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Morrison government bankrolls $600m Hunter Valley gas plant – Sydney Morning Herald

The Morrison government will direct its Snowy Hydro power corporation to build a $600 million gas-fired power plant in the Hunter Valley, ignoring calls that the…

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Earlier this month, EnergyAustralia said it would build a 316MW gas-fired power plant at Tallawarra, just south of Wollongong. That power station came with a $78 million sweetener to support its introduction of hydrogen as a complement fuel in a bid to provide a gateway for the emergency energy source.
Building a new gas power station in NSW will raise electricity prices for residents and businesses, not lower them, said Andrew Stock, a long-serving energy executive and spokesman for the environmental…

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