Secure power for a data centre

Australian Unity Data Centre

Project Notes

Site Owner:Australian Unity

Commission date:2013

System components:C65x2 iCHP Microturbines with heat recovery and thermax absorption

Cogeneration capacity:130 kW power, 200kW heat and/or 160 kW Chill

Fuel source:Natural Gas

System application:Combined Cooling, Heat & Power (CCHP)

Key outcomes

  • Data centre power 
  • Air-conditioning security 
  • Low maintenance 
  • Long fixed price maintenance plan 


  • Retrofitted to the existing building 
  • Low noise 

One of Australia‚Äôs oldest mutual companies uses Capstone microturbines to provide secure combined Cooling, Heat and Power (CCHP) for it’s head quarters. This ensures power security as well as reducing the South Melbourne data centre’s CARB and operating costs.