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  • Jun, 2020
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 13,219,982 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the year.

    Refers to total scope 1 emissions (t CO₂-e) in the year to 30 June 2020 according to the Clean Energy Regulator.

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  • May, 2020
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    Unit trip: Eraring

    A unit trip is an incident where an entire unit of a coal power station reduces its generation to zero. Source: OpenNEM, The Australia Institute

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  • Mar, 2020
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    Origin Energy fined over alleged Eraring Power Station dust breach

    Origin Energy is fined $15,000 by the NSW Environmental Protection Authority, following over alleged dust emissions from the Eraring Power Station at Lake Macquarie in October 2019. The NSW EPA alleges the ash dam was not being operated in a manner which would have minimised the dust emissions.

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  • Mar, 2020
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    Unit trip: Eraring

    A unit trip is an incident where an entire unit of a coal power station reduces its generation to zero. Source: OpenNEM, The Australia Institute

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  • Feb, 2020
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    Unit trip: Eraring

    A unit trip is an incident where an entire unit of a coal power station reduces its generation to zero. Source: OpenNEM, The Australia Institute

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  • Dec, 2019
    Cloud containg particles of CO2 gas

    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 1,269,062 tonnes of CO₂ throughout the month.

    Data is approximate, calculated using AEMO generation and Clean Energy Regulator emissions data for December 2019.

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  • Dec, 2019
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    Unit trip: Eraring

    A unit trip is an incident where an entire unit of a coal power station reduces its generation to zero. Source: OpenNEM, The Australia Institute

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  • Dec, 2019
    Bolt of electricity crossed out

    Unit trip: Eraring

    A unit trip is an incident where an entire unit of a coal power station reduces its generation to zero. Source: OpenNEM, The Australia Institute

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  • Aug, 2019
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    Eraring Power Station reports licence non-compliance related to excessive dust emissions

    The NSW Environment Protection Authority alleges Eraring Coal Power Station did not comply with a licence condition, in reference to excessive dust emissions from the vicinity of the Eraring Power Station Ash Dam.

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  • Jun, 2019
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    Eraring Coal Power Station releases 36kg of mercury

    Eraring Coal Power Station reports releasing 36kg of mercury & compounds in the year to 30 June 2019.

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