AGL will not make final investment decision on Tomago peaking plant by federal government's April deadline

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
March 5 2021 - 6:00pm
An artist's impression of the Kurri Kurri gas peaking plant.

The federal government's proposed gas-fired power plant at Kurri Kurri will almost certainly go ahead after AGL confirmed it would not be in a position to make a final investment decision on its $400 million Tomago peaking plant by the government's April deadline.

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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.