Project Date2021 - CurrentClient

We are providing freshwater scientific advice in relation to the current and future operations of the Wairakei Geothermal Power Plant. Dating from the 1950s, it is one of the oldest geothermal power developments in the world and Contact Energy plan to substantially modernise the way it generates electricity at the site. This will result in a significant change in how the plant interacts with the Waikato River, leading to meaningful improvements in the health of the awa.