Colongra gas-fired power station running at historic high levels to stabilise energy grid

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated June 2 2022 - 9:45pm, first published 9:42pm
Gas power helping to prop-up energy grid

The Colongra gas-fired power station on the NSW Central Coast has been running at historically high levels in recent months in an attempt to sure up an increasingly unstable electricity grid.


Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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