Proposed gas-fired power station would generate up to 750megawats of electricity on demand

Matthew Kelly
Updated March 23 2021 - 11:29pm, first published December 23 2020 - 2:35pm
Liddell power station is due to close in 2023.
Liddell power station is due to close in 2023.

A gas-fired power station proposed for the former Kurri Kurri aluminum smelter site has been declared as Critical State Significant Infrastructure.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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