Federal Government pressure on AGL defies market operator advice, says academic

5 April 2018

The Turnbull Government has “revived a dead horse to flog it again”, said a leading Australian energy academic during the latest public stand-off between the government and AGL over the Liddell power station closure.

Australian National University Energy Change Institute director Professor Ken Baldwin said politics rather than policy appeared the most likely driver of this week’s very public government pressure on AGL to sell the Muswellbrook power station to rival Alinta Energy rather than close it in 2022.

Read the full story on the Newcastle Herald website.