Australia’s Largest Coal-Fired Power Station, Eraring, to Close in 2025, Seven Years Early

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Takeaways:

  • The largest coal fired power plant in Australia, the Eraring station, has announced it will close in 2025, seven years earlier than it previously planned.
  • The decision was made in response to rapidly changing conditions in the national electricity markets.
  • Other plant closures have been announced due to the rise in cheaper renewable energy which has reached more than 30% of grid generation.

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