wind project of approximately 150MW, is currently in feasibility stages along with a potential co-located solar farm of up to 270MW.
This Lessons Learnt Report will aim to provide details on the lessons learnt from the transmission line development and lessons learnt in respect to the EPC Contractor.