Swansea MP Yasmin Catley is backing the Munmorah Power Station site for the 700-megawatt Waratah Super Battery. Ms Catley has written to Treasurer and Energy Minister Matt Kean, asking him to consider putting the battery at the old Munmorah site.
Mr Kean has described the project as the "largest network battery in the southern hemisphere" that will help "secure the state's energy future, following the closure of the Eraring Power Station".
He recently told Parliament that the government "will go through a competitive process, but it is looking to utilise government-owned sites like Lake Munmorah, as an example".
Read the full article published in the Newcastle Herald 22nd April 2022