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Generators on alert after NSW outage

Jan 18, 2019 - Australian Financial Review

Major power generators are on high alert ahead of Friday's expected squeeze on electricity supply in NSW after a sudden outage at EnergyAustralia's 435-megawatt Tallawarra gas plant near Wollongong late on Thursday afternoon.

The gas plant's failure increases the risk that the National Electricity Market will see a shortfall in supply during a forecast stepping-up of the heatwave across NSW on Friday, after the system had successfully negotiated several tight passages during the summer's h...