August 30, 2022

Key Points

  • EnergyAustralia is committed to leading a responsible transition of the energy system and achieving net zero by 2050.
  • EnergyAustralia is investing in a range of energy projects to bring more capacity into the market and support the volume of renewables entering the system. Projects include:  The construction of Tallawarra B, Australia’s first hydrogen/gas peaking power station in NSW with over 300MW capacity with all direct greenhouse gas emissions to be fully offset over its operational life; Underpinning the Darlington Point and Riverina batteries in NSW for a combined 90MW; Investment in a 350MW four-hour battery in Victoria's Latrobe Valley; The storage services agreement for the 250MW Kidston pumped storage hydro project in Queensland.
  • EnergyAustralia is providing good supply into the system.
  • Three units are online at Yallourn power station in Victoria. A fourth unit is offline due to a planned outage and is expected to return to service on 2 September.
  • Mt Piper in New South Wales has both generating units operating at full capacity.
  • Our gas assets at Tallawarra, Newport and Hallett are operating to meet demand. Jeeralang is also available.
  • Our team is working hard to keep pumping power into the system to support our 1.6 million customers.



Supporting customers

EnergyAustralia’s EnergyAssist program means the power won’t be disconnected and debt collection activities won’t be initiated. Residential customers on the program also have access to tailored payment plans, energy audits, information on grant programs and advice on energy usage.

Through Rapid Business Assist, specialist advisors can discuss ways for EnergyAustralia’s small and medium-sized business customers to lower energy consumption, the government energy relief subsidies available, and options for tailored payment schedule.