Upgrade will increase capacity without increasing coal consumption and emissions.

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
March 18 2021 - 9:30pm
Power boost: The Bayswater upgrade will improve its capacity by providing enough energy for up to 175,000 homes without increasing coal consumption and emissions.

A $152 million maintenance and upgrade program has commenced at AGL's Bayswater power station, the largest maintenance outage works ever undertaken on the Bayswater site.


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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