Yallourn's early retirement points to Victoria's retreat from coal

ENERGYAUSTRALIA is retiring its brown-coal-fuelled Yallourn power station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley four years earlier than planned to mid-2028 as renewables and gas-fired generation make further inroads.

Yallourn's early retirement points to Victoria's retreat from coal Yallourn's early retirement points to Victoria's retreat from coal Yallourn's early retirement points to Victoria's retreat from coal Yallourn's early retirement points to Victoria's retreat from coal Yallourn's early retirement points to Victoria's retreat from coal

Yallourn power station in Victoria.

Speculation is mounting that Victoria will move out of coal-fired power completely because its brown coal is high in ash and is a major contributor to greenhouse gases.