The Water Corporation is keen to sign a short term or long term electricity supply arrangement of about 2MW sourced from renewable sources.

The Greenough River Solar Farm and the Mumbida wind farm were earlier expected to supply renewable energy to the SSDP as per an announcement by the Water Corporation in August 2011.

Australia-based wave technology developer, Carnegie developed the Perth Wave Energy Project had announced a power purchase deal with the Australian Department of Defense, but a final decision is now expected to be taken shortly.