Liddell Power Station closes in Hunter Valley

Liddell Power Station, Hunter Valley
Liddell Power Station, Hunter Valley

The last operating unit (LD01) of the Liddell Power station in the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia was turned off on 28 April 2023 after 52 years of operation.

Liddell Power Station shutdown
Liddell Power Station shutdown 28 Apr 2023

The closure of Liddell Power Station in New South Wales in April marks major progress in the state’s plan to move away from polluting coal to clean, affordable and reliable renewable energy, said the Climate Council.

Liddell is the 13th coal power station to close in a decade in Australia’s national electricity market.

Power station closures in Australia
Power station closures in Australia. Source @OpenNew

After Liddell closes, there are still 18 coal fired power stations remaining in operation in Australia.

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