NiuPower is a Papua New Guinean (PNG) company dedicated to the generation of domestic power using the country’s own natural gas to support the electrification and development of PNG. NiuPower demonstrates that private sector investment in gas-fired power generation in PNG is practical and cost-effective. Read more…


The Port Moresby Power Station is NiuPower’s initial investment. NiuPower aims to build and strengthen strategic relationships amongst PNG-based partners and position the Independent Power Producer (IPP) for future growth through development of other gas-fuelled power plants in PNG. Read more…


The facts

  • High efficiency Wartsila W20V34SG gas engine generators

  • US$100+ million investment

  • Scheduled to be on-line Q1/2019

  • Providing reliable power to Port Moresby

  • The lowest cost dedicated grid connected thermal generation in the country

  • A material reduction in the environmental impact from power generation in PNG

Port moresby power station

The 58MW Port Moresby Power Station is PNG’s first dedicated grid connected gas-fired power plant and is located in Port Moresby near the PNG LNG project plant site. Development of the power station commenced in August 2017 and it is owned and operated by independent power producer NiuPower, a company jointly owned by Kumul Energy Limited and Oil Search Limited Power Holdings Limited.

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