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Poihipi Power Station
Country New Zealand
Location Taupo
Coordinates 38°37′49″S 176°2′30″E / 38.63028°S 176.04167°E / -38.63028; 176.04167Coordinates: 38°37′49″S 176°2′30″E / 38.63028°S 176.04167°E / -38.63028; 176.04167
Status Operational
Commission date 1996
Owner(s) Contact Energy

The Poihipi Power Station is a geothermal power station owned and operated by Contact Energy. It is located on Poihipi Road near Taupo in New Zealand.

The plant produces around 350 GWh pa, utilising geothermal steam from the Wairakei field, and is operated as part of the Wairakei geothermal system.

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Electricity Generation at Poihipi, New Zealand.
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