Friday, April 27, 2018

AGL announces Newcastle gas-fired power plant to replace the Liddell power station

AGL has released details for a gas-fired power plant in New South Wales, as part of its plans to replace the aging Liddell coal-fired station and move towards cleaner energy.
The Liddell Power Station will be replaced by a new gas-fired power plant in 2022.
The company said it was investing up to $400 million in the 252-megawatt facility to be built near Newcastle and be completed during 2022.

Its announcement to the Australian stock exchange follows pressure from the Federal Government to sell the Liddell coal-fired station in the New South Wales Hunter Valley, so it could stay open beyond its planned closure in 2022.


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