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The first of Liddell power station's four 500 megawatt turbines will be shut down on Friday.

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
March 31 2022 - 6:30pm
Engine room: Liddell power station's turbine hall. Picture: Max Mason Hubers

The first of Liddell power station's four 500 megawatt turbines will be shut down on Friday, marking a major milestone in the state's clean energy transition.

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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.