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Zenith Energy is one of Australia’s leading Independent Power Producers

With excess of 500MW capacity under contract or in-development, we are committed to growing our Renewable Energy portfolio, and helping our clients reach net zero.

About us

Integrating thermal and sustainable fuel sources, with innovative technologies, to deliver cost-effective solutions

At Zenith Energy we integrate a complete range of thermal and sustainable fuel sources, together with innovative technologies, to deliver cost-effective and reliable solutions for clients.

We offer a Build – Own – Operate service model and also specialise in tailored microgrids for remote off-grid power and grid-connected precincts.

Why Zenith Energy

Extensive knowledge of and experience in the remote power industry
Proven security and quality of supply
Delivery of tailored cost-effective power solutions
Long-term partnerships with clients
Agnostic to the type of fuel and equipment to be used
Vertically integrated offer comprising design, engineering, procurement, construction, operational and maintenance capabilities
Industry leader in hybrid power solutions
Tailored microgrids for remote off-grid power and grid-connected precincts

History

Zenith was founded in 2006 by Executive Chairman Doug Walker.

Prior to establishing Zenith, Doug was a founding director and key executive of StateWest Power Pty Ltd (StateWest). StateWest was one of Australia’s largest privately owned Independent Power Producer (IPP) companies, which was subsequently acquired by Wesfarmers Energy.

Our first major Zenith contract was signed with Chevron in 2008 for the company’s Barrow Island facilities. This contract was on a Build – Own – Operate (BOO) and Manage – Operate – Maintain (MOM) basis. The power was provided via hybrid gas turbines and gas reciprocating generators. Since that time, we have continued to secure and deliver numerous quality long-term contracts.

2022
Peel Renewable Microgrid

3.7MW

2021
Warrawoona

26.3MW (4MW Solar PV)

2021
King of the Hill (KOTH), RED 5

30MW (2MW Solar PV)

2020
Plutonic, Superior Gold

Additional 6MW, Total 38MW

2020
Tanami, Newmont Mining Services

Additional 34MW, Total 96MW

2019
Kirkalocka, Adaman Resources

14.5MW

2019
Daisy Milano, Silver Lake

PPA amendment, additional 6.3MW, Total 18.3MW

2018
Jundee, Northern Star Resources

Additional 6MW, Total 43MW

2018
Nova Nickel, Independence Group

PPA Amendment, additional 6MW. Solar PV
Total 25MW

2018
Phosphate Hill, Incitec Pivot Ltd

One year contract extension, 40MW

2018
Barrow Island, Chevron Resources

Ten year contract extension, 20MW

2018
Tanami, Newmont Mining Services

62MW

2017
Kundana, Northern Star Resources

14MW

2017
Dalgaranga, Gascoyne Resources

15MW

2017
Mt Morgans, Dacian Gold

17MW

2017
Halls Creek, Pantoro

6MW

2016
Jundee, Northern Star Resources

37MW

2015
Phosphate Hill, Incitec Pivot Limited

40 MW

2015
Nova Nickel, Independence Group

19MW Diesel

2014
Plutonic, Superior Gold

32MW

2014
Ok Tedi, Ok Tedi Mining

142 MW

2012
Daisy Milano, Silver Lake

12MW

2008
Barrow Island, Chevron Resources

16MW

2006
Zenith Pacific founded

Our values The key principles that govern Zenith’s strategic direction, business practices and decision-making.

Safety. Safety for people and the environment. A commitment to protecting the safety, health and wellbeing of our team, our contractors, our customers and the environment in which we operate.

Performance. Delivering sustainable energy solutions. Dedicated to providing safe, reliable and sustainable solutions with real benefits to our customers and our shareholders.

Accountability. Taking ownership. Valuing the ability of our people and our organisation to work diligently and honour our commitments, responsibly and with integrity.

Reliability. Consistency in the supply of energy. Inspiring confidence in our business model, our products and further enhancing our reputation in the market.

Knowledge. Innovative solutions and people. A commitment to continuous technical development and innovation of our products, services and our team.

Innovation and leadership

We strive to make a difference to the lives of our employees and the world around us

A key part of our company is the development of open and rewarding relationships, placing an emphasis on honesty and respect.

Having grown to become one of Australia’s leading independent power producers, we continue to look for ways in which we can do better. It’s one of the key reasons why we’re embarking on the journey to achieve Net Zero by 2035.

An organisation is not a single person, but a diverse group of people, each bringing their unique set of circumstances and experiences to the table.

We at Zenith embrace that patchwork and use it to empower the company in reaching key milestones on the journey to Net Zero.

Get to know our management team.

Our management team

Doug Walker
EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Hamish Moffat
MANAGING DIRECTOR
Graham Cooper
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Tim Cipolloni
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Dominic Da Cruz
EXECUTIVE ESG & STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT
Elvin Heng
EXECUTIVE CONTRACTS, COMMERCIAL & PROCUREMENT
Simon Jelly
EXECUTIVE RESOURCES, IPP GROWTH
Abby Kenward
MANAGER HR
Russell Purdy
MANAGER HSEQ

Our board of directors

PositionBoard Member
Doug WalkerExecutive Chairman
Zenith Energy
Hamish MoffatManaging Director and CEO
Zenith Energy
Stan KolencManaging Director, Head of APAC
OPTrust
Andrew CharlierManaging Director – Buyout and Secure Assets
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP)
Andrew PickeringCIO
Foresight