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We must control detonation of coal-fired power plants – Sydney Morning Herald

Our failure to recognise the risk of unplanned power plant closures, like the one announced this week, has left the electricity grid in a precarious position. This…

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Theres a ticking bomb in our electricity grid – coal-fired generation – and its uncontrolled detonation will drive supply shortages, increase prices and harm Australian communities.
This week we got a glimpse of what an uncontrolled detonation could look like. The owners of the Yallourn coal-fired power station in Victoria brought its closure date forward by four years to 2028. This announcement came despite Yallourns owners reaffirming a 2032 closure just last year.
The Yallourn power station will…

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