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Claims Tallawarra power station announcement a ‘greenwash’ | Illawarra Mercury



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The state government is chipping in $83 million to help build a new power plant on the shores of Lake Illawarra – just five months after approving the project. The development – known as Tallawarra B – is an expansion of EnergyAustralia’s existing Tallawarra plant. Capable of running on both natural gas and hydrogen, it has been touted as Australia’s first net zero emissions hydrogen and gas-capable power plant, with direct carbon emissions from the project offset over its operational life. But some critics have suggested this could be little more than “greenwash”. Read more: Warrawong woman crashed while six times over the limit Pumping out more than 300 megawatts the Tallawarra B plant will pick up the deficit left…

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