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The death of coal-fired power is inevitable — yet the government still has no plan to help its workforce – The Conversation AU

Yallourn power station, Australia’s oldest and dirtiest coal plant, will close four years ahead of schedule. Without a national policy, coal workers are left dangerously…



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Yallourn power station Australias oldest, dirtiest coal plant will close four years ahead of schedule in 2028. Announcing the move this week, operator Energy Australia said it will build a giant energy storage battery on the site to make room for more renewables. This is a powerful statement about where our energy system is heading.
Yallourn has operated for 47 years burning brown coal. It supplies one-fifth of Victorias energy and employs 500 permanent workers and hundreds more contractors. Its…

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