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The Tallawarra B project will not be enough to offset the 1000 megawatts that will be lost from the closure of Liddell Power Station in 2023. | Newcastle Herald

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The federal government has not ruled out building a gas-fired power plant a Kurri Kurri despite the announcement that a similar plant is to be built in the state’s Illawarra region. The NSW and federal governments announced on Tuesday that they would provide $83 million to assist in the establishment of Energy-Australia’s Tallawarra B project. However, the $400 million, 300 megawatt “fast start” plant will not be enough to offset the 1000 megawatts that will be lost from the closure of Liddell power station in 2023. A six-month window that the Federal Government set the energy sector to prove that it can replace the dispatchable power to be lost from the closure of Liddell power station ended last Friday. READ MORE:…



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