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AGL announces Bayswater power station will close between 2030 and 2033

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated February 15 2022 - 2:03am, first published February 14 2022 - 2:00pm
COAL FIRED: AGL's Bayswater Power Station could close by as early as 2030 due to pressure on the company to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.

AGL's Bayswater power station could close as early as 2030 due to unrelenting pressure to reduce emissions combined with the rise of renewables in the energy grid.


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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