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Australia’s Top Emitter Plans to Split Off Its Coal Plants

  • AGL plans to split off coal generation into separate unit
  • Second unit would focus on retail operations and renewables
AGL Energy’s Loy Yang Power Station in the Latrobe Valley, Australia.

AGL Energy’s Loy Yang Power Station in the Latrobe Valley, Australia.

Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg
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Australia’s AGL Energy Ltd., the nation’s biggest emitter, plans to split off its coal-fired generation into a separate unit as increased renewables generation upends the nation’s electricity landscape.