Environmental approval for Hunter Power project (gas-fired power plant)

Last updated: 11 April 2022

The Hunger Power Project's environmental standards, approved by the Australian government, will begin its 660 MW gas-fired power plant at Kurri Kurri with AUD 600 million in government funding. The project will secure affordable, reliable power and create 600 direct jobs and 1,200 indirect jobs. The Hunter Power Project also supports the objectives of the government’s gas-fired recovery program, which is crucial to recover the economy from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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