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The NSW power play: Eraring explained

The country’s biggest coal-fired Power Station, Eraring, was meant to close in 2025. Instead, the NSW Government has extended operations after warnings the state’s grid could face blackouts and power shortages. What does the decision tell us about the current energy market, and its preparedness to transition to renewables? We answer your questions in the deep dive.

China Stone coal mine cancelled
Environment

Two coal mines, including the China Stone coal mine, have been cancelled by Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has cancelled two coal mines after they failed to address environmental concerns.

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek blocked plans for offshore wind farm.
Environment Politics

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has rejected a coal mine proposed by Clive Palmer

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek rejects Central QLD Coal’s mine near Great Barrier Reef, citing pollution risks. First major coal project refused by Fed Environment Minister after public consultation. Government assesses coal projects case-by-case.

Australia's revenue from coal exports rose by $73 billion in the last financial year
Economics Environment

Australia’s revenue from coal exports rose by $73 billion in the last financial year

Revenue from Australian coal exports rose by $73 billion in the 2021/22 financial year, according to the Australia Institute, a policy research and advocacy organisation.

Environment News

Mike Cannon-Brookes has failed in his bid to buy AGL and shut down its coal plants

Environment

Australia’s largest coal-fired power plant will shut down seven years early

Environment Politics

PEP 11 will no longer proceed

Climate: Why 120 World Leaders Gathered In Scotland At The Same Time
Environment

Climate: Why 120 world leaders gathered in Scotland at the same time

Climate: Understanding Net Zero In 1½ Minutes
Environment

Climate: Understanding net zero in 1½ minutes

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