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Century-Old Australia Coal Plant Makes Way for Giant Battery

  • EnergyAustralia to speed closure of Yallourn power station
  • Clean-energy transition is exceeding forecasts, MD says
The Yallourn coal-fired power station in the Latrobe Valley.
The Yallourn coal-fired power station in the Latrobe Valley.Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg
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EnergyAustralia will accelerate the closure of a 100-year-old coal-fired plant and install a giant storage battery to achieve a faster transition to clean power that’s leaving aging fossil fuel sites uncompetitive.