Lifeline for largest coal plant 'not corporate welfare'

By Samantha Lock
Updated May 23 2024 - 12:30pm, first published 12:28pm
NSW's Eraring coal-fired power plant will have its life extended after a deal with Origin Energy. (HANDOUT/GREENPEACE)
NSW's Eraring coal-fired power plant will have its life extended after a deal with Origin Energy. (HANDOUT/GREENPEACE)

The life of Australia's largest coal-fired power station will be extended for at least two years in a deal that could cost NSW taxpayers up to $450 million, which has been slammed by clean-energy advocates.

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