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OFFSHORE WIND BRIEFING IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL

OFFSHORE WIND BRIEFING IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL

Energy security is a matter of national security, according to Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester. “Every country needs to be able to keep the lights on and ensure it can still manufacture products that are needed in a modern society,” Mr Chester...

LATROBE VALLEY COULD BENEFIT FROM HYDROGEN HUB

New investments in clean hydrogen and carbon capture technologies are set to create more jobs including in the Latrobe Valley. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester welcomed the announcement that Latrobe Valley is likely to benefit from a hydrogen hub. Mr...
HYDROGEN OPERATIONS BEGIN IN LATROBE VALLEY

HYDROGEN OPERATIONS BEGIN IN LATROBE VALLEY

Operations have commenced at Loy Yang Power Station and Hastings hydrogen liquefication, storage and loading terminal to turn brown coal into hydrogen. Federal Member for Gippsland Darren Chester said the Federal Government had committed $50 million to the Hydrogen...

STATEMENT FROM DARREN CHESTER ON YALLOURN CLOSURE

Today’s announcement of the decision to close the Yallourn Power Station four years earlier than originally planned will be a blow to workers, their families, local suppliers and the broader Gippsland region. I want to thank all Latrobe Valley power station workers...

HELPING HOTELS LOWER THEIR POWER BILLS

Small and medium hotels across Gippsland can access support to lower their power bills and invest in their business. Local MP Darren Chester said hotels, motels and serviced apartment complexes with up to 99 rooms can access grants up to $25,000 for energy-saving...