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Snowy Hydro CEO Paul Broad calls for renewed discussion about accessing gas resources

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
January 19 2021 - 6:30pm
Decision pending: Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Snowy Hydro chief executive Paul Broad. The federal government appears keen to build a gas-fired power plant at Kurri.

The chief executive of Snowy Hydro Paul Broad says tapping into the Sydney to Newcastle gas pipeline is the most efficient short term option for fuelling the federal government's proposed Kurri gas power plant.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

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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